Monthly Archives: July 2019

Good News Friday

We’ve had another difficult week in the family (someone in hospital, but hopefully coming home in a couple of days), but davka because of that I feel the need to post a Good News Friday installment. This week’s installment is … Continue reading

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Boris Johnson is Britain’s new PM

Theresa May officially stepped down yesterday as Britain’s Prime Minister and Boris Johnson took over. Theresa May’s final PMQ’s session in Parliament included this great dig at Jeremy Corbyn, which was supported by Ian Austin, a former Labour MP! 2. … Continue reading

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Shabbat Shalom

I decided to do something else this week instead of a regular Good News Friday or Shabbat Shalom post. As I wrote last week, we were in Florence for a week, and we had a fantastic time becoming “culture vultures” … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I’m writing this week’s Good News Friday post from Florence, Italy! I’m so happy to be on holiday in this beautiful city, far from the pressures of life back home in Israel, but don’t worry, Israel is never far from … Continue reading

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BBC Panorama documentary – is Labour antisemitic?

Anyone who has been following the Labour antisemitism scandal – which will include readers of this blog – will be able to provide the spoiler to my headline. The answer is simply a resounding “Yes”. What resonated with me was … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: antisemite or just young and yet to learn?

This is a guest post by frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb. He has a look at the sayings and doings of the (very) young Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. She has caused a stir, to say the least, with her stupid comments … Continue reading

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