Category Archives: support Israel

Good News for the end of the year

I missed my Good News Friday post last Friday because I ran out of time before Shabbat. This Friday will be the second day of Rosh Hashana so I won’t be posting a good news installment then either. So I … Continue reading

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One man’s victory against BDS

Reader and commenter Jeff Polaski left a comment on my last Good News Friday installment which deserves a post of its own. Jeff very courageously took the initiative, when choosing a retirement home, and challenged the home on its support … Continue reading

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Germany inaugurates Munich Olympics massacre memorial, Frankfurt bans BDS

Several items of surprisingly good news regarding antisemitism and the delegitimization of Israel have emerged from Germany, of all places, in recent days. The most important news happened this week, when a memorial center to the victims of the Munich … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Addressing the Root of the BDS Problem

This is a guest post by Baruch Landa, an activist with Jerusalem U, a pro-Israel organization that works to strengthen Jewish and pro-Israel identity amongst young people and adults through the new technologies of digital and social media. Here he … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s Shabbat Nachamu (The Shabbat of Consolation) after Tisha B’Av, the mourning is over, it’s the summer holidays and wedding season, and it’s time for a proper Good News Friday installment at last. Since my last post was about BDS, … Continue reading

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Closing a circle: Former Refusenik Yuli Edelstein returns to Moscow as Knesset Speaker

This week Yuli Edelstein, the Speaker of the Knesset, made history by being the first Israeli to address the Russian Parliament. And in wonderful twist of history, Edelstein was formerly a Prisoner of Zion or a Refusenik –  a Jew … Continue reading

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