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I moved from dank, dark North Manchester, U.K. to Karmiel, Western Galilee, Israel in March 2010. It is, believe me, one of the sunniest, loveliest towns on earth. With a background in local Jewish journalism I continue to write freelance. I manage several blogs, have  appeared on Technorati and Blogcritics and now contribute to the online magazine, 'Live Encounters'. My main blog is Alwayswriteagain (http://wwwalwayswriteagain.blogspot.com

Friday, 6 July 2018

Alwayswriteagain: Where Israeli Christians Have ‘Dunroamin’!

Alwayswriteagain: Where Israeli Christians Have ‘Dunroamin’!: ‘ My father was a wandering Aramean’ is a phrase with such deep resonance in Jewish tradition that the debate over the figure’s identity has...

Friday, 29 June 2018

Alwayswriteagain: Israel: What Will William Tell?

Alwayswriteagain: Israel: What Will William Tell?: It emerged only after he had returned to the U.K that one potentially unpleasant incident marred Prince William’s visit to the Middle East...

Sunday, 24 June 2018

Alwayswriteagain: The Contagion of Domestic Abuse

Alwayswriteagain: The Contagion of Domestic Abuse: Paul Sanders writes popular true crime stories from a US juror’s perspective. ** Secret Life of a Juror: Voir Dire: The Domestic Violence Q...

Saturday, 16 June 2018

Fat Phobia: A Web of Guilt, Self-Hate and Fear

Fat Phobia: A Web of Guilt, Self-Hate and Fear: When Anglo-Jewish journalist Hilary Freeman revealed she had decided not to enrol her infant daughter at a particular London nursery becaus...

Tuesday, 5 June 2018

PerfectlyWritePoetry: Of the Burning of Jewish Books There is No End …

PerfectlyWritePoetry: Of the Burning of Jewish Books There is No End …: Two men, two women. Four modern Hebrew poets whose work has had such a profound impact on Israeli life and culture that their verses are sun...

Monday, 28 May 2018

Alwayswriteagain: Christian Sanctity, Jewish Sacrilege – and the Ka...

Alwayswriteagain: Christian Sanctity, Jewish Sacrilege – and the Ka...: What a moment! Deep in the heart of a wedding service bursting with elegiac emotion came a still, small, manicured voice. It was that of L...

Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Alwayswriteagain: The Big Bent Cross, London Lie!

Alwayswriteagain: The Big Bent Cross, London Lie!: Here, displayed in all its magnificent awfulness, is a particularly egregious example of deliberately provocative, sly and mendacious  anti-...