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Good News Friday

It’s time for a palate-cleanser after the balagan of the past week, so here is a Good News Friday installment to put us all into a better mood for Shabbat. Let’s start with the amazing “Good Neighbour” program instituted by … Continue reading

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The Kotel Kerfuffle

The latest crisis began when the government backtracked on its decision * to create a state-recognized pluralistic prayer section at the Western Wall. *Edit: The backtracking was not on creating a pluralistic prayer section. THAT EXISTS ALREADY and has not been … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

As always, despite the bad or indifferent news of the past week, Friday ushers in Shabbat, and to accompany it, here is my latest Good News Friday post. London has been engulfed by fire in recent days: two kosher shops … Continue reading

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First the good news

This post is to make up for the missed Good News Friday installment last week. (I should note at this stage that this coming Friday too I won’t be publishing a Good News Friday post since it will be erev … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I haven’t posted a Good News Friday installment for a while, what with travelling and then chagim, so it’s a pleasant change  to return to my (almost) regular Friday spot. This week’s post starts with the three amazing, courageous mothers … Continue reading

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We have a government (for as long as it lasts)

Last night, or early this morning, Binyamin Netanyahu finally cobbled together a governing coalition with the slimmest of majorities – 1 seat. The haggling and horse trading went down to the wire and no one was sure we wouldn’t wake … Continue reading

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