Monthly Archives: May 2019

Good News Friday

It’s been a while since I last wrote a regular Good News Friday post, so this is a kind of return to normal programming (for the moment): Since I’m in celebratory mood after the birth of our grandson this week, … Continue reading

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Israel turns into Italy – Knesset dissolves 7 weeks after the elections

Israel turned into the Middle Eastern version of Italy tonight as Binyamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition, and the Knesset voted to dissolve itself – a mere 7 weeks or so after the last elections. As far as I … Continue reading

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Mazal tov! We are grandparents again!

I am delighted to tell the world that we became the proud grandparents of a new baby grandson today! ❤ What is more unusual is that the new baby has 6 (SIX!!) big sisters. The happy (and rather overtired) new … Continue reading

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Shabbat Shalom

There is no time for a Good News Friday post today, and altogether with the country burning up in an extreme heat wave, with wildfires everywhere, it’s not the right time. But I wanted to leave you instead with some … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – Eurovision2019 Edition

It’s back to normal programming for now with this week’s Good News Friday installment. This week the news in Israel has been dominated, not by missiles or Iran or even the formation of a new government, but by something MUCH … Continue reading

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From rockets to Eurovision to arson

Last week we had another of those mini-wars with Hamas which are becoming a habit and will no doubt continue to do so until Hamas is neutralised one way or another.  Despite the IDF having the capability of fully dealing … Continue reading

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