Fun Facts about the Dead Sea

Nov 13, 2013  |  By Arik Barel

• It is the world’s saltiest large water body, with a salinity of 3000 mg/l., 8.6 times saltier than the ocean. • It’s called “Dead” because no animals or plants can live in such environment, although bacteria and microbial fungi are present. • The Dead Sea was the world’s first ever health resort! • Completely surrounded by land, the Dead Sea isn’t actually a sea at all, rather a large […]

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Understanding the Menorah

Nov 08, 2013  |  By Arik Barel

The menorah is one of the oldest symbols of the Jewish faith. Originally one of the sacred vessels of the Holy Temple, this magnificent work of art is today confined to the Jewish home, an expression of the transcendent as well as a symbol of Jewish faith and identity. Let’s take a deeper look. The Original The unique design of the menorah is described in detail in the Torah (Exodus […]

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What is the Dead Sea?

Nov 04, 2013  |  By Arik Barel

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 traveled to bask in its natural pure waters and mud, renowned for their legendary curative and therapeutic powers. In fact, the Dead Sea was actually recently nominated to be the 8th Wonder of the World! But what is it exactly? Located […]

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