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Good News Friday

It’s the shortest Shabbat of the year and time is running short, but there is just time for a few items for Good News Friday. My first item is the discovery of a rare 3rd century synagogue in the Golan … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

We’ve had a bit of a crazy week in the family this week, but there’s always (well, nearly always) time for a Good News Friday post. I’ll start with the major news of the week and that after Malaysia’s antisemitic … Continue reading

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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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