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Good News Friday

This past week has been a rather difficult one for Israel, and yet, as always, we can find plenty of good news to brighten our Shabbat, so here is my latest Good News Friday installment. The first item will be … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Brian Goldfarb’s Israel trip

This is another guest post from frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb. This post is different from his (and my) usual posts: it is a sort of travel diary of his recent trip to Israel with his wife and two non-Jewish friends. … Continue reading

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Drowning out the anti-Israel voices and countering anti-Israel activism

Reader Pete asked in the comments the other day: I have been wondering why so many anti-Israel posts keep showing up on Yahoo News.  Are there really that many people who are anti-Israel, or anti-Semitic?  I actually doubt this is … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Time to dig ourselves out from under the snow and water and get ready for Shabbat with another Good News Friday post. It’s tempting to mention the amazing water level rise of the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) in this week’s … Continue reading

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Shana Tova Umetuka – 5773

Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins tonight, and lasts for 2 days, until sundown on Tuesday night.  The Jewish year follows the lunar calendar, and the the number counts the number of years since Creation. This year we will … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

The latest in my Good News Friday series. Via Haifa Diarist, reporting from Israel 21C, we learn of yet another brilliant Israeli invention which saves lives; this time it is a non-invasive system to prevent sepsis. “Sepsis is a huge … Continue reading

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