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 […]

How Judaism Sees Kabbalah

Kabbalah is a little bit of a controversial topic. Some believe it to be a potent source of religious symbolism; some people regard it with cynicism; others – including many Christian sects – believe it to be a source of evil, magic, or devilry. However, in Judaism, Kabbalah and the ideas it espouses are often […]