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Good News Friday

It’s the shortest Friday in the year but there’s still time for a  Good News Friday post.  🙂 Starting with reason #237,689 for why I love my crazy little country. Two years ago an Israeli businessman who previously headed the … 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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Guest Post: A reader’s pictorial travelogue of his visit to Israel

Today is the 29th of November, the 68th anniversary of the UN’s Partition Plan for Palestine, which laid the basis for Israel’s independence. The day is known in Hebrew by a mish-mash of Hebrew numerics (with letters replacing numbers) and … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

So the world is melting down all around us while here in Israel, things aren’t exactly quiet and peaceful. But as I’ve mentioned many times, Shabbat is still approaching and we want to read some good news to put us … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Continuing on from yesterday’s good news, here is today’s bumper crop of Good News Friday in honour of the upcoming Purim. In Jerusalem, 9 tiny unopened Dead Sea Scrolls have been discovered – or re-discovered: An Israeli scholar turned up … Continue reading

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