Category Archives: Israel news

Elections silly season

It is election season in Israel with all the attendant empty promises, scandals, and political jockeying. Bayit Yehudi head and Education Minister Naftali Bennett took his deputy, Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, and left the party, forming a new party simply … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s time to forget all the bad stuff and get ready for Shabbat with a Good News Friday post. Back in March of last year I wrote about a team of researchers in Shaare Zedek Hospital who had developed eye … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

The weeks seem to fly by more quickly than ever as the year draws to a close and it’s time for my last Good News Friday of 2018. This week’s theme is going to be “When Israel is given lemons, … Continue reading

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Wishing Merry Christmas to my Christian friends

I would like to wish all my Christian readers and friends a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. May 2019 be a year of peace, happiness and prosperity for all of us. Despite the best (or worst) efforts of BDS … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I haven’t posted a proper Good News Friday post for a couple of weeks, so it’s time for a catch-up. First we have another amazing archaeological discovery which, while dug up already in the 1930s, was only discovered inside the … Continue reading

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Yet another terror attack today – two soldiers gunned down at Givat Assaf

We are still reeling from the terror attack at Ofra, in which Shira Ish-Ran was severely injured and her baby boy, delivered prematurely, died as a result of the shooting. We were feeling a measure of relief that the IDF … Continue reading

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