Tag Archives: Menorah

Good News Friday

After the sadness and hatred of the last week we need something sweet to take us into Shabbat, so here is my latest Good News Friday installment. My first item is so perfectly timed for the week of Yom Hashoah, … Continue reading

Posted in Antisemitism, Israel news, Judaism, Slice of Israeli life | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Good News Friday – Shabbat Chanukah edition

We are right in the middle of Chanukah, entering Shabbat Chanukah in a few hours, so here is a special, Chanukah-themed Good News Friday post. Actually, before I start, I should mention that it has been raining. Not gentle, English-style … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Arts & Sports, Israel news, Judaism, Slice of Israeli life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in indigenous rights, Israel news, Judaism, Lawfare and Delegitimization, Slice of Israeli life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Good News Friday – Shabbat Chanukah edition

We are right in the middle of Chanukah, entering Shabbat Chanukah in a few hours, so here is a special, Chanukah-themed Good News Friday post. Let’s start with a very well timed for Chanukah, incredible archeological find – a Hasmonean-era … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Arts & Sports, Israel news, Judaism, Slice of Israeli life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Chanukah Same’ach! Happy Chanukah!

Chanukah has just begun here in Israel, 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

Posted in Culture, Arts & Sports, History, Judaism | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

The good, the bad, the ugly and the stupid

Several incidents of antisemitism from the usual suspects, as well as some plain-speaking sense from unusual quarters, caught my eye these last few days (links via Elise R. and Haya E. amongst others). Starting with the really ugly: Haaretz is … Continue reading

Posted in Antisemitism, Boycotts and BDS, Media and journalism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments