Monthly Archives: September 2018

Simchat Torah 5779 – Chag Same’ach!

The marathon of Jewish holidays is almost over. as the last and most joyous festival of the holiday season approaches– Sukkot finishes tonight and Simchat Torah begins. But before that, today, the last day of Sukkot, is known as Hoshana … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – Shabbat Chol Hamo’ed edition

We are still in the middle of Sukkot, and it’s Shabbat Chol Hamo’ed tonight, the intermediate Shabbat of Sukkot, so I want to provide you with a slightly more inspiring edition than my usual Good News Friday posts. For a … Continue reading

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Netanyahu’s UN speech: “What Iran hides Israel will find”

While we were all enjoying the great outdoors or family visits during the (still ongoing) Sukkot festival, the leaders of the world have been gathering at the UN for the annual General Assembly opening. Tonight Binyamin Netanyahu proved himself to … Continue reading

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Sukkot 5779 – Chag Same’ach!

The festival of Sukkot, the most joyous festival in the Jewish calendar, begins tonight, lasting for 7 days (8 outside of Israel), running straight into the Simchat Torah festival on the 8th day (9th day outside Israel). Sukkot is the … Continue reading

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Some schadenfreude to start the week

It’s always nice to start the week with good news, so you might like this schadenfreude post. Ever since Donald Trump was elected President of the United States, he and his diplomatic team (UN Ambassador Nikki Haley and National Security … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Despite it all, the terrorism and hatred and simmering violence that we have seen in the last weeks, we are now approaching Sukkot, the happiest of our festivals. But first we have Shabbat in between, so I bring you this … Continue reading

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