Category Archives: History

Chag Same’ach! Yom Yerushalayim 5778 – 2018

Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day, the anniversary of Israel’s miraculous win over combined Arab forces in 1967, began last night (Saturday night) with festive prayer services in synagogues around the country. This year we mark the 51st anniversary of the reunification … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

We’ve already had a surfeit of good news this week, from Donald Trump’s announcement of the withdrawal from the JCPOA to the widespread international support for Israel in its defensive actions against Iranian aggression. Tomorrow night Israel will be marking … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Last week I skipped my Good News Friday installment because of the tragic news that week.  I had hoped to post earlier this week but, as you may have noticed, I didn’t get around to it. But Friday has arrived … Continue reading

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The Labour Party antisemitism saga continues

One would have thought that the antisemitism scandal in the British Labour Party would finally have been dealt with by now, rooted out at source. But nothing seems to have changed. It appears that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn simply cannot … Continue reading

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Israel’s 70th birthday! Chag Atzma’ut Same’ach!

This year is no ordinary Independence Day. Israel has turned 70 tonight! Who would have thought, 70 years ago when the country was on the brink of extermination by its enemies as soon as it was born, that a mere … Continue reading

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Yom Hazikaron 5778 – Israel’s Memorial Day 2018

Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for fallen soldiers and victims of terror, began last night at sundown with the sound of the siren, as Israelis commemorated their fallen. Israelis commemorated the country’s 26,780 fallen soldiers and terror victims Tuesday, bowing … Continue reading

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