Category Archives: Slice of Israeli life

Good News Friday

One terrible week follows another, each with their own crises and tragedies. But Shabbat comes around once a week (thank G-d!) to heal our souls. In that spirit I present this week’s Good News Friday installment. UPDATE just before posting: … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I haven’t posted a proper Good News Friday post for a while, so I’m happy to post a new installment. Starting with a BDS fail, a South African court banned BDS protests inside Woolworth’s department store (h/t Barry Shaw): The … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

The week has sped past and it’s time once more for another Good News Friday installment. We’ll start this week’s post with a little culture.  Violinist Maxim Vengerov says his heart and soul belong in Israel: It’s been a busy … Continue reading

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Petach Tikva – the organized crime capital of Israel?

I’ve been trying to avoid this subject for the simple reason that I don’t like to post bad news about Israel. There are more than enough outlets that are only too happy to bad-mouth Israel, whether truthfully or not, and … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It seems that Friday’s come round quicker every week! So here is this week’s Good News Friday installment. We’ll start with water, or rather, the lack of it. As we know, Israel has overcome its water shortage with recycling and … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s chol Hamo’ed Sukkot and we’ve emerged from the first day of Chag with half a day to catch our breath before heading into Shabbat. The whole festival is a “time of rejoicing” so I would normally be very happy … Continue reading

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