Category Archives: Slice of Israeli life

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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Good News Friday

In this week’s Good News Friday post I want to focus on the different ways that Arabs relate with Israel. This week the Israeli judoka Sagi Muki won the gold medal at the Judo World Championship in Tokyo (h/t Reality): … Continue reading

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Good News to start the week

On Friday I promised to post some good news after Shabbat, and I like to keep my promises, so here are a few good news items to lift our spirits. Although this doesn’t fall strictly into my “Friday post” kind … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a regular Good News Friday post, so here is my latest installment. Let’s start with some Israeli medical advances, which I haven’t written much about lately. Israeli researchers have found a DNA vaccine … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Friday Erev Tisha B’Av

Today is not a regular Friday. It is Erev Tisha B’Av, and although we do not mourn on Shabbat (thus the fast is put off until Sunday), we are still carrying on in a more minor key than usual. Add … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s been a crazy (but enjoyable) couple of weeks with the birth of our new grandson, the “Sholom Zochor” (a Friday night reception) to welcome him, the brit (circumcision) – the baby is called Akiva Menachem ♥ – and then … Continue reading

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