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Good News Friday

In the spirit of my previous post, what better way to finish the week than with another Good News Friday post. Let’s start with some excellent news from Israel’s biomedical sector. Israeli researchers have engineered a new substance that can … Continue reading

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My 40th Aliya anniversary!

Today, exactly 40 years ago, on the Thursday between Bereishit and Noach, I made aliya from England. (The exact date was 13th October 1977, Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan 5738). In the beginning… I fell in love with Israel long before I … Continue reading

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Trump decertifies the Iran deal

After the festivals were over we were greeted with the very good news that President Donald Trump had announced that he was not going to recertify the JCPOA – the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, commonly known as “the Iran … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

The chagim are finally over and it’s back to normal programming at last, so I’m happy to post my first “regular” Good News Friday installment for this year. Since the latest news concerned the US withdrawal from UNESCO, signifying support … Continue reading

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Great news! US to withdraw from UNESCO, Israel to follow suit

Great news to start the year! What better news to greet us after Simchat Torah than the Trump Administration announcing its plans to withdraw from UNESCO! The reasons were both financial and because of UNESCO’s anti-Israel bias (which I have … Continue reading

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Simchat Torah 5778 – Chag Same’ach!

The marathon of Jewish holidays is almost over. as the last and most joyous festival of the holiday season approaches– Sukkot finishes tonight and Simchat Torah begins. But before that, today, the last day of Sukkot, is known as Hoshana … Continue reading

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