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In memory of my aunt, Rabbanit Yehudit Meir z”l

Before I start I want to apologize for my extended absence from this blog and the online world altogether. I know some of you were worried by my “disappearance”. My father’s sister, Rabbanit Yehudit Meir z’l, passed away suddenly last … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

While we’re still basking in the reflected glory of Prince William’s historic royal visit to Israel, there were a couple of additional items I found which I thought suitable for this week’s Good News Friday post. First, we have a … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – Shabbat Chol Hamo’ed edition

It’s Shabbat Chol Hamo’ed tonight, the intermediate Shabbat of Sukkot, so I want to provide you with a slightly more inspiring edition than my usual Good News Friday posts. My first item is from a couple of weeks ago but … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s time for a palate-cleanser after the balagan of the past week, so here is a Good News Friday installment to put us all into a better mood for Shabbat. Let’s start with the amazing “Good Neighbour” program instituted by … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Thank goodness it’s Friday again and time for another Good News Friday installment. My first item is quite astounding: archeologists have managed to recreate the floor of the Bet Hamidkash, the Holy Temple, by piecing together fragments of floor tiles … Continue reading

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Good News Friday for erev Tisha B’Av

Today is not a regular Friday. It is Erev Tisha B’Av, and although we do not mourn on Shabbat (thus the fast is put off until Sunday), we are still carrying on in a more minor key than usual. Therefore … Continue reading

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