Welcome back to Gilis Good Newsletter #24 Shana Tova to all. It’s Tzom Gedalia, and we’re adjusting to life in 5782. This week’s newsletter will likely have slightly less content with the short work week, but there are some great pictures of smiling faces receiving their Rosh Hashana orders. We put together a little video of the RH pics that you can check out here. In less happy news, four… Read More »Just in time for Shabbat Shuva!
Welcome back to Gilis Good Newsletter #23 The year is coming to a close, with Rosh Hashana starting on Monday night. A big thank you to all our customers that chose Gili’s Goodies to send a shana tova basket to your loved ones in Israel. We value your business, and we wish all our customers a Shana Tova. I try to keep this newsletter apolitical, but whether you love or… Read More »PM’s Shabbat in Washington, Rosh Hashana, Back to School, and Paralympic Gold
Welcome back to Gilis Good Newsletter #22 Summer vacation is drawing to a close, and parents around the country are counting the minutes till Sept 1st, the day all the children go back to school. A big initiative was reversed when they ceased testing kids 3-12 for antibodies before the school year. They were hoping to find many that were secretly immunized. But, unfortunately, the data from day 1 didn’t… Read More »Some Good Covid News, ParaOlympic Gold, and Rosh Hashana Prep🍯
Welcome back to Gilis Good Newsletter #21 Israel this week rolled back the clock. We’re not in lockdown, but we’re social distancing, limiting the number of people in a closed space, and children can’t go into an indoor venue without a clean test in the last 72 hours. Cases have been rising daily, and there is a mad dash to give a booster shot to everyone 50+, and that’ll soon… Read More »📈 Corona Rising, Fires in Jerusalem, and a Rosh Hashana Gift for You! 🍯
Welcome back to Gilis Good Newsletter #20 That girl holding the gold medal is Linoy Ashram. She’s Israel’s newest Gold medal winner, which she did in Rhythmic Gymnastics, beating out the Russian, Dina Averina, by 0.15 of a point to secure the gold. Mazal Tov. Today Amazon announced that it would be bringing back its free shipping program after taking a hiatus for Covid-19. Welcome back. Israel wrapped up its… Read More »🥇 Olympic Gold, Delta Rising, Amazon, Perseids🌠, and much more…
Welcome back to Gilis Good Newsletter #19 Another week in the books. It’s been a week of Delta Variant, Rockets in the North, Olympic fever, and parents trying to make the best of summer that they can. This morning an Israeli, Matan Roditi, finished 4th in the Swim Marathon 10K event. He missed bronze by only 23.8 seconds, and he was only hoping to finish within the top 8 of… Read More »🤸🏻♀️ Olympic Fever, Adidas Gets Religious 🏃, Delta Variant 💉 and More
Welcome back to Gilis Good Newsletter #18 Ben and Jerry’s are still making headlines, with Ben Greenberg and Jerry Cohen writing an oped in the NYT in which they said that they’re very proud that the company took this position. They love Israel but support the move. I’ll point out that they have nothing to lose since they sold B&J to Unilever in 2000 for $326M. They’ll be fine. About… Read More »💉 3rd Time’s a Charm, B&J Part 2, Greenhouse Tech and More
Welcome back to Gilis Good Newsletter #17 We were having a pretty quiet week when Ben & Jerry’s announced that they were ending their agreement with their Israeli partners because they refused to pull their product off shelves in Yehuda V’Shomron. The backlash has been swift and awesome. Israeli’s are buying B&J like never before to support the franchisee. American stores are pulling B&J from the shelves, and consumers are… Read More »😢 No B&J!! It’s okay we have Gilis Goodies! 🥳
Welcome back to Gilis Good Newsletter #16 This past week was pretty insane for Jacob Steinmetz, a 17-year-old kid from Woodmere because he became the first yeshiva boy to get drafted into the MLB. Not only that, but that he was drafted 77th overall in the 3rd round by the Arizona Diamondbacks is mind-blowing. There are a bunch of great moments from this. You can check them out here and here (make… Read More »⚾ Jews are Playing Ball, Summer Camps, and the UAE is in Tel Aviv!
Welcome back to Gilis Good Newsletter #15 That picture has to put a smile on your face. The picture came from a LinkedIn post from Nathan Castiel, CEO of Tailor Made-Birthright Israel. Two months ago, he didn’t know if there would be summer programs, and now there are over 25 Birthright trips alone! Welcome back!! 🙌 One Mom reached out to us to deliver a large order of pizza and… Read More »Summer Programs are BACK!