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In memory of my aunt, Rabbanit Yehudit Meir z”l

Before I start I want to apologize for my extended absence from this blog and the online world altogether. I know some of you were worried by my “disappearance”. My father’s sister, Rabbanit Yehudit Meir z’l, passed away suddenly last … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I’m hardly in the mood for a Good News Friday post today after hearing the dreadful news of the brutal murder of Ori Ansbacher, a young National Service girl, in a forest near Jerusalem yesterday. However, as always I don’t … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s time to forget all the bad stuff and get ready for Shabbat with a Good News Friday post. Back in March of last year I wrote about a team of researchers in Shaare Zedek Hospital who had developed eye … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

The weeks seem to fly by more quickly than ever as the year draws to a close and it’s time for my last Good News Friday of 2018. This week’s theme is going to be “When Israel is given lemons, … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

The weeks rush by, and seem to be nearly always filled with bad news, but then Friday rolls around and we find that there’s always some good news to accompany us into Shabbat. So here is this week’s Good News … Continue reading

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Ceasefire?! The people are furious (plus Liberman resigns)

Yesterday I thought the nation was going to have a fit of apoplexy as we raged against the government’s shocking capitulation to Hamas and agreed to a ceasefire (we cease, they fire) within 24 hours of the massive rocket barrage … Continue reading

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