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Good News Friday – Shabbat Chanukah edition

It’s been a long time since I’ve done one of these posts, and while I don’t promise to be going back to making this a regular feature, I am delighted to feel “the muse” awaken within me. It’s the first … Continue reading

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Tisha B’Av 5780 – 2020

Tisha B’Av, the 9th day of Av began last night at sundown and finishing at sundown tonight. Tisha Be’Av is the saddest day in the Jewish calendar. As I wrote in a previous Tisha Be’Av post: The fast commemorates the … Continue reading

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Chag Same’ach! Yom Yerushalayim 5780 – 2020

Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day, the anniversary of Israel’s miraculous victory over combined Arab forces in 1967, began last night (Thursday). Usually the chag is marked with festive prayer services in synagogues around the country. This year, because of the restrictions … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s been a while since I’ve written one of my Good News Friday posts, but I think it’s time to attempt a return to normal programming. My first item is about yet another treatment, if not actual cure, for Type … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – new baby edition

Another very Good News Friday edition this week: we are delighted to welcome our latest grandson, born on Sunday to our daughter Vered and Pini, a little brother to Shaked. ❤ The brit will take place pG on Sunday, and … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s the shortest Shabbat of the year and time is running short, but there is just time for a few items for Good News Friday. My first item is the discovery of a rare 3rd century synagogue in the Golan … Continue reading

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