Tag Archives: Jerusalem

Tisha B’Av 5780 – 2020

Tisha B’Av, the 9th day of Av began last night at sundown and finishing at sundown tonight. Tisha Be’Av is the saddest day in the Jewish calendar. As I wrote in a previous Tisha Be’Av post: The fast commemorates the … Continue reading

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Chag Same’ach! Yom Yerushalayim 5780 – 2020

Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day, the anniversary of Israel’s miraculous victory over combined Arab forces in 1967, began last night (Thursday). Usually the chag is marked with festive prayer services in synagogues around the country. This year, because of the restrictions … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – new baby edition

Another very Good News Friday edition this week: we are delighted to welcome our latest grandson, born on Sunday to our daughter Vered and Pini, a little brother to Shaked. ❤ The brit will take place pG on Sunday, and … Continue reading

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Tisha B’Av 5779 – 2019

The destruction of the Temple and Jerusalem on Tisha Be’Av 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 … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I’m writing this week’s Good News Friday post from Florence, Italy! I’m so happy to be on holiday in this beautiful city, far from the pressures of life back home in Israel, but don’t worry, Israel is never far from … Continue reading

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Chag Same’ach! Yom Yerushalayim 5779 – 2019

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 52nd  anniversary of the reunification … Continue reading

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