Category Archives: Family

Roots trip to Germany: Days 1 and 2

Day 1 Our flight to Germany was uneventful (besides my almost getting lost in Frankfurt airport, but getting lost is nothing unusual for me…) and we were met at the airport by a pre-arranged taxi which took us to our … Continue reading

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Roots trip to Germany

Tomorrow morning (Sunday) I am setting out, together with my husband, brother and sister-in-law, on a “roots” trip to Germany.  I am feeling rather ambivalent about the whole trip as I always swore to myself that I would never set … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

After yet another contentious and tense week, thank goodness it’s Friday and time to post another Good News Friday installment. We’ll start with some entertainment news. Despite US singer Lauryn Hill cancelling her scheduled concert in Israel due to pressure … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Thank goodness it’s Friday and time to close another week.  Time too for another Good News Friday installment. I’ll start this week’s post with another look back into our fascinating past. A wonderful new exhibit at Jerusalem’s Bible Lands Museum … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Despite the horrible week we’ve just had, or maybe because of it, I feel a need to post a Good News Friday installment this week. My first item dates back thousands of years ago: an ancient skull found in a … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I missed last week’s Good News Friday post so there’s a bit of catching up to do. I’ll start this week’s post with Israel’s widening diplomatic relations in the Far east.  The Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, arrived in Israel … Continue reading

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