Category Archives: Israel news

Sukkot 5779 – Chag Same’ach!

The festival of Sukkot, the most joyous festival in the Jewish calendar, begins tonight, lasting for 7 days (8 outside of Israel), running straight into the Simchat Torah festival on the 8th day (9th day outside Israel). Sukkot is the … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Despite it all, the terrorism and hatred and simmering violence that we have seen in the last weeks, we are now approaching Sukkot, the happiest of our festivals. But first we have Shabbat in between, so I bring you this … Continue reading

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Yom Kippur 5779 – Gmar Hatima Tova!

Yesterday’s dreadful news about the murder of Ari Fuld has knocked us sideways and breathless. But we cannot stop the clock nor turn it back, and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is upon us once again. It begins in … Continue reading

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Pro-Israel activist and hero Ari Fuld Hy’d murdered by Palestinian terrorist

The most dreadful news reached us earlier today when we learned that Ari Fuld, the gregarious, prolific and always energetic blogger and pro-Israel advocate Ari Fuld was murdered by a low-down terrorist at Gush Etzion junction today. Although I never … Continue reading

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Shana Tova Umetuka – 5779

Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins tonight, and lasts for 2 days, until sundown on Tuesday night.  The Jewish year follows the lunar calendar, and the number counts the number of years since Creation. This year we will mark … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s almost Rosh Hashana (starting Sunday night), so this is the last Good News Friday post of the Jewish year. It is therefore fitting that my first item should be about pomegranates, the fruit that most symbolizes Rosh Hashana, for … Continue reading

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