Category Archives: Slice of Israeli life

Good News Friday

Another week has rushed by and it’s time for another Good News Friday post. Let’s start with the weather – as I have mentioned previously, it has been raining almost non-stop for the last couple of months, dropping almost unprecedented … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s been a while since I’ve written one of my Good News Friday posts, but I think it’s time to attempt a return to normal programming. My first item is about yet another treatment, if not actual cure, for Type … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – new baby edition

Another very Good News Friday edition this week: we are delighted to welcome our latest grandson, born on Sunday to our daughter Vered and Pini, a little brother to Shaked. ❤ The brit will take place pG on Sunday, and … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

We turned the clocks back last Saturday night so Shabbat now comes in just after 4.30 pm! It’s very weird to be on winter time with early nights while the days are still (mostly) sunny and warm. In any case … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s the first Shabbat of the Jewish year, Shabbat Bereishit – lit: The Shabbat of Genesis, which is the Torah portion that we read in the synagogue, starting the annual cycle all over again; but it also translates as the … Continue reading

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Simchat Torah 5780 – 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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