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Good News Friday

This week’s edition of Good News Friday is going to be a bit of a mixed bunch.  I will start with noting that today is a sad day: Asara BeTevet, the fast of the 10th of Tevet, commemorating the start … Continue reading

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Low-level Palestinian terrorism growing in intensity

In case you thought that low-level Palestinian terrorism has disappeared, I regret to inform you otherwise. There has been a spate of stone-throwing, fire-bombings and other relatively low-level terrorist attacks over the last few months, causing one to wonder whether … Continue reading

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Israel’s snowy wonderland

Yes, I know there are elections in 12 days time. I know that the White House has made some very controversial and uncomfortable nominations for important government posts. I know that the Middle East is in huge and violent turmoil. … Continue reading

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Yom Hazikaron 2012 – Israel’s Memorial Day

Yom Hazikaron has begun just a short while ago, and with it the usual mix of sadness leading to joy a day later on Yom Haatzmaut (Independence Day). Here are a few links to bring the atmosphere over to you. … Continue reading

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