Tag Archives: Hannukah

Good News Friday

Once again, despite the continued terror attacks all over Israel, Shabbat is approaching and we need to lift ourselves out of our sadness. To help cheer us up, here is my latest Good News Friday post: We’ll start off with … Continue reading

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Chanukah Same’ach! Happy Chanukah!

Chanukah has just begun here in Israel, and while you’re reading this we will be at our daughter’s house together with our other children and multitudes of grandchildren, lighting the candles and stuffing ourselves on assorted festive goodies. Chanukah celebrates … Continue reading

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Huge rise in Palestinian terrorism and incitement in Jerusalem area

The local Israeli news have been filled in recent days with reports of stone-throwing, molotov cocktails being hurled, car-jacking and general violence by Palestinian Arabs against Israeli Jews, reflecting a huge rise in terror . In widely broadcast local news … Continue reading

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Happy Channukah!

Despite the extremely unseasonable, boiling hot temperatures outside here in Israel (it hit 31°C today) (even though winter doesn’t usually set in till after Channukah), and even though it is still only November, Channukah (or Hannukah or Hanukah or Chanuka … Continue reading

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8th night of Channukah video

It’s the last night of Channukah so what better time to watch this cute video (via the twitter feed of the Israeli Consulate in New York). Channukah same’ach, enjoy what’s left of the festival!

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Happy Channukah!

Another year has rolled by so quickly and Channukah has just begun here in Israel. I take the liberty or reposting what I wrote post about Channukah last year: A short history of Channukah, from Aish.com The Hebrew word Chanukah … Continue reading

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