Category Archives: Slice of Israeli life

Good News Friday

This time last week I was writing about the devastating fires in Haifa and many other places around the country, and I had no time to write a Good News Friday post. This week I am writing in the midst … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – Shabbat chol hamo’ed edition

We’re still in the middle of Sukkot, although rapidly approaching the end, and despite the bad news from earlier in the week, when UNESCO did its best to deny the Jews’ connection to Jerusalem, or rather because of it, I’m … Continue reading

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Sukkot 5777 – Chag Same’ach!

The festival of Sukkot, the most joyous festival in the Jewish calendar, begins tonight, lasting for 7 days (8 outside of Israel), running straight into the Simchat Torah festival on the 8th day (9th day outside Israel). Sukkot is the … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Despite the frustration and anger over UNESCO’s insane resolution yesterday, or maybe because of it, I feel I must post a Good News Friday installment today to soothe our frazzled nerves. The first item is the wonderful news that Techiya … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s that time of year when our weeks are cut short or interrupted by festivals, and we get mixed up over which day it is. The day after Rosh Hashana (Wednesday) felt like Sunday because it was the day after … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

All of a sudden the days are getting shorter and Shabbat begins earlier, so my posting times for my Good News Friday posts will be earlier than they’ve been these past few months (I hope!). I start this week’s installment … Continue reading

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