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Good News Friday

It’s been a crazy (but enjoyable) couple of weeks with the birth of our new grandson, the “Sholom Zochor” (a Friday night reception) to welcome him, the brit (circumcision) – the baby is called Akiva Menachem ♥ – and then … Continue reading

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Chag Shavuot Same’ach!

The festival of Shavuot (“Feast of Weeks” or Pentecost), beginning on Motzei Shabbat (Saturday night), is the culmination of the 7 weeks (hence the name) of counting the Omer – Sefirat Ha’Omer. We are instructed by G-d (ויקרא כ”ג:ט”ו – … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s been a while since I last wrote a regular Good News Friday post, so this is a kind of return to normal programming (for the moment): Since I’m in celebratory mood after the birth of our grandson this week, … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – Eurovision2019 Edition

It’s back to normal programming for now with this week’s Good News Friday installment. This week the news in Israel has been dominated, not by missiles or Iran or even the formation of a new government, but by something MUCH … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

This week’s edition of Good News Friday is one still enjoying the glow from yesterday’s Yom Ha’atzmaut. Here is an incredible video from Boomerang, an Israel-advocacy group – bringing us support and love from… Saudi Arabia of all places!   … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

After the sadness and hatred of the last week we need something sweet to take us into Shabbat, so here is my latest Good News Friday installment. My first item is so perfectly timed for the week of Yom Hashoah, … Continue reading

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