Monthly Archives: September 2018

Israel-Russia ties shaken after Russian plane downed by Syria

Yes, I know the headline does not make any logical sense. If a Russian plane was downed by Syria, why on earth should Israel get the blame? Let’s back up a bit and look at the chronology. Israel has had … Continue reading

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Yom Kippur 5779 – Gmar Hatima Tova!

Yesterday’s dreadful news about the murder of Ari Fuld has knocked us sideways and breathless. But we cannot stop the clock nor turn it back, and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is upon us once again. It begins in … Continue reading

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Pro-Israel activist and hero Ari Fuld Hy’d murdered by Palestinian terrorist

The most dreadful news reached us earlier today when we learned that Ari Fuld, the gregarious, prolific and always energetic blogger and pro-Israel advocate Ari Fuld was murdered by a low-down terrorist at Gush Etzion junction today. Although I never … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s the first Friday of 5779 and the last Friday before Yom Kippur. Luckily there is plenty of good news to fill my latest Good News Friday installment. Let’s start with a healing kind of item. US military veterans have … Continue reading

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Shana Tova Umetuka – 5779

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 number counts the number of years since Creation. This year we will mark … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s almost Rosh Hashana (starting Sunday night), so this is the last Good News Friday post of the Jewish year. It is therefore fitting that my first item should be about pomegranates, the fruit that most symbolizes Rosh Hashana, for … Continue reading

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