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Shabbat in Tel Aviv

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
Shabbat in Tel Aviv

Spending Shabbat in Tel Aviv Tel Aviv is known as a secular city, especially when compared to Jerusalem. Nevertheless, if you are planning a Shabbat during your stay, it’s worth knowing a few things to help you enjoy your Shabbat in Tel Aviv. Friday is a very busy and crowded day at the beach, restaurants and […]

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Hebron

| July 26, 2012 | 0 Comments
Hebron

Hebron, Home of the Jewish Forefathers Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the fathers of monotheism, are the forefathers and ancestors of the Jewish People. They and their wives – Sarah, Rebecca, and Leah – are all buried in the Tomb of the Partriarchs (Machpelah Cave)  in Hebron, south of Jerusalem. (The matriarch Rachel is buried in Bethlehem, outside of Jerusalem). Hebron is considered Israel’s […]

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Kever Rachel

| July 18, 2012 | 0 Comments
Kever Rachel

Tomb of Rachel -Visit Your Jewish Matriarch For Jewish visitors to Jerusalem, the Western Wall or Kotel, is a magnet, pulling observant and non-observant alike into the center of the world. Yet, just five miles from the Kotel there’s another fascinating Jewish holy site, Kever Rachel or the Tomb of Rachel. Rachel’s Tomb Kever Rachel—Rachel’s Tomb is […]

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Jerusalem’s Old City in a Day

| July 18, 2012 | 0 Comments
Jerusalem’s Old City in a Day

Jerusalem Old City No matter if this is your first or your fifteenth visit to Jerusalem, there’s so much to see, do and experience in the holy city that arriving with a plan will make your trip that much more meaningful and enjoyable. Here are five key areas to include. 1. City of David Plan on […]

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Mount Zion and King David’s Tomb

| May 12, 2012 | 1 Comment
Mount Zion and King David’s Tomb

Mount Zion History For thousands of years, Jews have marked Mount Zion as the burial place of King David, the beloved king who wrote Psalms (Tehillim in Hebrew), the prayers which have helped Jews cope throughout over 2,000 years of exile. On your travels in Israel you will notice, especially in Jerusalem, that many Jews […]

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