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Good News Friday

This week’s Good News Friday is going to be Zionism week, starring my very own family! My first item is Aliya, specifically from the United States. This week 232 Olim came to Israel on a Nefesh B’Nefesh charter flight (via … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I’ve been exceptionally busy this week, but there is always time for a Good News Friday post. Let’s start with Israel’s hi-tech sector for a change. Given the extremely stormy and cold weather we’ve been having these past couple of … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – Happy New Ears (and more)

I haven’t written a Good News Friday post for quite a few weeks now, so it’s way past time for a new installment. Before I get to the tantalising part of my headline, here is a great video which was … Continue reading

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Baruch Dayan Emet: My father-in-law has passed away

ברוך דיין אמת With great sorrow we announce the passing of my father-in-law, Menny Klausner z”l, at the grand old age of 91.  He is survived by his wife Edith, his son (my husband), daughter, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The funeral … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – Cochlear Implant edition

This week my Good News Friday post is going to be completely personal, though it relates to Israel’s medical industry. I am sitting in Jerusalem right now, keeping my daughter Vered and son-in-law Pini company in Shaare Zedek Hospital as … Continue reading

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My 40th Aliya anniversary!

Today, exactly 40 years ago, on the Thursday between Bereishit and Noach, I made aliya from England. (The exact date was 13th October 1977, Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan 5738). In the beginning… I fell in love with Israel long before I … Continue reading

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