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Good News Friday

It’s time for another Good News Friday installment and I apologize for publishing so close to Shabbat. My first item for this week is all about Israeli researchers who have engineered a heart of gold – literally! Scientists at Tel … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Once more a Good News Friday post appears after some tragic news.  But just as the celebrations of Independence Day directly follow on from the solemnity of Memorial Day, so Israelis feel the necessity in general to recover quickly from … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – Pesach edition

Welcome to this week’s special chametz-free Good News Friday Pesach edition. :-) We start with the wonderful news that over Pesach the number of Jews living in Israel crossed the 6 million mark, making Israel the largest population centre of … Continue reading

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Destroying Jewish history

In the middle of the Six Day War in 1967, Motta Gur may famously have announced “The Temple Mount is in our hands“, but the truth is that this is far from evident today.  The ongoing destruction at the hands … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Here is today’s Good News Friday installment, a special Sukkot edition in honour of Shabbat Chol Hamo’ed. The first item of good news for this week is that the workers at Dimona’s nuclear reactor will finally get their own shul … Continue reading

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Judaising Jerusalem? You betcha!

One of the most ridiculous charges against Israel by both extremist Muslims and the anti-Israel hard left is that of “Judaising” Jerusalem. Every time I hear that phrase it almost makes me giggle. Firstly, it just sounds ridiculous – such … Continue reading

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