Category Archives: History

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 – Tu Bishvat edition

The day is short and I’m nearly out of time, but there is still  time to post a Good News Friday edition. Tomorrow is the minor festival of Tu Bishvat, the 15th of Shvat, considered “the birthday of the trees” … Continue reading

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The UN does something right for a change – and the Palestinians have a hissy fit

On International Holocaust Memorial Day, which fell last Friday, 27th January, the new Secretary General of the UN, Antonio Guterres spoke movingly about the vicious antisemitism throughout the millennia which led to its inexorable nadir in the Holocaust. What distinguished … Continue reading

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Good News to start the week

To make up for the lack of a Good News Friday post yesterday, here is some good news to start the week (despite tomorrow being a fast day).  (My apologies for yesterday’s last-minute crisis posting. The immediate crisis is over … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Chanukah is almost upon us, starting tomorrow night, as is Christmas too! All the more reason for a great Good News Friday post. I’ll start with news from last week, when Jewish communities and their supporters the world over took … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Friday has rolled around so quickly once again, and it’s time for a Good News Friday post. First, here is an beautiful heart-warming story of a young man who came to the assistance of a very elderly man who wanted … Continue reading

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