Category Archives: Slice of Israeli life

Good News Friday – Shabbat Hagadol edition

It’s Shabbat Hagadol tomorrow, the last Shabbat before Pesach, so despite the Middle East going to hell in a handbasket, this week’s Good News Friday post is going to concentrate on Pesach news and fun. There’s time enough to worry … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s a great feeling to continue the good news from yesterday into today, towards Shabbat, so here is my latest Good News Friday installment. First up is a blast from the past, as Israeli students unearthed a 2,000 year-old Jewish … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Another week has rushed by and it’s time for another Good News Friday post. Let’s start with some economic news for a change. This week the hi-tech giant Intel acquired the Israeli autonomous-car company Mobileye for a staggering $15 billion! … Continue reading

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Purim Same’ach! Happy Purim!

The festival of Purim began this evening as soon as Shabbat went out. While the menfolk went to *shul to hear the *Megillah being read, I went with my daughter and new granddaughter, my neighbour, sister-in-law and her sister to … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I must apologize for having been offline for most of this week, due to a combination of new grandchild exhaustion (there’s a reason why parents are young and grandparents aren’t!) and a touch of flu. Nevertheless I don’t want to … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Another week has rolled round and it’s time for some Good News Friday. Let’s start with some very sweet news, honey sweet in fact: Honey from wildflowers produced by Kedumim won first prize in the “Black Jar Honey tasting contest” … Continue reading

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