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Good News Friday

They say a week is a long time in politics. It’s also a long time in the Jewish calendar. This time last week we were gearing up for the saddest day in the year, Tisha B’Av. Today, in 180° contrast, … Continue reading

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The strange case of Stephen Hawking and the academic boycott of Israel that wasn’t. Or was it?

A few weeks ago I wrote in a Good News Friday post how honoured we were to have renowned British physicist Professor Stephen Hawking come to visit Israel. So you can imagine our disappointment and our anger at learning that … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s time for my latest Good News Friday post, the first of the “summer term”, i.e. after Pesach. My first item for this week is from the scientific world – but this time it’s not a new invention or clever … Continue reading

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