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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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Celebrate a birthday with a huge mitzva

As we get older we still want to celebrate our birthdays, especially our “special” ones, but by the time we hit our 50s and 60s we rarely need or even want presents. We already have a houseful (and maybe even … Continue reading

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Baruch Dayan Emet – 2 Israeli cultural heroes passed away

Yesterday Israel lost two cultural-religious icons who have greatly influenced Israeli society. First we learned of the passing of Rabbanit Bracha Kapach, a great woman whom the average secular Israeli probably hasn’t heard of, yet she won the Israel Prize … Continue reading

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