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The Corona Chronicles – The Things We Learn In Lockdown

Confession time:  I am not much good at baking. My cakes don’t rise properly, and if they do, they are usually too dry, or even burnt. That’s why I usually confine myself to baking a cake once a year, and … Continue reading

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The Corona Chronicles – Together But Alone

Today is Remembrance Day for the Fallen of Israel’s Wars.  This is commemorated every year, one week after Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Memorial Day, and one day before Israel’s Independence Day. Usually, it is marked by nationwide ceremonies at military … Continue reading

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A Nation Remembers

The fortnight or so following the end of Pessach (Passover) is not an easy time. Mirroring the seven-weeks between Pessach and Shavuot (Pentecost), two festivals which commemorate, respectively, the Exodus from Egypt and the Giving of the Ten Commandments on … Continue reading

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