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Good News Friday

We’ve had another difficult week in the family (someone in hospital, but hopefully coming home in a couple of days), but davka because of that I feel the need to post a Good News Friday installment. This week’s installment is … Continue reading

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Bad sporting behaviour by the Arabs at the International Judo competition in Abu Dhabi

Last week (while I was otherwise occupied) the International Judo Federation (IJF) held its annual competition in Abu Dhabi. The behaviour of the Arab hosts as well as other Arab teams was absolutely disgraceful and should have been enough to … Continue reading

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Agnes Keleti – The most decorated Jewish Olympic champion that almost nobody ever heard of

In general, and with very few exceptions, the Jews are not known for their sporting ability. From the Greeks and Romans with their Olympic Games, marathons and worship of the human body, through to nowadays, we Jews are more renowned … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Continuing the good news from my previous post, it’s time for another dose of positive good news in today’s Good News Friday installment. Our first item for this week is from Israel’s Master Chef TV program, of all places. One … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s time for the latest installment of my Good News Friday series, so here we go! The first item is from the sports arena where we learn that Israeli judokas won five medals in European competitions last week: Israeli judokas … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

This week, in contrast to previous weeks, I present you with a bumper-pack Good News Friday installment, chock-full of good news. 🙂 My first item comes from last week when we took part in a reunion Shabbat of British Olim, … Continue reading

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