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Good News Friday

I was hoping for some really good news from the British elections yesterday, but unfortunately that was not to be. It could have been worse is about the best we can say. But more about that after Shabbat. For now … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

We are still in celebratory mood after the festivities of the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem, so this Good News Friday installment will reflect that as well as the historic visit of President Donald Trump to Israel which … Continue reading

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#Jerusalem50: Chag Same’ach! Yom Yerushalayim 5777 – 2017

The 50th anniversary of the recapture and reunification of Jerusalem, as well as the liberation of Judea and Samaria (and Gaza, which was then unwisely given over to Hamas in 2005) has finally arrived. The city of Jerusalem has been … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – Shabbat Hagadol edition

It’s Shabbat Hagadol tomorrow, the last Shabbat before Pesach, so despite the Middle East going to hell in a handbasket, this week’s Good News Friday post is going to concentrate on Pesach news and fun. There’s time enough to worry … 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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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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