Category Archives: Family

Good News Friday – Happy New Ears (and more)

I haven’t written a Good News Friday post for quite a few weeks now, so it’s way past time for a new installment. Before I get to the tantalising part of my headline, here is a great video which was … Continue reading

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Baruch Dayan Emet: My father-in-law has passed away

ברוך דיין אמת With great sorrow we announce the passing of my father-in-law, Menny Klausner z”l, at the grand old age of 91.  He is survived by his wife Edith, his son (my husband), daughter, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The funeral … Continue reading

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Cochlear Implant updates – Happy New Ears!

As promised in my Good News Friday post, I have good news to impart to you about my granddaughter Shaked’s cochlear implants. As you may recall, the implants were carried out at Shaare Zedek hospital about a month ago. She … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s nearly Shabbat, so I will abandon all the bad and depressing news for now and concentrate on a Good News Friday post to lift our spirits. To start off, here is an Only in Israel moment: this Facebook post … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – Cochlear Implant edition

This week my Good News Friday post is going to be completely personal, though it relates to Israel’s medical industry. I am sitting in Jerusalem right now, keeping my daughter Vered and son-in-law Pini company in Shaare Zedek Hospital as … Continue reading

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My 40th Aliya anniversary!

Today, exactly 40 years ago, on the Thursday between Bereishit and Noach, I made aliya from England. (The exact date was 13th October 1977, Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan 5738). In the beginning… I fell in love with Israel long before I … Continue reading

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