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Good News Friday

We turned the clocks back last Saturday night so Shabbat now comes in just after 4.30 pm! It’s very weird to be on winter time with early nights while the days are still (mostly) sunny and warm. In any case … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s almost Rosh Hashana (starting Sunday night), so this is the last Good News Friday post of the Jewish year. It is therefore fitting that my first item should be about pomegranates, the fruit that most symbolizes Rosh Hashana, for … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I can’t believe it’s Friday again, time for another Good News Friday post. Let’s start with some very important good news from the northern border where Israel’s humanitarian Good Neighbour project has gone into overdrive with the influx fo tens … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Thank goodness it’s Friday again and time for another Good News Friday installment. My first item is quite astounding: archeologists have managed to recreate the floor of the Bet Hamidkash, the Holy Temple, by piecing together fragments of floor tiles … Continue reading

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BDS and isolation of Israel is failing but we must keep up the fight

With the constant talk in the media and amongst ourselves of the perils of boycotts, BDS, delegitimization, and generally defamation of Israel, it is instructive to take note of what has been happening recently. The news is definitely not all … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

This past week was relatively quiet on the terrorism front until yesterday when three incidents took place: first, a Palestinian Authority intelligence officer (!) opened fire on an IDF checkpoint at Hizmeh, north of Jerusalem, seriously injuring one soldier and … Continue reading

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