Category Archives: Israel news

Good News for after the fast

Tisha B’Av is over and normal programming will soon be resumed. But just to give us a little break between the sadness of the last couple of days and the diplomatic and political troubles that are in store for us, … Continue reading

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Remembering Gush Katif 10 years after the expulsion

Today (technically the day after Tisha B’Av)  is the 10th anniversary of one of the most traumatic events in modern Israeli history: the expulsion of the Jewish citizens of the settlement bloc of Gush Katif in Gaza – euphemistically called … Continue reading

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First the good news

This post is to make up for the missed Good News Friday installment last week. (I should note at this stage that this coming Friday too I won’t be publishing a Good News Friday post since it will be erev … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

No matter how long the Fridays in the middle of the summer, I still seem to get to Shabbat in a mad rush. This is why this Good News Friday post might be a little shorter than usual. My first … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

After the week that has just gone past it’s very hard to find any good news to write about at all.   However a short scan of the press and social media rarely fails me, so here is another Good … Continue reading

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Latest terrorism update

While the world worries about ISIS and Israel worries about Iran (as well as ISIS and Hamas and Hezbollah), the “low-level” Palestinian intifada against Israel has been gradually notching up a level. In the week since I last posted, there … Continue reading

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