Author Archives: anneinpt

Good News Friday

This time last week I was writing about the devastating fires in Haifa and many other places around the country, and I had no time to write a Good News Friday post. This week I am writing in the midst … Continue reading

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Kaf tet beNovember, the Palestinians want a do-over and the UN cooperates

It’s that strangely titled day again, Kaf Tet beNovember, the 29th of November when Israel mixes the Hebrew letter-numbering system of the Jewish calendar to mark a civil calendar date. On this day in 1947 the UN voted for partition of … Continue reading

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Haifa fires die down, many others break out – #Israelfires

The devastating wildfires in Haifa appear to have died down, and now one can see the level of damage caused to the city: Aerial footage of fire damage in Haifahttps://t.co/k2Vo1g1pQl pic.twitter.com/0LehzW4xkS — Ynetnews (@ynetnews) November 26, 2016 However other fires … Continue reading

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Shabbat Shalom

No time for a Good News Friday post today. My earlier post was delayed due to family health issues, but I can’t leave this blog for Shabbat without something positive on the front page. So go take a look at … Continue reading

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#Israelisburning while #Arabsarecelebrating

A brush-fire which, aided by extremely dry weather and strong winds, turned into a wildfire, caused initially by negligence, set fire to large swathes of the picturesque town of Zichron Yaakov, and in the coexistence village of Neve Shalom and … Continue reading

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All about Amona

The community of Amona in the title has been the subject of much controversy over the past couple of years, reaching a head in the last couple of months. The background to the story is a familiar one in the … Continue reading

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