Category Archives: Slice of Israeli life

Good News Friday

We turned the clocks back last Saturday night so Shabbat now comes in just after 4.30 pm! It’s very weird to be on winter time with early nights while the days are still (mostly) sunny and warm. In any case … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s the first Shabbat of the Jewish year, Shabbat Bereishit – lit: The Shabbat of Genesis, which is the Torah portion that we read in the synagogue, starting the annual cycle all over again; but it also translates as the … Continue reading

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Simchat Torah 5780 – Chag Same’ach!

The marathon of Jewish holidays is almost over. as the last and most joyous festival of the holiday season approaches– Sukkot finishes tonight and Simchat Torah begins. But before that, today, the last day of Sukkot, is known as Hoshana … Continue reading

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Shana Tova Umetuka – 5780

Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins tonight, and lasts for 2 days, until sundown on Tuesday night.  The Jewish year follows the lunar calendar, and the number counts the number of years since Creation. This year we will mark … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s been a while since I’ve updated this blog. My family is still in crisis mode and I have not been in the mood to write anything, not to mention even having the time to follow the news (not even … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I have a crazy, very difficult week this week (family illness again) but I still want to post a Good News Friday installment, if only for the sake of my sanity. It’s going to be a bit of a mix … Continue reading

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