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Good News Friday

It has not been an easy week, to say the least, with the despicable terrorist murder of Kim Levengrond-Yehezkel and Ziv Hajbi in Barkan, and another stabbing in the Shomron Regional Brigade (bet you didn’t hear about that one!), not … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s the first Friday of 5779 and the last Friday before Yom Kippur. Luckily there is plenty of good news to fill my latest Good News Friday installment. Let’s start with a healing kind of item. US military veterans have … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s almost Rosh Hashana (starting Sunday night), so this is the last Good News Friday post of the Jewish year. It is therefore fitting that my first item should be about pomegranates, the fruit that most symbolizes Rosh Hashana, for … Continue reading

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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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