Monthly Archives: March 2019

Good News Friday

We moved the clocks forward last night so I have an extra hour to play with before Shabbat, yet I still seem to run out of time! But here’s a quick Good News Friday: Two extremely moving events took place … Continue reading

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President Trump recognizes Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights

In contrast to the bad news coming out of the south, we have excellent news from America (via Suzanne), a game-changer in the Middle East: On Monday evening, while Binyamin Netanyahu was in town for the AIPAC conference, President Trump … Continue reading

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Terrorism updates: Murders, rockets and long-range missiles

In the past couple of weeks, while we have been having a family health crisis, it has not been quiet and peaceful at all on our borders and within country. The worst attack was a combined shooting and stabbing at … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – Shushan Purim edition

Purim is finished in most of Israel and the world, but it is celebrated the following day, i.e. today, in Jerusalem and other cities that were walled in ancient times. So in honour of this special chag, here are a … Continue reading

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Purim Same’ach! Happy Purim

Let’s put aside all the very sad and depressing news that has been in the news this past week. Purim is here and it’s time to celebrate! The festival began at sundown this evening  when we went to shul and … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s been ages since I wrote a regular Good News Friday, but despite health problems in the family I want to get back on track. The first item of good news is that depsite Hamas’ attempt to ignite a war … Continue reading

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