Category Archives: Family

Good News Friday

Despite the frustration and anger over UNESCO’s insane resolution yesterday, or maybe because of it, I feel I must post a Good News Friday installment today to soothe our frazzled nerves. The first item is the wonderful news that Techiya … Continue reading

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Shabbat Shalom

I’m on vacation in the north of Israel with my entire family: all the children and grandchildren, over 20 of us in all. We’re staying in a “zimmer” which is Israelis’ quaint term for a holiday villa, in a tiny … 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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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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