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Good News Friday – and Happy New Year 2016!

Since New Year’s day coincides with Friday this year, it seems all the more appropriate to write a Good News Friday installment to start the year on the right foot. Let’s start with a real feel-good story, almost miraculous in … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It seems like the knife-intifada (or whatever the government wants to call it) is here to stay for the moment. This does not derogate from the need to find some good news before Shabbat – in fact it makes it … Continue reading

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Shana Tova Umetuka – 5776

Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins tonight, and lasts for 2 days, until sundown on Tuesday night. The Jewish year follows the lunar calendar, and the number counts the number of years since Creation. This year we will mark … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I can’t believe a week has gone by and my holiday is but a (not-so-distant) dream. But here we are again, time for a Good News Friday installment. We’ll start with some wonderful Aliya news. A planeload of 232 American … Continue reading

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First the good news

This post is to make up for the missed Good News Friday installment last week. (I should note at this stage that this coming Friday too I won’t be publishing a Good News Friday post since it will be erev … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

No matter how long the Fridays in the middle of the summer, I still seem to get to Shabbat in a mad rush. This is why this Good News Friday post might be a little shorter than usual. My first … Continue reading

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