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Guest Post: A reader’s pictorial travelogue of his visit to Israel

Today is the 29th of November, the 68th anniversary of the UN’s Partition Plan for Palestine, which laid the basis for Israel’s independence. The day is known in Hebrew by a mish-mash of Hebrew numerics (with letters replacing numbers) and … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

So the world is melting down all around us while here in Israel, things aren’t exactly quiet and peaceful. But as I’ve mentioned many times, Shabbat is still approaching and we want to read some good news to put us … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, upheaval in the rest of the world

While we in Israel have been caught up with the wave of terror and violence that has been sweeping Israel in recent months, the rest of the world has not been standing idly by. Paris, Brussels and the rest of … Continue reading

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Latest terror updates

This is just a quick posting to keep you updated on the latest terror attacks over the last 24 hours. Yesterday, Monday, there were 3 attacks in which an IDF soldier was stabbed to death, a Palestinian man was stabbed … Continue reading

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Jonathan Pollard – free at last, but the injustice continues

On Friday we were greeted with the very good news that Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard was finally released after 30 years languishing in prison on espionage charges that would have entailed at maximum a 10 year sentence for any other … Continue reading

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4 injured in stabbing last night, one Israeli killed, several injured in 3 more terror attacks in Israel today

This is a really depressing start to the week. It just doesn’t stop. Last night (Saturday night) a Palestinian terrorist stabbed 4 people, including a 13 year old girl, seriously injuring them, in the southern city of Kiryat Gat. Four … Continue reading

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