Category Archives: Slice of Israeli life

Good News Friday – Shabbat Hagadol edition

I’m having a very hard time finding some good news to post this week and I was tempted to “pass over” (geddit?) this week’s Good News Friday installment. But I really didn’t want to leave Shabbat Hagadol (“the Great Sabbath”, … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

After the roller-coaster week that we’ve just gone through, I feel the need to post a Good News Friday installment to ease our ragged nerves! :-) First, a sign from the Heavens!  A solar eclipse took place a couple of … Continue reading

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Israeli Elections 2015: Likud’s win, and how the polls got it wrong

Since the initial exit polls came out, the final numbers have changed the results even more radically.  Some caution is still required since the “double envelop” absentee and soldiers’ vote have still not been fully counted and those could change … Continue reading

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Election day guide (and propaganda)

Election Day is almost upon us once again, barely two years from the last elections. Voting will begin tomorrow morning at 7 a.m. Israel time and polls will close at 10 p.m.  This year, more than ever before, many Israelis … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

One terrible week follows another, each with their own crises and tragedies. But Shabbat comes around once a week (thank G-d!) to heal our souls. In that spirit I present this week’s Good News Friday installment. UPDATE just before posting: … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I haven’t posted a proper Good News Friday post for a while, so I’m happy to post a new installment. Starting with a BDS fail, a South African court banned BDS protests inside Woolworth’s department store (h/t Barry Shaw): The … Continue reading

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