Category Archives: Slice of Israeli life

Good News Friday

This week’s edition of Good News Friday is one still enjoying the glow from yesterday’s Yom Ha’atzmaut. Here is an incredible video from Boomerang, an Israel-advocacy group – bringing us support and love from… Saudi Arabia of all places!   … Continue reading

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Chag Atzma’ut Same’ach! Happy 71st Independence Day Israel!

It’s Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, and, as remarked upon by both local and foreign observers, the country swings in a schizophrenic kind of way from the mourning, sorrow and remembrance of Yom Hazikaron to the flag-waving patriotism and general … Continue reading

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Yom Hazikaron 5779 – Israel’s Memorial Day 2019

Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for fallen soldiers and victims of terror, began last night at sundown with the sound of the siren, as Israelis commemorated their fallen with a one minute siren at 8 pm and a ceremony at … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

After the sadness and hatred of the last week we need something sweet to take us into Shabbat, so here is my latest Good News Friday installment. My first item is so perfectly timed for the week of Yom Hashoah, … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – Shabbat Hagadol moonshot edition

What a week it’s been! The ups and downs of the elections – first with Benny Gantz and his Blue & White party seemingly winning the vote, then Binyamin Netanyahu overtaking him; Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked being out, then … Continue reading

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Israeli National Elections 2019

Today is election day, in fact as of this writing it is nearly over. I have not written about the elections at all for a few reasons: As I have mentioned frequently lately, we have been dealing with a family … Continue reading

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