Category Archives: Jewish Art

The Pomegranate: The Fruit of Wisdom

Sep 03, 2014  |  By Arik Barel

This Rosh Hashanah, Jews all over the world are going to be indulging in pomegranates. Largely thanks to health researchers touting the benefits of pomegranate consumption, this majestic-looking fruit has enjoyed a resurgence of popularity in recent years. In the Jewish world, however, owing to its religious significance, the pomegranate has never gone out of style. Let’s take a look: The pomegranate has been grown around the Mediterranean region since […]

Category  : Jewish Art, Judaica   
 

Jerusalem Day: A Dream Come True

May 27, 2014  |  By Arik Barel

Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) is the newest holiday on the Jewish calendar, one that commemorates the liberation and reunification of Israel’s capital on the third day of the Six-Day War in June 1967. Since the War of Independence in 1948, Jerusalem had been divided, with the western side of the city under Israeli control, and the eastern side under the control of Jordan. After eastern Jerusalem was liberated, the dividing […]

Category  : Jewish Art, Jewish History, Jewish Jewelry   
 

Top 10 Places to Visit in Israel

May 01, 2014  |  By Arik Barel

Dead Sea One of the most spectacular natural landscapes in the world, the Dead Sea is the world’s largest day spa, where people from all over the world throughout history have come to bask in its mineral rich mud and to float in its salty waters. In fact, the Dead Sea was actually recently nominated to be the 8th wonder of the World. Come take a dip and you’ll understand […]

Category  : Jewish Art, Jewish History