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April 12, 2018

“Everyone Has a Name” – Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day)

On Yom Hashoah we keep those who perished in the Holocaust alive by giving meaning and significance to their names. As a people, our Jewish community places great emphasis on the power of the name. In fact we love to make lists and lists of names. The Torah records lists of names, we compile our own lists of names every Yom Kippur on Yizkor, we list names of donors and benefactors. Why do we find names so significant and powerful? You might even think to yourself– why even read all of these names?
April 10, 2018

70 Unusual Facts For 70 Years of Israel

To prepare for Israel’s 70th birthday, here are 70 fun facts about Israeli food, culture, geography, academics and more! Israel, a country the size of New-Jersey with less than 1/1000th of the world's population, can make claim to the following: As a tribute to Israel's 70th Birthday we are counting down with 7 fun trivia facts a day.
February 5, 2018
A True Taste of Israel--Sachlav

Israel’s Answer To Hot Chocolate–“Sachlav”

Israeli winters are famous for their sachlav which is basically, Israel’s answer to hot chocolate. This sweet, thick and creamy drink made from ground orchid bulbs can be found all over the place during the winter and is the perfect way to warm up when it gets chilly outside. We've got the inside scoop on the delicious drinks that will warm your soul this winter.
December 27, 2017
How Will You Celebrate?

Insider Tips To Party Hop All Over Israel Like A True Native

New Years Eve in Israel has become bigger and bigger in recent years, and whilst not officially celebrated, and there are now hundreds of New Years Eve parties across Israel, as well as many other special events, which cater to all musical, cultural, and social tastes. In fact, the hardest thing about spending New Year’s in Tel Aviv these days is choosing what to do. A small piece of advice, though: make reservations, if at all possible, to avoid the terrors of wandering the streets in search of a good party. Keep reading to find the perfect place to celebrate New Years in Israel.
November 27, 2017

Chanukah or Hanukkah?

Winter has arrived and we all know what that means…Chanukah or is it Hanukkah? This is the long debated question…Let’s Hear From You! There’s only one […]
September 11, 2017
we are united

“Five Extraordinary Things To See And Do Over Sukkot”

After you managed the recent and intense Rosh Hashanah and fasting for 25 hours over the soulful and introspection of Yom Kippur, the time has now […]
August 22, 2017

“How To Pack For Your Gap Year In Israel”

Deciding what gap year travel kit to take on your adventures is initially straightforward. You’ll probably begin by selecting everything you’ve ever owned, piling it all on your […]
July 28, 2017
Re - living History

Connecting With The Past During The Nine Days

It's a bit hard to mourn and connect with the past and to something that happened a long time ago. Here are some things that make it more meaningful.