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Chanukah Same’ach! Happy Chanukah!

Chanukah began last night around the world, and we have our Menorahs – or Chanukiyot as they are called in Israel – lit up at the window. It is one of my favourite chagim, since it requires very little preparation … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It is almost Chanukah (starting Sunday night) so it’s the perfect time for a Good News Friday post. Our first item is the most incredibly inspiring story of courage, persistence and sheer physical and mental strength. An IDF soldier with … Continue reading

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Despite it all – Good News Friday

As has happened so many times recently, I had my doubts about posting a Good News Friday installment today. I am still simmering over this week’s mini-war and the fiasco of the ceasefire, and the last thing I wanted to … Continue reading

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Remembering the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre amid calls for unity

The final dreadful toll from the Tree of Life synagogue massacre is 11 holy souls. Here are their names and stories: David Rosenthal, 54, and Cecil Rosenthal, 59 The two brothers were very involved in the local Jewish community. “Neither … Continue reading

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Simchat Torah 5779 – Chag Same’ach!

The marathon of Jewish holidays is almost over. as the last and most joyous festival of the holiday season approaches– Sukkot finishes tonight and Simchat Torah begins. But before that, today, the last day of Sukkot, is known as Hoshana … Continue reading

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Sukkot 5779 – Chag Same’ach!

The festival of Sukkot, the most joyous festival in the Jewish calendar, begins tonight, lasting for 7 days (8 outside of Israel), running straight into the Simchat Torah festival on the 8th day (9th day outside Israel). Sukkot is the … Continue reading

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