Category Archives: Israel news

Good News Friday – Eurovision2019 Edition

It’s back to normal programming for now with this week’s Good News Friday installment. This week the news in Israel has been dominated, not by missiles or Iran or even the formation of a new government, but by something MUCH … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

This week’s edition of Good News Friday is one still enjoying the glow from yesterday’s Yom Ha’atzmaut. Here is an incredible video from Boomerang, an Israel-advocacy group – bringing us support and love from… Saudi Arabia of all places!   … Continue reading

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Chag Atzma’ut Same’ach! Happy 71st Independence Day Israel!

It’s Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, and, as remarked upon by both local and foreign observers, the country swings in a schizophrenic kind of way from the mourning, sorrow and remembrance of Yom Hazikaron to the flag-waving patriotism and general … Continue reading

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Yom Hazikaron 5779 – Israel’s Memorial Day 2019

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 with a one minute siren at 8 pm and a ceremony at … Continue reading

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#IsraelUnderFire once again – 4 dead as over 600 missiles hit Israel over the weekend

While we were sleeping – or at least some of us, those of us who live north of Rechovot and Ashdod – our Israeli compatriots were living through another hell of Hamas and Islamic Jihad’s making. The terror groups shot … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

After the sadness and hatred of the last week we need something sweet to take us into Shabbat, so here is my latest Good News Friday installment. My first item is so perfectly timed for the week of Yom Hashoah, … Continue reading

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