Category Archives: Family

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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Good News Friday – Shabbat Hagadol edition

It’s the last Shabbat before Pesach (Passover), known as Shabbat Hagadol – the Great Shabbat. My mind isn’t really into any of my usual Good News Friday stuff at the moment, having been to a funeral earlier today (of my … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – new baby edition

Another hard week has gone by, but at least for me and my family it had a very happy end. We became the proud grandparents of a new baby granddaughter!❤ The happy (and rather overtired) new parents are our son … Continue reading

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Apologies

Apologies for my absence from this blog these last few days. My father-in-law is in the hospital and between running back and forth from the hospital to home to (occasionally) work I haven’t been able to clear my head enough … Continue reading

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Chanukah Same’ach! Happy Chanukah!

Chanukah has just begun here in Israel, and while you’re reading this we will be at our son’s house, lighting the candles and stuffing ourselves on assorted festive goodies, together with our grandchildren. Later on in the week we’re planning … Continue reading

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Shabbat Shalom

No time for a Good News Friday post today. It’s been a bit of a crazy week for me, having hosted my annual “kaytanat savta” (Camp Grandma) for my daughter’s children. I had intended to have the (5 out of … Continue reading

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