Category Archives: Israel news

Shalom Kita Aleph

Yesterday, 1st of September, was the beginning of the Israeli school year, and it is a very exciting, almost festive day – not just because parents (and grandparents!) are glad to hand their offspring back to the tender care of … Continue reading

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Israel assists the Middle East through oil and trash

A couple of stories caught my eye this week through which a common thread runs – that of Israel being able to provide a solution to assorted Middle Eastern problems. Lebanon is in the throes of a trash crisis, as … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I can’t believe a week has gone by and my holiday is but a (not-so-distant) dream. But here we are again, time for a Good News Friday installment. We’ll start with some wonderful Aliya news. A planeload of 232 American … Continue reading

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Arabs overturning their own preconceptions about Israel

There’s plenty of bad news out there which I will get to in a subsequent post, but for now, here’s some more good news from our Arab neighbours. (All emphases are added by me). Abdallah Al-Hadlaq, a Kuwaiti columnist wrote … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

The good news is that I’m on holiday with all my kids and grandchildren in Kibbutz Lavi. Also good news is that my father-in-law is home from hospital after a 10 day stay. Less good news is that it’s very … Continue reading

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First the bad news, then the good

As a public service to my readers, here is a (partial) list of the latest terror attacks committed by Palestinians against Israelis in the past week. You can be quite sure that unlike the arson attack in Duma in which … Continue reading

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