Tag Archives: Jerusalem

News catch-up: Palestinian claims; the US vote

In case you were wondering why I’ve gone quiet during a rather noisy news cycle, it’s because I’m on a much-needed mini-break in Eilat. But holiday or not, it’s hard to avoid the news entirely, so here is a very … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

The chagim are now well and truly behind us, and it’s back to normal programming (or what counts for normal in this household!). Tomorrow is Shabbat Bereishit, the Shabbat when we start reading the Torah from the beginning all over … Continue reading

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Simchat Torah 5777 – Chag Same’ach!

The last and most joyous festival of the Jewish holiday season is almost upon us – Sukkot finishes tonight and Simchat Torah begins. Today, the last day of Sukkot, known as Hoshana Raba, has a serious character despite the joy … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – Shabbat chol hamo’ed edition

We’re still in the middle of Sukkot, although rapidly approaching the end, and despite the bad news from earlier in the week, when UNESCO did its best to deny the Jews’ connection to Jerusalem, or rather because of it, I’m … Continue reading

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It was too good to be true

I celebrated too early in respect of the (now not) cancelled vote in UNESCO about the denial of any Jewish connection to Jerusalem and the Temple Mount. As of today, UNESCO has pretty much fulfilled Israeli Ambassador to the UN … Continue reading

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Venahafoch Hu – UNESCO’s biased vote on Jerusalem cancelled

In a strange twist of diplomatic politics, the disgusting UNESCO vote, in which all Jewish connection to the Temple Mount, Hebron, Jerusalem and other holy places was denied or erased, has been cancelled – by Mexico! – and is being … Continue reading

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