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Sukkot 5779 – Chag Same’ach!

The festival of Sukkot, the most joyous festival in the Jewish calendar, begins tonight, lasting for 7 days (8 outside of Israel), running straight into the Simchat Torah festival on the 8th day (9th day outside Israel). Sukkot is the … Continue reading

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Some schadenfreude to start the week

It’s always nice to start the week with good news, so you might like this schadenfreude post. Ever since Donald Trump was elected President of the United States, he and his diplomatic team (UN Ambassador Nikki Haley and National Security … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Despite it all, the terrorism and hatred and simmering violence that we have seen in the last weeks, we are now approaching Sukkot, the happiest of our festivals. But first we have Shabbat in between, so I bring you this … Continue reading

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Israel-Russia ties shaken after Russian plane downed by Syria

Yes, I know the headline does not make any logical sense. If a Russian plane was downed by Syria, why on earth should Israel get the blame? Let’s back up a bit and look at the chronology. Israel has had … Continue reading

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Yom Kippur 5779 – Gmar Hatima Tova!

Yesterday’s dreadful news about the murder of Ari Fuld has knocked us sideways and breathless. But we cannot stop the clock nor turn it back, and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is upon us once again. It begins in … Continue reading

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Pro-Israel activist and hero Ari Fuld Hy’d murdered by Palestinian terrorist

The most dreadful news reached us earlier today when we learned that Ari Fuld, the gregarious, prolific and always energetic blogger and pro-Israel advocate Ari Fuld was murdered by a low-down terrorist at Gush Etzion junction today. Although I never … Continue reading

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