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Good News Friday

I shall start this week’s Good News Friday with some news from last week.  Last Shabbat we read the Torah portion of Chayeh Sarah, “the life of Sarah”, in which Sarah our Foremother passed away. In Genesis 23:16, we read … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – Shabbat Chol Hamo’ed edition

It’s Shabbat Chol Hamo’ed tonight, the intermediate Shabbat of Sukkot, so I want to provide you with a slightly more inspiring edition than my usual Good News Friday posts. My first item is from a couple of weeks ago but … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Once again, thank goodness it’s Friday and time for another Good News Friday installment. Let’s start with an item which has a a personal angle to it. The Toronto branch of Ezer Mizion, the Israeli charity which runs a world-wide … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Another week has rolled round, the days are getting shorter (though no cooler unfortunately!) and Shabbat is coming in early every week. So here is this week’s Good News Friday installment before I miss the deadline! My first item is … Continue reading

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The perversity and malice of Temple Denial

Even with the evidence in front of their eyes, there are too many ignoramuses, conspiracy theorists, religious supersessionists as well as plain old antisemites, who either deny the very existence of the two Jewish Temples or deny the Jewish connection … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

As always, despite the bad or indifferent news of the past week, Friday ushers in Shabbat, and to accompany it, here is my latest Good News Friday post. London has been engulfed by fire in recent days: two kosher shops … Continue reading

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