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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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Good News Friday

Another week has rolled by, and it’s time for another Good News Friday installment. This week’s post is going to focus mainly on Israel’s technological prowess. My first item is about Israel’s well-known advances in desalination. A Scientific American article … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – Shabbat Hagadol edition

It’s the last Shabbat before Pesach (Passover), known as Shabbat Hagadol – the Great Shabbat. My mind isn’t really into any of my usual Good News Friday stuff at the moment, having been to a funeral earlier today (of my … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – Shabbat Hagadol edition

I’m having a very hard time finding some good news to post this week and I was tempted to “pass over” (geddit?) this week’s Good News Friday installment. But I really didn’t want to leave Shabbat Hagadol (“the Great Sabbath”, … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – Chanukah Edition

Shabbat Chanukah has a wonderful festive atmosphere around it, so I couldn’t let this week pass by without a Good News Friday installment. Just in time for Chanukah, with its focus on olive oil as the source of the miracle … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I’m sure the weeks and months are passing by quicker than ever because, before I’ve looked round, it’s time for another Good News Friday installment. My first item for this week comes from the Far East, from China to be … Continue reading

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