Tag Archives: Independence Day

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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Israel’s 70th birthday! Chag Atzma’ut Same’ach!

This year is no ordinary Independence Day. Israel has turned 70 tonight! Who would have thought, 70 years ago when the country was on the brink of extermination by its enemies as soon as it was born, that a mere … Continue reading

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Chag Atzma’ut Same’ach! Happy 69th Independence Day Israel!

It’s Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, and, as remarked upon by both local and foreign observers, the country swings in a schizophrenic kind of way from the mourning, sorrow and remembrance of Yom Hazikaron to the flag-waving patriotism and general … Continue reading

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Chag Atzma’ut Same’ach! Happy 68th Independence Day Israel!

It’s Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, and, as remarked upon by both local and foreign observers, the country swings in a schizophrenic kind of way from the mourning, sorrow and remembrance of Yom Hazikaron to the flag-waving patriotism and general … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s hard to be believe another week has already passed, but with Yom Hazikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut in the middle the week felt somewhat shortened. In the spirit of Yom Ha’atzmaut, this week’s Good News Friday edition will focus on … Continue reading

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Chag Atzma’ut Same’ach! Happy 67th Independence Day Israel!

It’s Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, and, as remarked upon by both local and foreign observers, the country swings in a schizophrenic kind of way from the mourning, sorrow and remembrance of Yom Hazikaron to the flag-waving patriotism and general … Continue reading

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