Category Archives: Jerusalem

Connect with the Land of Israel with Jerusalem Stone

Oct 17, 2021  |  By Evelina G

You might have heard of “Jerusalem Stone” or seen Judaica items made out of it – but you might not know its long history and significance in the Land of Israel! What is Jerusalem Stone? “Jerusalem Stone” is a term used for three types of stone – limestone, dolomite, and dolomitic limestone – naturally found all over the Jerusalem area and the Judean hills in Israel. This sturdy rock has […]

 

Yom Yerushalayim 101

Apr 28, 2021  |  By Mari

Yom Yerushalayim 2021, also known as Jerusalem Day, will be celebrated in Israel from sundown on Sunday, May 9 to sundown on May 10. While some communities outside of Israel celebrate Yom Yerushalayim, there are plenty of people who have never heard of the occasion. Whether this is your first or your 50th Jerusalem Day, read on to learn more about the holiday! What is Yom Yerushalayim? Yom Yerushalayim is […]

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The History Behind the Three Weeks and Tisha B’Av

Jul 02, 2020  |  By Rachel Feldman

Thousands of years ago, when the First and Second Holy Temples stood in Jerusalem, the Jewish people prospered for centuries as they flourished in the golden ages where everything in Israel, from its unique culture to its judicial system and its societal structure, were built around worshiping God and the teachings of the Torah. During these years, the People of Israel enjoyed a meaningful existence where pilgrimage trips to the […]