Tag Archives: Jerusalem

Good News before Shavuot

It’s not quite Friday as I write (though it may well be so by the time I post), but with the upcoming Shavuot festival starting straight after Shabbat, and after this week’s upsetting news, I thought it fitting to post … Continue reading

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Chag Same’ach! Yom Yerushalayim 5778 – 2018

Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day, the anniversary of Israel’s miraculous win over combined Arab forces in 1967, began last night (Saturday night) with festive prayer services in synagogues around the country. This year we mark the 51st anniversary of the reunification … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

We’ve already had a surfeit of good news this week, from Donald Trump’s announcement of the withdrawal from the JCPOA to the widespread international support for Israel in its defensive actions against Iranian aggression. Tomorrow night Israel will be marking … Continue reading

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Three Israelis killed in 2 terror attacks in 48 hours

Our happiness on Friday afternoon was shattered shortly before Shabbat as we learned of a terror attack near Mevo Dotan in northern Samaria, when a Palestinian terrorist rammed his car into a group of IDF soldiers, killing two and very … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

We mustn’t let the bad news get us down, so there is no time like the present for a Good News Friday post to cheer us up for Shabbat. Let’s start this post with the Israel love-fest at the AIPAC … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Purim finished yesterday in most of the Jewish world, while Jerusalem and other walled cities are still celebrating though they too are now getting ready for Shabbat, so what better time for a Good News Friday post than right now. … Continue reading

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