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Good News Friday – new baby edition

Another hard week has gone by, but at least for me and my family it had a very happy end. We became the proud grandparents of a new baby granddaughter! <3 The happy (and rather overtired) new parents are our … Continue reading

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Good news to start the week

Although there has been unfortunately no shortage of bad news, I decided that since I missed the last Good News Friday installment, I’d at least start the week with a dose of good news before the nasty stuff takes over. … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

This past week was relatively quiet on the terrorism front until yesterday when three incidents took place: first, a Palestinian Authority intelligence officer (!) opened fire on an IDF checkpoint at Hizmeh, north of Jerusalem, seriously injuring one soldier and … Continue reading

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Guest Post: A reader’s pictorial travelogue of his visit to Israel

Today is the 29th of November, the 68th anniversary of the UN’s Partition Plan for Palestine, which laid the basis for Israel’s independence. The day is known in Hebrew by a mish-mash of Hebrew numerics (with letters replacing numbers) and … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

So the world is melting down all around us while here in Israel, things aren’t exactly quiet and peaceful. But as I’ve mentioned many times, Shabbat is still approaching and we want to read some good news to put us … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Despite it all – Good News Friday

This is a guest post by frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb. I had second and third thoughts about posting it today, after the dreadful news this week, which seems to get worse and worse. But weeping and wailing won’t help us … Continue reading

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