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Good News Friday – Pollard comes home!

This week’s Good News Friday post simply HAS to focus on the amazing – and far too belated – return of Jonathan Pollard to Israel. If you want to know the background to the Jonathan Pollard case, you can read … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It seems weird writing a Good News Friday post immediately after writing about the missile attacks on Beer Sheva. But for the moment things are quiet (not necessarily a good thing if it means the government is not taking any … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

This week’s Good News Friday is going to be Zionism week, starring my very own family! My first item is Aliya, specifically from the United States. This week 232 Olim came to Israel on a Nefesh B’Nefesh charter flight (via … Continue reading

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My 40th Aliya anniversary!

Today, exactly 40 years ago, on the Thursday between Bereishit and Noach, I made aliya from England. (The exact date was 13th October 1977, Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan 5738). In the beginning… I fell in love with Israel long before I … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

The weeks seem to roll round faster than ever, and here we are, time for another Good News Friday post. My first item is a brilliant, outspoken, very politically incorrect defence of Israel, spoken by British journalist Katie Hopkins on … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

This week has passed so quickly and before I’ve looked round it’s time for another Good News Friday installment. First, an astonishing story of self-sacrifice in more ways than one: a Haredi woman from New York lost 34 kg in … Continue reading

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