Category Archives: Culture, Arts & Sports

Good News Friday

It’s time for a palate-cleanser after the balagan of the past week, so here is a Good News Friday installment to put us all into a better mood for Shabbat. Let’s start with the amazing “Good Neighbour” program instituted by … Continue reading

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Good News Friday Part II

As I mentioned in my previous post, this week you’re getting a double portion of good news, so without further ado, here is your second helping of Good News Friday. ☺. My first item comes once again from Israel’s biomedical … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Another week has rolled round and it’s time for some Good News Friday. Let’s start with some very sweet news, honey sweet in fact: Honey from wildflowers produced by Kedumim won first prize in the “Black Jar Honey tasting contest” … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Not only is it Friday once more, but today is the last day of Barack Obama’s administration! That in itself is worthy of a good news post but I have other goodies to share besides that. It is fitting that … Continue reading

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Baruch Dayan Emet: Leonard Cohen, 82

This wasn’t quite the way I would have wished to distract us from the fuss surrounding the American elections. Leonard Cohen, one of America’s  Canada’s greatest, and most Jewish singers, (and one of my favourites) passed away late on Thursday* … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It has been a very strange and difficult week this week, and I’ve been having doubts about posting a Good News friday installment. My father is currently sitting shiva for his sister who passed away on Monday. We had a … Continue reading

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