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Purim Same’ach! Happy Purim!

The festival of Purim began this evening as soon as Shabbat went out. While the menfolk went to *shul to hear the *Megillah being read, I went with my daughter and new granddaughter, my neighbour, sister-in-law and her sister to … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – pre-Purim edition

It’s almost Purim and the atmosphere here in Israel is gearing up for the festivities. For days now, all we’ve heard from the school across the street are Purim songs played on the loudspeaker system at break time. Unfortunately, the … Continue reading

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Purim Samea’ach! Happy Purim!

We have had enough disaster, war, strife, and doom and gloom in the last few days and weeks to last us a lifetime. But now Purim is here and it’s time to celebrate! The festival began at sundown this evening  … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Apologies for a very short posting today. I’m having serious internet problems.  Here is a great item is from Dr. Aaron Lerner from the invaluable IMRA site who writes, for a nice change, a very optimistic piece entitled “Some things … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – Shushan Purim edition

You may have had received the impression from previous posts that the Purim festival has been and gone. You would be wrong. 🙂 Today is Shushan Purim, the “second” day of Purim which is celebrated in Jerusalem and in other … Continue reading

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Purim Same’ach! Happy Purim!

Enough of all the gloom and doom and politics and propaganda. Purim is here and it’s time to celebrate! The festival began at sundown this evening  when we went to shul and heard the *Megillah being read, with the ra’ashanim … Continue reading

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