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Through the looking glass with Barack Obama into the Iran nuclear deal

Shortly before Purim I wrote a post about “Venahafoch hu” –  how “everything was turned about” in matters to do with Israel and the Palestinians. Well, Pesach is now over and yet it seems that the Purim spirit is still … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

This week’s Good News Friday is going to start with a slightly bittersweet item for which I beg your forgiveness, particularly as it’s Rosh Chodesh Adar when we are supposed to increase our joy. (Adar is the month in which … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

One terrible week follows another, each with their own crises and tragedies. But Shabbat comes around once a week (thank G-d!) to heal our souls. In that spirit I present this week’s Good News Friday installment. UPDATE just before posting: … Continue reading

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Snowstorm roundup and pictures

I would have posted this earlier except we had a 3 hour power cut earlier. And we didn’t even get one drop of snow! Obviously the electric company are struggling to restore power to Jerusalem, Judea & Samaria and the … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

This week’s edition of Good News Friday is going to be a bit of a mixed bunch.  I will start with noting that today is a sad day: Asara BeTevet, the fast of the 10th of Tevet, commemorating the start … Continue reading

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Water water everywhere

Unlike Coleridge’s Rime of the Ancient Mariner, however, it seems that there will be plenty to drink. Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians have finally signed on the dotted line enabling the construction of the “Red-Dead Canal” – a pipeline connecting … Continue reading

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