What Makes Israel’s Independence Day Different

Yom Haatzmaut

Most of Israel’s holidays are religious holidays, with the exception of three incredibly important days; Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Memorial Day, and Independence Day. These three holidays, happy and sad, were established after 1948 and are a time where the country as a whole celebrates together and mourns together. Last week was Yom HaShoah, Holocaust […]

Holy Land Tour: Hebrew University

Hebrew University is Jerusalem’s oldest university, and the second university established in Israel. In 1918, the cornerstone was laid on Mount Scopus, the northern edge of Jerusalem, and in 1925, the Hebrew University officially opened its doors with an esteemed Board of Governors which included the genius minds of Albert Einstein, Sigmund Freud, and Chaim […]