Category Archives: Jewish History

Holy Land Tour: Jerusalem Gates

The Old City of Jerusalem is one of the oldest cities in the world, and most certainly in Israel.  Taking a walk through the Old City, you can find the ancient buildings from Temple times, with shops located inside, selling the modern delights like the Israeli favorite, ice cafe.  When it comes to the walls […]

What to do in Israel this Summer

Israel’s long and unique history spans literally thousands of years. Today, the little country is a bustling, diverse world all of its own. From snow-capped mountains to arid desert, ancient stones to sleek glass, and religious enclaves to multicultural secular cities, Israel truly does have it all! Additionally, it’s home to three of the world’s […]

The Three Weeks

We are currently in a very serious time in the Jewish calendar. Known as the Three Weeks, it is a time of commemoration for the destruction of the holy Temples. The Three Weeks are framed by two fast days and consist of the time in between them. They begin with Shiva Asar BeTammuz, the 17th […]