Tag Archives: Good News Friday

Good News before Shavuot

It’s not quite Friday as I write (though it may well be so by the time I post), but with the upcoming Shavuot festival starting straight after Shabbat, and after this week’s upsetting news, I thought it fitting to post … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

We’ve already had a surfeit of good news this week, from Donald Trump’s announcement of the withdrawal from the JCPOA to the widespread international support for Israel in its defensive actions against Iranian aggression. Tomorrow night Israel will be marking … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Last week I skipped my Good News Friday installment because of the tragic news that week.  I had hoped to post earlier this week but, as you may have noticed, I didn’t get around to it. But Friday has arrived … Continue reading

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Not such Good News this Friday

I was all prepared to post my (almost) regular Good News Friday post today. And then disaster struck yesterday.  Israel has been experiencing extremely unseasonable massive rainfall and thunderstorms this week, with lots of flooding all over the country, particularly … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – celebrate Israel’s 70th!

Today is the 5th of Iyar, the real date of Israel’s independence. It was celebrated yesterday so as to give the nation a full day of festivities, rather than having to cut them short for Shabbat. So in honour of … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – Choose Life

This week’s Good News Friday post comes in the shadow of Yom Hashoah and in the build-up to Israel’s Memorial Day next week – which will be followed by Israel’s 70th Independence Day. In the bittersweet atmosphere of the day … Continue reading

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