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Good News Friday

Despite it all, the terrorism and hatred and simmering violence that we have seen in the last weeks, we are now approaching Sukkot, the happiest of our festivals. But first we have Shabbat in between, so I bring you this … Continue reading

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Israel-Russia ties shaken after Russian plane downed by Syria

Yes, I know the headline does not make any logical sense. If a Russian plane was downed by Syria, why on earth should Israel get the blame? Let’s back up a bit and look at the chronology. Israel has had … Continue reading

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Rocket barrage in the south – three Israelis hurt as house suffers a direct hit in Sderot

It was only to be expected. Our stupid, cowardly, lily-livered “government” have been negotiating with Hamas (Hamas! Unbelievable!) to arrange a truce, so what do Hamas do? They shoot across the border of course, and fire off yet another huge … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

This week’s Good News Friday is going to be Zionism week, starring my very own family! My first item is Aliya, specifically from the United States. This week 232 Olim came to Israel on a Nefesh B’Nefesh charter flight (via … Continue reading

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Tisha B’Av 5778 (2018)

Since the 9th day of Av fell yesterday, on Shabbat when we do not mourn, the fast itself was deferred to today, beginning last night at sundown and finishing at sundown tonight. Tisha Be’Av, the 9th day of the month … Continue reading

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Escalation in the south: Hamas fires 200 rockets at Israel over Shabbat, IDF targets incendiary kite-launchers

While those of us lucky enough to live in the centre or north of the country enjoyed a pleasant Shabbat, other Israelis were not so lucky. The residents of the south, in the Gaza “envelope”, spent most of Friday night … Continue reading

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