Tag Archives: Jerusalem

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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Tisha BeAv 5774 – 2014

My apologies for posting so late. Yesterday we had no electricity, no internet (not related problems!) and a close member of the family rushed to hospital all more or less simultaneously. (And it was our wedding anniversary according to the … Continue reading

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Operation Protective Edge Day 18 – another casualty, more rockets, Islamic Jihad leaders targeted

We’re now halfway into the 18th day of Operation Protective Edge and the 8th day of the ground operation. Here’s a quick summary which I won’t update until after Shabbat unless something very dramatic happens before Shabbat. Day 18 … … Continue reading

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Operation Protective Edge Day 17: FAA flight ban rescinded, President Rivlin sworn in; Gaza school hit , Palestinians riot in Jerusalem

Thursday was the 17th day of Operation Protective Edge and the 7th day of the ground operation (I think. It’s becoming hard to keep count). The salient incidents of the day were as follows: The FAA ban on flying in … Continue reading

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Protective Edge, Day 3: More massive rocket volleys, IDF warns Gaza population to clear out

Operation Protective Edge (I still hate that name!) entered its third day yesterday (10th July), and as in the previous days it started with a bang. Or rather, with several bangs as Hamas began with volleys of rockets towards the … Continue reading

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Operation Protective Edge – huge volleys of rockets fired deep into Israel

Operation Protective Edge was finally launched yesterday by the IDF to counteract the massive volleys of missiles and rockets that are being fired by Hamas into Israel.  The army has asked for permission to mobilise up to another 40,000 reservists, … Continue reading

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