Category Archives: Slice of Israeli life

Good News Friday – Shushan Purim edition

Purim is finished in most of Israel and the world, but it is celebrated the following day, i.e. today, in Jerusalem and other cities that were walled in ancient times. So in honour of this special chag, here are a … Continue reading

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Purim Same’ach! Happy Purim

Let’s put aside all the very sad and depressing news that has been in the news this past week. Purim is here and it’s time to celebrate! The festival began at sundown this evening  when we went to shul and … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s been ages since I wrote a regular Good News Friday, but despite health problems in the family I want to get back on track. The first item of good news is that depsite Hamas’ attempt to ignite a war … Continue reading

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In memory of my aunt, Rabbanit Yehudit Meir z”l

Before I start I want to apologize for my extended absence from this blog and the online world altogether. I know some of you were worried by my “disappearance”. My father’s sister, Rabbanit Yehudit Meir z’l, passed away suddenly last … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – reach for the moon edition

This week’s Good News Friday edition is all about Israel reaching for the moon – literally! Last night, Israel made history as only the 4th country in the world to launch a spacecraft to land on the moon. Let’s not … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

After all the bad news of the past few days we need some good news to lift our spirits before Shabbat, so here is my latest Good News Friday post. Israellycool posted a lovely video of an Israeli female Muslim … Continue reading

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