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Good News Friday

I missed last week’s Good News Friday post because I ran out of time before Shabbat, so this week I’m starting early! In this age of environment-awareness, we can welcome the news that Israeli researchers from Tel Aviv University have … Continue reading

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Tu Bishvat Higia!

Today is Tu Bishvat (or Tu B’Shvat), the 15th of the Hebrew month of Shvat, known as “the birthday of the trees” in Jewish tradition. The tree most associated with Tu B’Shvat is the almond tree, in Hebrew the Shkedi’a … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

This week’s Good News Friday is going to start with a slightly bittersweet item for which I beg your forgiveness, particularly as it’s Rosh Chodesh Adar when we are supposed to increase our joy. (Adar is the month in which … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

One terrible week follows another, each with their own crises and tragedies. But Shabbat comes around once a week (thank G-d!) to heal our souls. In that spirit I present this week’s Good News Friday installment. UPDATE just before posting: … Continue reading

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Snowstorm roundup and pictures

I would have posted this earlier except we had a 3 hour power cut earlier. And we didn’t even get one drop of snow! Obviously the electric company are struggling to restore power to Jerusalem, Judea & Samaria and the … 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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