Category Archives: Slice of Israeli life

Good News Friday

Before I start I must apologize to my readers for the dearth of posts this week. Blame it on end-of-summeritis together with a general fed-upiness (yes, I love making up new words :-)  ) with the political situation that never … Continue reading

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Shabbat Shalom

No time for a Good News Friday post today. It’s been a bit of a crazy week for me, having hosted my annual “kaytanat savta” (Camp Grandma) for my daughter’s children. I had intended to have the (5 out of … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I can’t believe a week has gone by and my holiday is but a (not-so-distant) dream. But here we are again, time for a Good News Friday installment. We’ll start with some wonderful Aliya news. A planeload of 232 American … Continue reading

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Good News Friday 

Following a weeks of ups and downs it’s a relief to arrive at Friday and read some good news for a change. So here is this week’s Good News Friday installment. We’ll start off with the European “Jewish Olympics” – … Continue reading

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Good News for after the fast

Tisha B’Av is over and normal programming will soon be resumed. But just to give us a little break between the sadness of the last couple of days and the diplomatic and political troubles that are in store for us, … Continue reading

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Videos for Erev Tisha B’Av

Although it is nearly Shabbat, this is not the time for a Good News Friday installment, since today is the day before Tisha B’Av. This year, since the 9th of Av falls on Shabbat, the fast day itself will only … Continue reading

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