Tag Archives: Jerusalem

Good News Friday – Shabbat Chol Hamo’ed edition

It’s Shabbat Chol Hamo’ed tonight, the intermediate Shabbat of Sukkot, so I want to provide you with a slightly more inspiring edition than my usual Good News Friday posts. My first item is from a couple of weeks ago but … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Another week has rolled round, the days are getting shorter (though no cooler unfortunately!) and Shabbat is coming in early every week. So here is this week’s Good News Friday installment before I miss the deadline! My first item is … Continue reading

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Tisha B’Av: the centrality of the Temple Mount

The fast of Tisha B’Av is over halfway gone now (Israel time) and we start to emerge from our deep mourning into a more reflective stance. Here are some interesting articles, pictures and videos in the spirit of the day … Continue reading

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Tisha B’Av 2017- 5777

The fast of Tisha Be’Av, the 9th day of the month of Av, began tonight and will end tomorrow night at sundown. It is the saddest day in the Jewish calendar. As I wrote in a previous Tisha Be’Av post: … Continue reading

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It was all in vain

So all the killings and all the responses – it was in all vain. Everything is back to where it was before the 14th July: there is no official security  for Muslims (Jews of course are the exception because they … Continue reading

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Al-Aqsa blood libel leads to violence in Jerusalem, London and Amman

The round of violence that began over a week ago with the murder of two Israeli policemen on the Temple Mount escalated over the following days, with riots in Jerusalem and then spreading throughout Arab communities in Israel, and culminating … Continue reading

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