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Good News Friday

It has not been an easy week, to say the least, with the despicable terrorist murder of Kim Levengrond-Yehezkel and Ziv Hajbi in Barkan, and another stabbing in the Shomron Regional Brigade (bet you didn’t hear about that one!), not … 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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Good News Friday – Shabbat Chol Hamo’ed edition

It’s Shabbat Chol Hamo’ed tonight, the intermediate Shabbat of Sukkot, so I want to provide you with a slightly more inspiring edition than my usual Good News Friday posts. My first item is from a couple of weeks ago but … Continue reading

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Good News to start the week

To make up for the lack of a Good News Friday post yesterday, here is some good news to start the week (despite tomorrow being a fast day).  (My apologies for yesterday’s last-minute crisis posting. The immediate crisis is over … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

The weeks are rolling around faster than ever, and tonight, besides being Shabbat, we also mark Rosh Chodesh Nissan, the 1st of the month of Nissan, the “month of Spring” in which Pesach (Passover) falls. It is therefore fitting to … Continue reading

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Destroying Jewish history

In the middle of the Six Day War in 1967, Motta Gur may famously have announced “The Temple Mount is in our hands“, but the truth is that this is far from evident today.  The ongoing destruction at the hands … Continue reading

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