Israeli History

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Yom Yerushalayim 2022, also known as Jerusalem Day, will be celebrated in Israel from sundown on Saturday, May 28 to sundown on May 29. Some Jewish communities outside of Israel celebrate Yom Yerushalayim as well, and it has become an occasion for Jews around the world to display their unity, Jewish pride, and love for Jerusalem and the Land of [...]
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Did you know Israel has its own iconic stone, used by Jews in the Jerusalem area for thousands of years till this day? You might have heard of “Jerusalem Stone” or seen Judaica items made out of it – read on to learn its long history and significance in the Land of Israel!   What is Jerusalem Stone?   “Jerusalem Stone” is [...]
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Archeologists have recently discovered a small yet exciting artifact in the Land of Israel: a tiny folded tablet believed to date back to around 1200 BCE or earlier, containing curses and God’s name written in lead on the inside in an early form of the Hebrew script. It’s been dubbed a “curse amulet,” and its age has astounded scholars – [...]
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Israel’s official date to commemorate the Holocaust, known as Yom Hazikaron laShoah ve-laG’vurah (“Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day”) or Yom HaShoah for short (literally “Holocaust Day”), is on the Hebrew date of 27th of Nisan – this year on April 28, 2022. The day is an official Israeli holiday under Israeli law, and has been adopted by many Jews throughout [...]