Tag Archives: Galilee

Good News Friday from the Galilee

You may have noticed that I’ve been rather quiet this week. The reason for this is that I’ve been on holiday up north with all my kids and grandchildren, staying in a “Tzimmer”, i.e. a holiday villa, in Dalton, a … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

They say a week is a long time in politics. It’s also a long time in the Jewish calendar. This time last week we were gearing up for the saddest day in the year, Tisha B’Av. Today, in 180° contrast, … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

The weeks are rolling around faster than ever, and tonight, besides being Shabbat, we also mark Rosh Chodesh Nissan, the 1st of the month of Nissan, the “month of Spring” in which Pesach (Passover) falls. It is therefore fitting to … Continue reading

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Guest Post: A reader’s pictorial travelogue of his visit to Israel

Today is the 29th of November, the 68th anniversary of the UN’s Partition Plan for Palestine, which laid the basis for Israel’s independence. The day is known in Hebrew by a mish-mash of Hebrew numerics (with letters replacing numbers) and … Continue reading

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Water water everywhere

Unlike Coleridge’s Rime of the Ancient Mariner, however, it seems that there will be plenty to drink. Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians have finally signed on the dotted line enabling the construction of the “Red-Dead Canal” – a pipeline connecting … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Brian Goldfarb’s Israel trip

This is another guest post from frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb. This post is different from his (and my) usual posts: it is a sort of travel diary of his recent trip to Israel with his wife and two non-Jewish friends. … Continue reading

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