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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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Good News Friday

Once again in this topsy-turvy corner of the world it’s time for another Good News Friday installment. We start this week’s line-up with news (h/t Israel Matzav) from Israel’s hi-tech industry once again. This time, the social media giant Facebook … Continue reading

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Simchat Torah 5774 – Chag sameach!

The last and most joyous festival of the Jewish holiday season is almost upon us – Sukkot finishes tonight and Simchat Torah begins. Today, the last day of Sukkot, is known as Hoshana Raba. Here’s a short Hebrew article on … Continue reading

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