Israel’s Amazing Archeological Discovery: Ancient Hebrew Curse Amulet

May 11, 2022  |  By Evelina G

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 – if the estimated age is accurate, it would make it […]

 

The Jewish Connection to Mother’s Day

May 08, 2022  |  By Evelina G

As today is Mother’s Day, we’re exploring the long Jewish tradition of honoring one’s mother, and what’s Jewish about a day devoted to the women who raise us – along with the best Jewish ways of honoring your own mom! Mothers in Judaism One of the most famous of the Biblical commandments is to “honor your father and mother,” and the Torah gives us a number of matriarchal role models with loving, wise qualities […]

 

10 Incredible Facts About the Israel Defense Forces

May 02, 2022  |  By Evelina G

Israel’s army continuously comes out in full force against all kinds of threats against the Jewish state. Known as the Israel Defense Forces, or the IDF, the Israeli Army works year-round and around the clock to ensure that the Jewish state is kept strong and safe and that its borders are always secure. You probably know that serving in the Israeli military is mandatory for most citizens, and that most Israelis […]