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Good News Friday

Yom Ha’atzmaut has just finished and here we are, going straight into Shabbat, so it’s time to celebrate with another Good News Friday post. Since we’re still in the flag-waving patriotic mood, now is a good time to take a … Continue reading

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Israel’s reaches out to its neighbours

Together with the recent #BDSFails around the world (more of which later), there have been interesting developments in Israel’s relations with its neighbours and “further neighbours”. Our biggest and most important close neighbour is Egypt, and relations have been cool … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

After yesterday’s depressing post I feel an urgent need to post a Good News Friday installment to put us in a better mood for Shabbat. My first item concerns Israel’s burgeoning solar energy sector, but this time its use is … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Another eventful week has flown by and once more it’s time for another Good News Friday installment. My first item comes courtesy of reader Brian Goldfarb: The Jewish school in Gondar, Ethiopia has closed, not because of anything bad, but … Continue reading

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Syria and Egypt can’t be fixed by the West

Here are some of the latest headlines out of Egypt and Syria. A menacing war of words is developing between Egypt and Ethiopia over the building of a new dam, and the Arab world is now wondering whether Egypt has … Continue reading

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Egypt’s water woes

Despite the mighty River Nile flowing through their country, Egypt is a desert nation which suffers from water shortage problems. These might very well be exacerbated because, as reported last week, Ethiopia is planning to build a dam over the … Continue reading

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