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Some good news for Lag Ba’Omer

Today is Lag Ba”Omer, the 33rd day of the Omer, a semi-holiday marked by bonfires in the night, music and a popular day for weddings. This year, because of the coronavirus restrictions, bonfires were banned except in a very few … 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

I haven’t posted a Good News Friday for a couple of weeks because of Shavuot last week, so it’s time to catch up with another Good News Friday installment. We’ll start with another astonishing Israeli invention to help the disabled … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Despite the war having resumed, I feel the need to post another Good News Friday installment after missing a couple recently. I was going to post about all the wonderful organizations that have been providing aid, food, treats, hospitality and … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Thank goodness it’s Friday and time for another Good News Friday post to counteract all the last week’s bitterness. I’m going to start with a catch-up of good news that I missed over the last couple of weeks. An American … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s time for another Good News Friday post. My first item is the good news that despite the wailing and gnashing of teeth that the younger generation are not motivated or patriotic enough, a new report tells us that in … Continue reading

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