Category Archives: Slice of Israeli life

How children are treated in the Middle East: compare and contrast

In recent days there were some wonderful stories and some horrific stories concerning children, emanating from the Middle East. The bad news first: A suicide bomber blew himself up in the midst of a wedding party in Gazientep, Turkey, killing … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

They say a week is a long time in politics. It’s also a long time in the Jewish calendar. This time last week we were gearing up for the saddest day in the year, Tisha B’Av. Today, in 180° contrast, … Continue reading

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Good News Friday for 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

Another week has rolled by, and it’s time for another Good News Friday installment. This week’s post is going to focus mainly on Israel’s technological prowess. My first item is about Israel’s well-known advances in desalination. A Scientific American article … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

TGIF (thank goodness it’s Friday) and time for another Good News Friday post. We’ll start with some Israeli techie news. There has recently been a dreadful spate of children left in the car by forgetful parents and carers, who have … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

After all the bad news of this week we desperately need some good news to lift our spirits, so here is my latest Good News Friday installment. With all the hypocrisy and venom that is poured out against Israel in … Continue reading

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