Welcome back to Gilis Good Newsletter #13


After opening up the economy, removing masks, and starting to feel that Corona was ‘so 2020’, an outbreak occurred of the new Delta Strain from India in a school in Modiin and Binyamina.  Numbers are spiking, and every day more and more kids are getting infected.  With all that, vaccinated people are almost completed protected from the delta strain. Cautious optimism is the name of the game.  So masks are back in fashion, and travel may be limited…Stay tuned.

Other than that, it’s been a pretty boring week.

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Shabbat Shalom and a Gitten Shabbos.

Daily COVID cases surge to 125, the highest figure in months

Health officials say heavy fines to be imposed on those who visit banned high-infection countries or break quarantine when returning from abroad.

Iran nuclear site hit Wednesday was on list of targets Israel gave US – report

NY Times says facility manufactured centrifuges to replace those destroyed in April attack on Natanz; the strike was carried out by drone launched from within Islamic Republic

40 years after Iraq reactor raid, IDF reveals Ilan Ramon’s fears, intel sketches

Archive publishes papers relating to 1981 Osirak strike and video of famed pilot saying that mother’s Holocaust experiences inspired him despite the danger.

In Holon, a global gaggle of child heart patients get life-saving treatment

Over 30 children from 7 countries are in Israel thanks to Save a Child’s Heart, which has not allowed COVID to stop it from giving kids from around the world a new lease on life.

Would you eat fruit flies?

Flying SpArk is counting on moving past the ‘yuck factor’ to offer a sustainable, non-GMO, inexpensive protein alternative.

Recipe of the Week: Felafel

Felafel is actually a pretty easy-to-make dinner idea. You don’t need to travel to Israel for good felafel, you can make it right at home with this step-by-step guide.


Pics of the week

Happy Birthdays

Josh Gottesman

Merle Fisch

Tzvi Eisenmann

Rabbi Daniel Rosenthal

Talya Yishay

Liora Bowers

Eli Nahamias

Refuah Shelaima

Yehuda Dayan


Claire Ruder

Happy Anniversary

Shani & Yossi Newman

Marsha & Sammy Kapustin

Thank You

Miki Bergen

Rabbi and Mrs Eric Coopersmith

Rabbi and Mrs. Reuven Taragin

Lori Palatnik

The Pnini Family

Naama Tesler

Mazal Tov

Zehava Reishner

Maayan Wenig

Shaanan Rossner

Hadar Kwalbrun

Shalva Aloni

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