Judaism

In the Holy Land for Rosh Hashana

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In the Holy Land for Rosh Hashana

The Sound of the Shofar: In the Holy Land for Rosh Hashana The two highest holy days on the Jewish calendar, Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur fall in the month of Tishrei in September/October. Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is not a day for reveling, partying and carnivals but, is a very serious day, approached […]

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The Festival of Sukkot Israel 2013

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The Festival of Sukkot Israel 2013

  The Festival of Sukkot Israel: Live in Booths and Rejoice One of the most joyful of the Jewish festivals that comes on the heels of the High Holidays, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur is the Festival of Tabernacles called Sukkot/Succot in Hebrew. A sukkah is a booth, a temporary shelter. Jews build these in […]

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The City of David Jerusalem Annual Archaeological Conference, August 29, 2013

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The City of David Jerusalem Annual Archaeological Conference, August 29, 2013

The City of David Jerusalem Annual Archaeological Conference Will Highlight Recent Finds Have you ever wanted to walk the same paths that Jews walked during the times of both the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem? The City of David, Ir David (in Hebrew) is believed to have been the site of the original Jerusalem […]

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Festival of Shavuot in Israel

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Festival of Shavuot in Israel

Shavuot in Israel The Jewish holiday of Shavuot (Weeks or Pentecost) celebrates the giving of the Law, Matan Torah, when all the Jewish people, standing at the foot of Mt. Sinai, miraculously heard the voice of G‑D declaring the Ten Commandments. In addition to this momentous occasion, Shavuot is also an agricultural festival marking the […]

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Lag B’Omer in Israel

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Lag B’Omer in Israel

Lag B’Omer No sooner is Passover (Pesach) ended in Israel then, all over the country, the children of Israel begin hunting for old wood, fallen trees and other thrown out wooden items. Everywhere you go you will see bands of children hauling off old wood; a yearly ritual to store wood in preparation for making […]

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5 Great Places for Purim Activities in Israel

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5 Great Places for Purim Activities in Israel

 Purim in Israel – 5 Great Places to Experience Activities and Fun! Purim in Israel is an opportunity to experience a Jewish country wide holiday with lots of activities, fun and more around the festivities. Commemorating the Jews survival from the threat of annihilation by the Persian king almost 2500 years ago, this happy holiday […]

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Iran Threatens Israel: Hasn’t this Story Been Told Before?

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Iran Threatens Israel: Hasn’t this Story Been Told Before?

Iran Threatens Israel – Again Iran threatens Israel is often in today’s headlines, but a quick look at the Jewish Festival of Purim, brings home that this is a story that’s been told before. Purim, usually takes place sometime in February or March. It commemorates the celebration of events that occurred around 2500 years ago […]

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