hello Rosh Hashanah Seder

Aug 27, 2018  |  By Mari

When thinking about Rosh Hashanah food, one almost automatically thinks of the famous apples and honey combination.  From a young age, we are taught the tradition through the song “dip the apple in the honey”, and actually look forward to this tasty act as the Jewish New Year gets closer.  Jewish holidays are filled with copious amounts of delicious foods, but besides for the glorious apples and honey, little know […]

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hello Holy Land Tour: The Four Holy Cities of Israel

Aug 19, 2018  |  By Mari

In Israel, there are what is considered to be the “Four Holy Cities”, which is compromised of Jerusalem, Hevron (Hebron), Tzfat (Safed) and Teveria (Tiberias).  These cities have had a long rich Jewish history, and were considered holy cities after the huge centers of learning that were, and still are, there.  The term the “Four Holy Cities” was actually coined in modern times, during the Ottoman rule over Israel in […]

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hello Holy Land Tour: Jerusalem’s Top Archeological Museums

Aug 12, 2018  |  By Mari

Everyday, archeologists are unearthing incredible discoveries from thousands of years ago throughout Israel.  It almost feels that every city you visit in Israel has its own archeological site with artifacts unique to a certain time period. Many of Israel’s largest cities have been populated since ancient times, but you don’t have to go to these cities to see their history.  Jerusalem is home to many incredible archeological museums featuring explorations […]

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