Category Archives: Jewish History

Everything You’ve Wanted to Know About the Star of David

Jun 23, 2022  |  By Abby S

The Star of David is the most recognizable sign of Jewish identity, pride and unity. So where did it come from?

 

Commemorating Israel’s Six-Day War

Jun 08, 2022  |  By Evelina G

It’s the anniversary of Israel’s famous Six-Day War, which took place June 5-10, 1967 – an occasion to honor the Israel Defense Forces and the brave soldiers who brought unprecedented security to Israel, unified Jerusalem, and inspired Zionism and Jewish pride all over the world! The Six Day War was launched preemptively by Israel against its neighbors Egypt, Jordan, and Syria after months of dangerous tensions and mobilization on all […]

 

Celebrating Jerusalem Day

May 24, 2022  |  By Evelina G

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 Israel. Whether you grew up celebrating Jerusalem Day or are […]

 

Connect with the Land of Israel with Jerusalem Stone

May 18, 2022  |  By Evelina G

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 a term used for three types of stone – limestone, […]