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Finally, in mid-January, the rain started to pour over the land of Israel. The rain is blessed, no doubt, but it caught us unprepared. After two straight stormy days, the streets were flooded to the point that some people took out their canoes and started sailing. Most of us, however, stayed at home with a hot coco; after all, we are not used to a cold weather of any sort. A few talented photographers dared to step outside and take beautiful photos of the storm-struck Israel…
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A little rain wasn’t going to scare The Friendship Circle — but a lot of rain was a different story. Despite “rain or shine” boasts on fliers for The Friendship Circle’s second annual Walk for Friendship, the walkathon for special needs children and their teenage buddies...
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Let’s talk about Vests. Maybe I am the only person that doesn’t get this, but what is the point of a Vest? And more importantly, what the hell is the point of a warm winter jacket if its missing sleeves! I don’t get it.
If you need a warm jacket or coat to keep you warm,...