Herodion is the burial place of Herod the Great, and site of rebel bases in 2 different wars against Rome. It’s an ancient palace that became a burial mound that became a fortress. Come join me on a full tour of the site. … Read More
On the 5th of Iyar 5708 (May 15, 1948), the two thousand year dream of an exiled people to return home was fulfilled. Three years after the Holocaust, the Jewish state took up arms, with the help of G-d, to chart our own destiny. And we have the audio!!!
Fire up the grill and have a listen to prepare for Thursday’s festivities! … Read More
Over seventy years after the Holocaust, what’s left to say about it? That’s the question Thane Rosenbaum addresses in a recent article. We take up that question, discuss his answer, and also ask whether the Holocaust is really so different, where it stands in Jewish history, and what does it demand of us? In this week’s Jewish Geography Podcast. … Read More