Category Archives: Slice of Israeli life

Good News Friday

After this week’s difficult events, it’s with a sigh of relief that I bring you today’s Good News Friday installment (all links courtesy of  reader “Reality”). Let’s start with some cheering international news. Despite Britain’s annoying “neutrality” on Israel’s fight … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Thank goodness it’s Friday, and as we approach Shabbat it’s time for another Good News Friday installment. Let’s start with one of my favourite subjects, Israel’s biomedical industry. There are several great items to report this week. A British doctor … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

We’ve already had a surfeit of good news this week, from Donald Trump’s announcement of the withdrawal from the JCPOA to the widespread international support for Israel in its defensive actions against Iranian aggression. Tomorrow night Israel will be marking … Continue reading

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Not such Good News this Friday

I was all prepared to post my (almost) regular Good News Friday post today. And then disaster struck yesterday.  Israel has been experiencing extremely unseasonable massive rainfall and thunderstorms this week, with lots of flooding all over the country, particularly … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – celebrate Israel’s 70th!

Today is the 5th of Iyar, the real date of Israel’s independence. It was celebrated yesterday so as to give the nation a full day of festivities, rather than having to cut them short for Shabbat. So in honour of … Continue reading

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Israel’s 70th birthday! Chag Atzma’ut Same’ach!

This year is no ordinary Independence Day. Israel has turned 70 tonight! Who would have thought, 70 years ago when the country was on the brink of extermination by its enemies as soon as it was born, that a mere … Continue reading

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