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Good News Friday

Friday has rolled around so quickly once again, and it’s time for a Good News Friday post. First, here is an beautiful heart-warming story of a young man who came to the assistance of a very elderly man who wanted … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

As I have said over the last few weeks, despite the “matzav” (security situation) and despite the incitement and antisemitism – or maybe precisely because of all that = I feel the need to post some good news before Shabbat. … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I haven’t posted a proper Good News Friday post for a while, so I’m happy to post a new installment. Starting with a BDS fail, a South African court banned BDS protests inside Woolworth’s department store (h/t Barry Shaw): The … Continue reading

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Simchat Torah 5775 – Chag Same’ach!

The last and most joyous festival of the Jewish holiday season is almost upon us – Sukkot finishes tonight and Simchat Torah begins. I shall refer you to last year’s post on Simchat Torah if you would like to know … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

This week’s edition of Good News Friday is going to be a bit of a mixed bunch.  I will start with noting that today is a sad day: Asara BeTevet, the fast of the 10th of Tevet, commemorating the start … Continue reading

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Water water everywhere

Unlike Coleridge’s Rime of the Ancient Mariner, however, it seems that there will be plenty to drink. Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians have finally signed on the dotted line enabling the construction of the “Red-Dead Canal” – a pipeline connecting … Continue reading

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