Category Archives: Judaism

Good News Friday

I had many doubts about publishing a Good News Friday post today. I felt that with the residents of the south under a a massive barrage of rockets, spending a large part of the summer holidays in their bomb shelters, … Continue reading

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More on the Nation-State Law

The longer the time that passes, the more we hear about the Nation-State Law (aka the Jewish State Law). And the more we hear and read, the more confused we become. Here are a some voices which may help clear … Continue reading

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Tisha B’Av 5778 (2018)

Since the 9th day of Av fell yesterday, on Shabbat when we do not mourn, the fast itself was deferred to today, beginning last night at sundown and finishing at sundown tonight. Tisha Be’Av, the 9th day of the month … Continue reading

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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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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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Just in time for the fast of 17th Tammuz – a fascinating archeological discovery

The fast day of Shiva Asar b’Tammuz – 17th Tammuz – technically fell yesterday, but since it was Shabbat on which mourning is not allowed, the fast was put off until today.  The fast commemorates the following tragic events which … Continue reading

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