Monthly Archives: October 2018

Remembering the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre amid calls for unity

The final dreadful toll from the Tree of Life synagogue massacre is 11 holy souls. Here are their names and stories: David Rosenthal, 54, and Cecil Rosenthal, 59 The two brothers were very involved in the local Jewish community. “Neither … Continue reading

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Horrific attack on Pittsburgh synagogue – at least 10 dead

Devastating news greeted us after the end of Shabbat. This morning, a murderous antisemite entered the Etz Chayim (Tree of Life) synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and opened fire on the congregants during a baby-naming ceremony, killing at least 10 (the … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – The Shabbat Project 2018

Instead of my regular Good News Friday post, (given that I only arrived back in Israel a couple of days ago and haven’t quite got my act together), I am going to post about the Shabbat Project (Or Shabbos in … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It seems weird writing a Good News Friday post immediately after writing about the missile attacks on Beer Sheva. But for the moment things are quiet (not necessarily a good thing if it means the government is not taking any … Continue reading

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Deja vu all over again: Hamas escalates, direct rocket hit on Beer Sheva house, Government waffles

For months, along with dozens of other Israeli bloggers and advocates, I have been writing about the incessant arson attacks via incendiary kites and balloons by Hamas and its terrorist proxies on the south of Israel, which have led to … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It has not been an easy week, to say the least, with the despicable terrorist murder of Kim Levengrond-Yehezkel and Ziv Hajbi in Barkan, and another stabbing in the Shomron Regional Brigade (bet you didn’t hear about that one!), not … Continue reading

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