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#IsraelUnderFire – massive rocket attack after Islamic Jihad leader killed

Last night Israel carried out a targeted assassination on the leader of Islamic Jihad in Gaza. The pinpoint operation killed the terrorist and his wife. There was another mysterious attack in Syria in which the son of another terrorist leader … Continue reading

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81 years since Kristallnacht

It was the 81st anniversary of Kristallnacht yesterday, 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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Good News Friday

It’s time for another mad-rush Good News Friday post before Shabbat once again. This week I’ll focus on Israel’s scientific advances, always a source of good news. An Israeli team has discovered the gene that causes cardiac arrhythmia: (via Reality): … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

We turned the clocks back last Saturday night so Shabbat now comes in just after 4.30 pm! It’s very weird to be on winter time with early nights while the days are still (mostly) sunny and warm. In any case … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s the first Shabbat of the Jewish year, Shabbat Bereishit – lit: The Shabbat of Genesis, which is the Torah portion that we read in the synagogue, starting the annual cycle all over again; but it also translates as the … Continue reading

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Simchat Torah 5780 – 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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