Category Archives: Israel news

Good News Friday

In the spirit of my previous post, what better way to finish the week than with another Good News Friday post. Let’s start with some excellent news from Israel’s biomedical sector. Israeli researchers have engineered a new substance that can … Continue reading

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My 40th Aliya anniversary!

Today, exactly 40 years ago, on the Thursday between Bereishit and Noach, I made aliya from England. (The exact date was 13th October 1977, Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan 5738). In the beginning… I fell in love with Israel long before I … Continue reading

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Simchat Torah 5778 – Chag Same’ach!

The marathon of Jewish holidays is almost over. as the last and most joyous festival of the holiday season approaches– Sukkot finishes tonight and Simchat Torah begins. But before that, today, the last day of Sukkot, is known as Hoshana … Continue reading

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Shana Tova Umetuka – 5778

Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins tonight, and lasts for 2 days, until sundown on Friday night.  This year, since Rosh Hashana falls on Thursday and Friday, we then run straight into Shabbat, giving us a 3-day festival (so … Continue reading

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Good News for the end of the year

I missed my Good News Friday post last Friday because I ran out of time before Shabbat. This Friday will be the second day of Rosh Hashana so I won’t be posting a good news installment then either. So I … Continue reading

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Shabbat Shalom

No time for a Good News Friday post this week so I wish you all Shabbat Shalom!

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