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Good News Friday – Shushan Purim edition

Purim is finished in most of Israel and the world, but it is celebrated the following day, i.e. today, in Jerusalem and other cities that were walled in ancient times. So in honour of this special chag, here are a … Continue reading

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Purim Same’ach! Happy Purim

Let’s put aside all the very sad and depressing news that has been in the news this past week. Purim is here and it’s time to celebrate! The festival began at sundown this evening  when we went to shul and … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s been ages since I wrote a regular Good News Friday, but despite health problems in the family I want to get back on track. The first item of good news is that depsite Hamas’ attempt to ignite a war … Continue reading

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Ilhan Omar and the Corbynisation of the Democratic Party

The airwaves and media have been filled with reports and quotes by the Somali-born US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar. The following Algemeiner article by Thane Rosenbaum summarizes the main points of the antisemitism scandal now engulfing the Democratic Party, much like … Continue reading

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Shabbat Shalom

Once again I’ve run out of time before Shabbat. One of these days I will write another Good News Friday post but for now, I wish everyone a quiet, peaceful, safe and healthy Shabbat. It is also Rosh Chodesh today, … Continue reading

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In memory of my aunt, Rabbanit Yehudit Meir z”l

Before I start I want to apologize for my extended absence from this blog and the online world altogether. I know some of you were worried by my “disappearance”. My father’s sister, Rabbanit Yehudit Meir z’l, passed away suddenly last … Continue reading

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