Monthly Archives: August 2019

Good News Friday

In this week’s Good News Friday post I want to focus on the different ways that Arabs relate with Israel. This week the Israeli judoka Sagi Muki won the gold medal at the Judo World Championship in Tokyo (h/t Reality): … Continue reading

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Good News to start the week

On Friday I promised to post some good news after Shabbat, and I like to keep my promises, so here are a few good news items to lift our spirits. Although this doesn’t fall strictly into my “Friday post” kind … Continue reading

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Shabbat Shalom

There has been terrible news today. Rina Schnerb, age 17, was killed today by a Palestinian terrorist explosive device as she, her father and her brother were hiking next to a natural spring in Dolev, in the Binyamin region. Her … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a regular Good News Friday post, so here is my latest installment. Let’s start with some Israeli medical advances, which I haven’t written much about lately. Israeli researchers have found a DNA vaccine … Continue reading

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Tisha B’Av 5779 – 2019

The destruction of the Temple and Jerusalem on Tisha Be’Av Since the 9th day of Av fell yesterday, on Shabbat when we do not mourn, the fast itself was deferred to today, beginning last night at sundown and finishing at … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Friday Erev Tisha B’Av

Today is not a regular Friday. It is Erev Tisha B’Av, and although we do not mourn on Shabbat (thus the fast is put off until Sunday), we are still carrying on in a more minor key than usual. Add … Continue reading

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