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Good News Friday

No matter what happens during the week, it’s always good to hear some good news before Shabbat so here is this week’s Good News Friday post. Since I so frequently provide news from Israel’s technological sector, I thought it appropriate … Continue reading

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Just in time for the fast of 17th Tammuz – a fascinating archeological discovery

The fast day of Shiva Asar b’Tammuz – 17th Tammuz – technically fell yesterday, but since it was Shabbat on which mourning is not allowed, the fast was put off until today.  The fast commemorates the following tragic events which … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Last week I skipped my Good News Friday installment because of the tragic news that week.  I had hoped to post earlier this week but, as you may have noticed, I didn’t get around to it. But Friday has arrived … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s been a very busy week for me so I’m glad to sit back and present you with this week’s Good News Friday post. Starting with some very exciting news in archeology, an ancient seal of the Prophet Isaiah has … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Friday is here once again thank goodness, and it’s time for another Good News Friday edition. Let’s start with a great morale boost from none other than the British Defence Secretary (!) who hailed the UK’s amazing relationship with Israel: … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – Shabbat Chanukah edition

We are right in the middle of Chanukah, entering Shabbat Chanukah in a few hours, so here is a special, Chanukah-themed Good News Friday post. Let’s start with a very well timed for Chanukah, incredible archeological find – a Hasmonean-era … Continue reading

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