Category Archives: Israel news

Thoughts for Friday Erev Tisha B’Av

Today is not a regular Friday. It is Erev Tisha B’Av, and although we do not mourn on Shabbat (thus the fast is put off until Sunday), we are still carrying on in a more minor key than usual. Therefore … Continue reading

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Escalation in the south: Hamas fires 200 rockets at Israel over Shabbat, IDF targets incendiary kite-launchers

While those of us lucky enough to live in the centre or north of the country enjoyed a pleasant Shabbat, other Israelis were not so lucky. The residents of the south, in the Gaza “envelope”, spent most of Friday night … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

No matter what happens during the week, it’s always good to hear some good news before Shabbat so here is this week’s Good News Friday post. Since I so frequently provide news from Israel’s technological sector, I thought it appropriate … Continue reading

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Chutzpah: Palestinian terrorists attack Kerem Shalom, then accuse Israel of crimes against humanity

Israel has finally plucked up the courage (again – I have my doubts this closure will last) to close down the Kerem Shalom crossing point into Gaza after frequent violence at the border. And what was Hamas’ reaction? I’m sure … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I can’t believe it’s Friday again, time for another Good News Friday post. Let’s start with some very important good news from the northern border where Israel’s humanitarian Good Neighbour project has gone into overdrive with the influx fo tens … Continue reading

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Prince William’s visit, the first ever Royal visit to Israel

Prince William’s visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories, the first ever Royal visit to Israel, concluded today, and in general it seems to have gone down a treat with the natives (myself included). The Prince has inherited the common … Continue reading

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