Judaism

Pirkei Avot 1:5, Don’t Talk to Women? (Video)

In this Mishna we are told not to talk too much with women. But it’s not as bad as it sounds. Watch to find out why. … Read More

When is the Priestly Blessing on Passover and Sukkot in Jerusalem

Twice a year, during the intermediate days of Passover and again on Sukkot, masses of people descend on the Western Wall plaza to be blessed simultaneously by hundreds of priests, Cohanim. Here’s the formula so you’ll always know which day it’s on. … Read More

The Jewish Calendar and Your Israel Trip

If you don’t plan your trip to Israel with the Hebrew calendar in mind you may be in for some rude surprises! Here’s everything you need to know. … Read More

Shefelah Judean Lowlands Green forest view

Judean Lowlands (Shefela) Day Tour

Beauty, History, Nature and Fun Halfway between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, the Judean lowlands, or foothills (Shefela in Hebrew) are a treasure trove of beautiful rolling hills, punctuated with trails, historical sites and tons of fun activities. Here is where … Read More

Jerusalem Old City Day Tour

Navel of the World In Jewish tradition the Old City of Jerusalem is the center of the universe, the ‘navel of the world’ where God touched creation and everything began. So much attention, faith, hope and intensity focuses on this … Read More

Gush Etzion – Hebron Day Tour

Biblical Heartland Gush Etzion sits in the center of the Biblical heartland of Israel. A mere 15 minute drive from Jerusalem, this area boasts remains from the times of the Bible, over 3000 years ago, throughout history to the modern … Read More