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Good News Friday

Despite the war having resumed, I feel the need to post another Good News Friday installment after missing a couple recently. I was going to post about all the wonderful organizations that have been providing aid, food, treats, hospitality and … Continue reading

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Yerushalayim shel Maala, Yerushalayim shel Mata – Jerusalem from above and below

Jerusalem is often spoken of in terms of “Yerushalayim shel Maala” – the Heavenly, or spiritual, Jerusalem, and “Yerushalayim shel Mata” – the earth-bound, physical city of Jerusalem.  Each aspect has its own special characteristics, and Jerusalem can only ever … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

To make up for last week’s shortfall, and to continue our Yom Haa’atzmaut celebrations, this week’s Good News Friday installment is going to be a super-bumper family size economy pack. :-) First, a retrospective study from the Israel Export Institute … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Continuing on from yesterday’s good news, here is today’s bumper crop of Good News Friday in honour of the upcoming Purim. In Jerusalem, 9 tiny unopened Dead Sea Scrolls have been discovered – or re-discovered: An Israeli scholar turned up … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s time for another dose of Good News Friday. My first item today is another amazing advance from Israel’s vaunted bio-med sector: An Israeli company grows new bones from patients’ fat! … while repairing bones with casts or synthetic or … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Another week has rolled around so fast, and it’s time for my next Good News Friday installment. We start with one of my favourite subjects – archaeology.  An ancient jug from the First Temple period has been discovered. This might … Continue reading

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