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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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Shabbat Shalom

I’ve been away on holiday these past few days and had a wonderful time with all my family. We stayed in a villa (what the Israelis quaintly call a “tzimmer”) in Moshav Goren in Western Galilee, in a holiday compound … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – new baby edition

This was going to be a Pesach-themed Good News Friday posting in honour of Shabbat Chol Hamo’ed which will start tonight. But as has happened several times in our family, the good news was interrupted by even better news! This … Continue reading

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Chag Kasher Vesame’ach – Happy Pesach!

Despite my promise in my previous post, I have decided to give all the bad news a miss for the moment. This blog is going on semi-vacation over the next week during the Pesach (Passover) festival until after the chag … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – new baby edition

I had several nice items lined up for a Good News Friday post but in the end I ran out of time. The reason for this, as is evident from my title, is that we are the proud new grandparents … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Friday has rolled around so quickly once again, and it’s time for a Good News Friday post. First, here is an beautiful heart-warming story of a young man who came to the assistance of a very elderly man who wanted … Continue reading

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