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Chag Kasher Ve’sameach – Happy Pesach!

This blog is going on semi-vacation over the next week during the Pesach (Passover) festival until after the chag (it finishes on the night of  26th April, running straight into Shabbat on the 27th). If you would like to learn … Continue reading

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Purim Same’ach! Happy Purim

Let’s put aside all the very sad and depressing news that has been in the news this past week. Purim is here and it’s time to celebrate! The festival began at sundown this evening  when we went to shul and … Continue reading

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Shabbat Shalom

Once again I’ve run out of time before Shabbat. One of these days I will write another Good News Friday post but for now, I wish everyone a quiet, peaceful, safe and healthy Shabbat. It is also Rosh Chodesh today, … Continue reading

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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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