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Good News Friday

TGIF (thank goodness it’s Friday) and time for another Good News Friday post. We’ll start with some Israeli techie news. There has recently been a dreadful spate of children left in the car by forgetful parents and carers, who have … Continue reading

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Guest Post: The view from the UK – it could be worse

This is another guest post by frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb.  After the Brexit vote, and against the background of continuing Labour antisemitism scandals, I asked him if he could bring us “the view from over there”, particularly from the viewpoint of … Continue reading

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The world’s gone mad – attacks all over Europe and beyond

It has come to the situation where you wake up in the morning and are scared to turn on the news for fear of hearing about yet another ISIS-inspired atrocity, a mass shooting, hostage taking or worse. Europe is under … Continue reading

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Shiva Asar B’Tammuz 5776 – time for an antisemitism update

Religious Jews the world over are marking the fast of 17th of Tammuz today (since the 17th fell on Shabbat, the fast has been deferred to today, the 18th). The fast day, from sunrise to sunset, marks the start of … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

This week has passed so quickly and before I’ve looked round it’s time for another Good News Friday installment. First, an astonishing story of self-sacrifice in more ways than one: a Haredi woman from New York lost 34 kg in … Continue reading

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The craven West empowers Iran in violating the nuclear deal

It’s been a while since I last wrote about Iran and its deceitful ways in violating the conditions of the notorious JCPOA, aka the Iran deal, while the West, particularly the Americans, has been looking the other way. In fact … Continue reading

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