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Good News Friday

The week has gone by without any postings from me for which my apologies. I will blame it on Pesach cleaning and other pressures, though I am trying to lighten my blogging load (in case you hadn’t noticed!). However I … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

We mustn’t let the bad news get us down, so there is no time like the present for a Good News Friday post to cheer us up for Shabbat. Let’s start this post with the Israel love-fest at the AIPAC … Continue reading

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The depressing persistence of antisemitism on the Left

The Left, which purports to be the bastion of defender of human rights and equality for all, is in fact the core of the problem of anti-Jewish racism and bigotry. This is unfortunately true on both sides of the Atlantic. … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Purim finished yesterday in most of the Jewish world, while Jerusalem and other walled cities are still celebrating though they too are now getting ready for Shabbat, so what better time for a Good News Friday post than right now. … Continue reading

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Purim Same’ach! Happy Purim

Let’s put aside all the depressing news that dominates the airwaves. Purim is here and it’s time to celebrate! The festival began at sundown this evening  when we went to shul and heard the Megillah (Book of Esther) being read, … Continue reading

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South Africa wilts in its water crisis due to BDS

South Africa is experiencing one of its worst droughts ever. The city of Cape Town is nearing “Day Zero”, when it will run out of water altogether, and severe water rationing will then come into effect. Israel has offered its … Continue reading

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