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Good News Friday

Once again, thank goodness it’s Friday and time for a Good News Friday post to put us in a good mood for Shabbat. Let’s start with yet another Israeli medical breakthrough. This time it’s a development that can prevent blindness … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Back to regular programming, last week’s holiday seems like a million miles away already. But at least it’s time for a Good News Friday installment. Starting with the Olympics, one of Israel’s bronze medallists, Judoka Yarden Gerbi, put her signed … Continue reading

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Shalom Kita Aleph

Yesterday, 1st of September, was the beginning of the Israeli school year, and it is a very exciting, almost festive day – not just because parents (and grandparents!) are glad to hand their offspring back to the tender care of … Continue reading

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Shalom Kita Aleph 2014

Today is the first day of the new school year, much to the relief of parents (and grandparents!) around the country. This year of course, the long hot summer vacation was ruined by Hamas’s attack on Israel from Gaza and … Continue reading

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UNRWA’s pernicious role and Hamas’s abuse of civilian institutions

Yesterday three more IDF soldiers were killed when a booby-trapped house exploded in Gaza. Later investigation reveals that it is possible that the building was not an UNRWA clinic but was disguised as one: Three IDF soldiers were killed Wednesday … Continue reading

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Operation Protective Edge Day 17: FAA flight ban rescinded, President Rivlin sworn in; Gaza school hit , Palestinians riot in Jerusalem

Thursday was the 17th day of Operation Protective Edge and the 7th day of the ground operation (I think. It’s becoming hard to keep count). The salient incidents of the day were as follows: The FAA ban on flying in … Continue reading

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