Category Archives: Israel news

Good News Friday

Another week has rushed by and it’s time for another Good News Friday post. Let’s start with some economic news for a change. This week the hi-tech giant Intel acquired the Israeli autonomous-car company Mobileye for a staggering $15 billion! … Continue reading

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Purim Same’ach! Happy Purim!

The festival of Purim began this evening as soon as Shabbat went out. While the menfolk went to *shul to hear the *Megillah being read, I went with my daughter and new granddaughter, my neighbour, sister-in-law and her sister to … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Fridays always seem to run away with me, and I’ve just about got time for a Good News Friday post. Let’s start this week’s post with some light: Israel’s iAID international aid organization is providing solar panels to a Yazidi … Continue reading

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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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Terror strikes again – in Eilat and Petach Tikva

Two of the more unlikely places in Israel to fall victim to terror attacks found themselves the target this week. The first attack, on Wednesday, was claimed by ISIS who fired missiles into Eilat. They were immediately shot down by … Continue reading

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The settlements bill and judicial overreach

The destruction of Amona was the price that the Israeli settlement enterprise agreed to pay in order to legalise and regulate the status of all the other settlements and outposts. The deal was a kind of plea bargain for want … Continue reading

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