Daily Archives: 13 September 2013

Yom Kippur 5774 – Gmar Hatima Tova

Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is upon us once again, beginning in a few hours time here in Israel, when we will be entering a 25-hour fast with day-long prayer services, composed of beautiful, spiritual and emotional prayers and … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Despite the depressing nature of my previous post, and most of my other posts this week, as always there are bright spots of good news that deserve an airing before Shabbat. This is especially true this weekend when we are … Continue reading

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The Cold War just got colder

We all thought the Cold War was over when the Berlin Wall fell and communist countries overthrew their corrupt dictatorships. Well, it appears we were wrong. Following is is a quick round-up of Putin’s latest shenanigans and interference in the … Continue reading

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