Category Archives: Israel news

Shana Tova Umetuka – 5775

Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins tonight, and lasts for 2 days, until sundown on Friday night. The Jewish year follows the lunar calendar, and the number counts the number of years since Creation. This year we will mark … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

The week has sped past and it’s time once more for another Good News Friday installment. We’ll start this week’s post with a little culture.  Violinist Maxim Vengerov says his heart and soul belong in Israel: It’s been a busy … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Protective Edge: Did Israel win?

This is another Guest Post by Brian Goldfarb, a continuation of sorts to his previous post about Operation Protective Edge. Perhaps this would better titled “An outsider’s view…: Part 2″, if only because what follows arises out of the Hamas/Islamic … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Another week has flown by and it’s time for my latest Good News Friday installment. We’ll start this week’s post with the very latest hot-off-the-press news from Apple, whose latest development has made one Israeli firm into a big winner: … Continue reading

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The land theft that wasn’t

Israel is once more in the dock of international opinion, accused of land theft, land grabbing, illegal settlement building, expansionism, imperialism and global warming. OK, I made that last one up. The “crime” was (as I mentioned in my post … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s time for another Good News Friday installment, and this time it will be back to my “regular” style as opposed to a war edition. My first item combines two of my favourite fields: international relations and hi-tech. The Japanese … Continue reading

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