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Good News Friday

I’m writing this week’s Good News Friday post from Florence, Italy! I’m so happy to be on holiday in this beautiful city, far from the pressures of life back home in Israel, but don’t worry, Israel is never far from … Continue reading

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Chag Same’ach! Yom Yerushalayim 5779 – 2019

Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day, the anniversary of Israel’s miraculous win over combined Arab forces in 1967, began last night (Saturday night) with festive prayer services in synagogues around the country. This year we mark the 52nd  anniversary of the reunification … Continue reading

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Chag Same’ach – Shvi’i shel Pesach, the 7th day of Pesach

Pesach is drawing to a close,  the week seems to have flown by with visits to Jerusalem, family get togethers, and generally eating and enjoying ourselves (and finally, the beautiful weather after a very cold rainy start!). The seventh day … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I can’t believe it’s Friday already! Time for another Good News Friday installment. This week we received some very exciting news from the days of the First Temple! A seal bearing the name of Kind Josiah’s court official was unearthed … Continue reading

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Just in time for the fast of 17th Tammuz – a fascinating archeological discovery

The fast day of Shiva Asar b’Tammuz – 17th Tammuz – technically fell yesterday, but since it was Shabbat on which mourning is not allowed, the fast was put off until today.  The fast commemorates the following tragic events which … Continue reading

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Chag Same’ach! Yom Yerushalayim 5778 – 2018

Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day, the anniversary of Israel’s miraculous win over combined Arab forces in 1967, began last night (Saturday night) with festive prayer services in synagogues around the country. This year we mark the 51st anniversary of the reunification … Continue reading

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