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Good News Friday

I must apologize for having been offline for most of this week, due to a combination of new grandchild exhaustion (there’s a reason why parents are young and grandparents aren’t!) and a touch of flu. Nevertheless I don’t want to … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Another week has rolled round and it’s time for some Good News Friday. Let’s start with some very sweet news, honey sweet in fact: Honey from wildflowers produced by Kedumim won first prize in the “Black Jar Honey tasting contest” … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

As so often happens in Israel, we have had a difficult week, but here is Shabbat on our doorstep and we need to have some good news to cheer us up for Shabbat. So here is this week’s Good News … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Not only is it Friday once more, but today is the last day of Barack Obama’s administration! That in itself is worthy of a good news post but I have other goodies to share besides that. It is fitting that … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – Shabbat Chanukah edition

It’s the 7th candle of Chanukah tonight, it’s also Rosh Chodesh Tevet today, and of course Shabbat begins tonight with a bit of a mad rush as we light the Chanukah candles before we light the Shabbat candles. With all … Continue reading

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Wishing Merry Christmas to my Christian friends

For the first time since 2005, and for the last time till 2024, the first day of Chanukah and Christmas coincide. This chronological coincidence makes life a lot easier for members of both religions to wish each other Happy Holidays. … Continue reading

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