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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

After an anniversary like today’s we need a Good News Friday post to put us into the mood for Shabbat. On the subject of Kristallnacht, it is good news indeed that a rare 150-year old Torah scroll was discovered inside … Continue reading

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Simchat Torah 5779 – Chag Same’ach!

The marathon of Jewish holidays is almost over. as the last and most joyous festival of the holiday season approaches– Sukkot finishes tonight and Simchat Torah begins. But before that, today, the last day of Sukkot, is known as Hoshana … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

As in previous weeks, I’m hardly in the mood to find any good news at all, so I hope you appreciate my mental effort in the difficult search for a light amongst the darkness. With that caveat, I present you … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Before I start I must apologize to my readers for the dearth of posts this week. Blame it on end-of-summeritis together with a general fed-upiness (yes, I love making up new words 🙂  ) with the political situation that never … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I missed last week’s Good News Friday post so there’s a bit of catching up to do. I’ll start this week’s post with Israel’s widening diplomatic relations in the Far east.  The Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, arrived in Israel … Continue reading

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