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Good News Friday

I shall start this week’s Good News Friday with some news from last week.  Last Shabbat we read the Torah portion of Chayeh Sarah, “the life of Sarah”, in which Sarah our Foremother passed away. In Genesis 23:16, we read … Continue reading

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UNESCO’s Jihad against Israel and its Jewish history

Readers of this blog, in fact anyone who has been paying the slightest attention, cannot have failed to notice the UN’s antipathy towards Israel. But probably the worst institution in this regard is UNESCO, which has steadily, and not so … Continue reading

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Antisemitism updates

It never gets old does it? Antisemitism, sometimes overt and sometimes disguised as “only” anti-Zionism or anti-Israelism, is still prevalent in certain quarters and never quite goes away. The latest incidents – to name just a very few – occurred … 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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Are the lone wolf attackers not so “lone” after all?

The “knife intifada” that has been sweeping Israel in the last 3 months, which also includes car-rammings and drive-by shootings, has been described as an unorganized revolt carried out by “lone wolf” attackers. However a certain amount of doubt has … Continue reading

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Yom Kippur 5775 – Gmar Hatima Tova

(Reposting in part from last year) Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is upon us once again, beginning in a few hours time here in Israel, when we will be entering a 25-hour fast with day-long prayer services, composed of … Continue reading

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