Monthly Archives: September 2017

Yom Kippur 5778 – 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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An epic moment at the UN as former Hamas member speaks up for Israel

This has to be one of the most epic and stunning moments in the history of the UN.  Once more the UN Human Rights Wrongs Council was holding a debate on “the human rights situation in Palestine”. All the usual … Continue reading

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The Nasty Party: Labour doubles down on antisemitism

Britain’s Labour Party is holding its annual conference in Brighton, and besides the main event, a fringe event was held, ostensibly on “Free Speech on Israel”,  which in practice was an opportunity to rant about Israel, comparing it to Nazis, … Continue reading

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Three murdered in Palestinian terror attack in Har Adar

After a period of quiet, another Palestinian terror attack struck Israel today, at the gates of Har Adar, a quiet little community in the Jerusalem foothills: Three Israeli security officers were killed and one was seriously hurt in a terror … Continue reading

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Iran and North Korea provoke Israel and the West

We were offline for 3 days and we seem to have missed a possible outbreak of WW3! This Ongoing War reports that on Tuesday the Iranians sent a drone over Israel which Israel successfully shot down: All the ominous recent … Continue reading

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Shana Tova Umetuka – 5778

Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins tonight, and lasts for 2 days, until sundown on Friday night.  This year, since Rosh Hashana falls on Thursday and Friday, we then run straight into Shabbat, giving us a 3-day festival (so … Continue reading

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