The Three Weeks

We are currently in a very serious time in the Jewish calendar. Known as the Three Weeks, it is a time of commemoration for the destruction of the holy Temples. The Three Weeks are framed by two fast days and consist of the time in between them. They begin with Shiva Asar BeTammuz, the 17th […]

This Week’s Torah Portion: Pinchas

Name: Pinchas Reading: Numbers 25:10 – 30:1 Haftarah: Jeremiah 1:1 – 2:3 Parsha Summary – Pinchas God Rewards Pinhas God decides to reward Pinchas for maintaining His presence in the Israelites’ camp. He gives him a covenant of peace, and eternal priesthood. Moses Takes a Census God then tells Moses to take a census of […]

Watermelon Recipes


Sweet, juicy, and refreshing, watermelon is a summer must-have in Israel. When the summer temperatures regularly soar well above 30˚C, it’s basically portable, edible air conditioning! Believe it or not, there are more things you can do with watermelon than just slice and eat it (even though that’s pretty great, too). Here are some of […]