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 […]

Israeli Summer Salads – Tabbouleh

Israel is well known for growing gorgeous vegetables. Situated between the Mediterranean’s generous seasonal rainfall and the Middle East’s scorching heat, it’s the perfect location for growing delicious fresh produce. An abundance of beautiful vegetables means that Middle Easterners make some truly exceptional salads. Many of the region’s cultures have interchanged ideas through the years: […]

This Week’s Torah Portion: Vaetchanan

Name: Vaetchanan Reading: Deuteronomy 3:23 – 7:11 Haftarah: Isaiah 40:1 – 40:26 Parsha Summary – Vaetchanan Moses Continues his Final Speech Overlooking the Rover Jordan, Moses continues his final speech to the Israelites. He tells them that he begged God to allow him to see the promised land, but that in His anger, He refused, […]