Category Archives: Israel news

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 2022 be a year of good health, peace, happiness and prosperity for all of us. May this cursed plague be gone … Continue reading

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Happy Chanukah – 2nd night. Kaf Tet beNovember

(This post is published a day late. In my defense m’lud, I was babysitting and only got around to publishing after midnight…) In a fortuitous turn of the calendar this year, the 29th November fell on the second day of … Continue reading

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Chanukah Same’ach! 1st Night

Chanukah has begun here in Israel, and windows are lighting up all over the country with candles and oil lamps twinkling in the dark. Chanukah is one of my favourite chagim, since it requires very little preparation but lots of … Continue reading

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Kristallnacht – 83 years

It is the 83rd anniversary of Kristallnacht tonight, the massive pogrom against the Jews organized by the Nazi regime in Germany in 1938, signalling the beginning of the Shoah, the planned genocide of the Jews. There had in fact been … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I haven’t written one of these Good News Friday posts for a very long time, but today suddenly the muse has overtaken me. I have just a couple of items but they brought a smile to my face and I … Continue reading

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Yom Kippur 5782 – Gmar Hatima Tova!

Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is upon us once again. It begins in a few hours time here in Israel, when we will be entering a 25-hour fast to pray for forgiveness for any wrongs we have committed towards … Continue reading

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