Monthly Archives: November 2021

Happy Chanukah – 2nd night. Kaf Tet beNovember

(This post is published a day late. In my defense m’lud, I was babysitting and only got around to publishing after midnight…) In a fortuitous turn of the calendar this year, the 29th November fell on the second day of … Continue reading

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Chanukah Same’ach! 1st Night

Chanukah has begun here in Israel, and windows are lighting up all over the country with candles and oil lamps twinkling in the dark. Chanukah is one of my favourite chagim, since it requires very little preparation but lots of … Continue reading

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Kristallnacht – 83 years

It is the 83rd anniversary of Kristallnacht tonight, the massive pogrom against the Jews organized by the Nazi regime in Germany in 1938, signalling the beginning of the Shoah, the planned genocide of the Jews. There had in fact been … Continue reading

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