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Is Erdogan going to help Geert Wilders get elected in Holland?

While we were out celebrating Purim, a different kind of “nahafoch hu” – a topsy turvy event – was occurring in Holland. It all started when Turkish President, in his bid to turn himself into a modern-day Sultan, has been … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – and Happy New Year 2016!

Since New Year’s day coincides with Friday this year, it seems all the more appropriate to write a Good News Friday installment to start the year on the right foot. Let’s start with a real feel-good story, almost miraculous in … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Once again we’ve had a week full of nastiness, so it’s great to be able to counteract the bad feeling with another Good News Friday post. We start with an incredible Israeli development which could improve the lives of autistic … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Having left Sukkot behind just last night we are about to head straight into Shabbat with barely time to catch our breath.  Of course there has been plenty of other stuff to blog about over Simchat Torah but that will … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Another installment in my Good News Friday series. This week’s most exciting news comes from Nefesh b’Nefesh, who brought a plane-load of 350 American immigrants to Israel.  This is beyond good news – it is excellent! A special charter flight … Continue reading

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