Wednesday Jul 02, 2014
My instinctive reaction to Monday’s tragic news was to not write a positive news blog this week. But why let the terrorists win? Dry Bones’ cartoon included the line “... we find joy in remembering their lives ...” and Israelis’ love for human life needs to be emphasized even more at this time.
There was positive news recently for three Israeli organizations producing devices to detect early-stage...
Wednesday Jun 25, 2014
Whilst all of the Jewish State is totally focused on the fate of three young Israeli boys, here are some recent news items that illustrate the importance that the Jewish State places on its children and youth.
Statistics published by the National Library to mark annual Hebrew Book Week shows that children's literature is a thriving sector, with 879 new books published last year. Education standards in Israeli schools...
Wednesday Jun 18, 2014
The media often uses major sporting events, such as the current FIFA 2014 soccer World Cup, to provide audiences with a little light relief from the seemingly endless stream of bad-news stories. In contrast, I present you with a blog of positive news featuring some of the recent achievements of the Jewish State’s world-class team.
I’ll begin, however, with the tournament currently taking place in Brazil....
Tuesday Jun 10, 2014
This is the second part of my review of Israel’s achievements during the seven weeks I was absent from the blog scene. If you missed the first part - medical treatments - you can view it here. The recent Jewish festival of Shavuot (Pentacost) showed us the proper way to treat those less fortunate than us. There were many examples of that principle in the Israeli news during those seven weeks.
Wednesday May 28, 2014
I’ve been absent from the blog scene for around seven weeks due to illness – exactly the same amount of time as between the Jewish festival of Passover and the upcoming festival of Shavuot (Pentecost). During those seven weeks I just about managed to keep track of the recent accomplishments of the Jewish State. And Israel’s advances with medical treatments during the past seven weeks have been simply...