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Good News Friday

Before I start I must apologize to my readers for the dearth of posts this week. Blame it on end-of-summeritis together with a general fed-upiness (yes, I love making up new words :-)  ) with the political situation that never … Continue reading

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First the bad news, then the good

As a public service to my readers, here is a (partial) list of the latest terror attacks committed by Palestinians against Israelis in the past week. You can be quite sure that unlike the arson attack in Duma in which … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s been a hell of a week and the unbearable heat (much much higher than normal temperatures even for this sweaty part of the world) has not added to our good feelings. So it’s with a sigh of relief that … Continue reading

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Tisha B’Av 5775 – 2015

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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Videos for Erev Tisha B’Av

Although it is nearly Shabbat, this is not the time for a Good News Friday installment, since today is the day before Tisha B’Av. This year, since the 9th of Av falls on Shabbat, the fast day itself will only … Continue reading

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The Unholy Trinity: BBC, UN and Amnesty

Any reader of mine will have noticed by now the number of times I’ve mentioned the anti-Israelism and even antisemitism which motivate and inform the work of many international media outlets, numerous NGOs and of course the UN. This week, … Continue reading

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