Category Archives: Slice of Israeli life

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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Petach Tikva – the organized crime capital of Israel?

I’ve been trying to avoid this subject for the simple reason that I don’t like to post bad news about Israel. There are more than enough outlets that are only too happy to bad-mouth Israel, whether truthfully or not, and … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It seems that Friday’s come round quicker every week! So here is this week’s Good News Friday installment. We’ll start with water, or rather, the lack of it. As we know, Israel has overcome its water shortage with recycling and … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s chol Hamo’ed Sukkot and we’ve emerged from the first day of Chag with half a day to catch our breath before heading into Shabbat. The whole festival is a “time of rejoicing” so I would normally be very happy … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s time for my next Good News Friday installment, and amazingly enough, one whole year has passed since I began this series.  In fact the first anniversary was almost 2 weeks ago, but I only noticed that a year had … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

This week, in contrast to previous weeks, I present you with a bumper-pack Good News Friday installment, chock-full of good news. :-) My first item comes from last week when we took part in a reunion Shabbat of British Olim, … Continue reading

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