Tag Archives: Israel

Shana Tova Umetuka – 5779

Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins tonight, and lasts for 2 days, until sundown on Tuesday night.  The Jewish year follows the lunar calendar, and the number counts the number of years since Creation. This year we will mark … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I’m back to regular programming – for about a week, until Rosh Hashana falls next week, followed by the month of Jewish festivals. Until then, I present you with my latest Good News Friday installment. Let’s start with our favourite … 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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Israel steals Iranian rain-clouds (or maybe just their brains)

An Iranian general has taken the Zionist Menagerie of Doom™ one step further down the slippery slope to insanity and has accused Israel of stealing Iranian rain clouds! An Iranian general on Monday accused Israel of manipulating weather to prevent … Continue reading

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Prince William’s visit, the first ever Royal visit to Israel

Prince William’s visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories, the first ever Royal visit to Israel, concluded today, and in general it seems to have gone down a treat with the natives (myself included). The Prince has inherited the common … Continue reading

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