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Parasha Pearls for Shabbat Hagadol

This week, Parashat Tzav and the Shabbat before Pesach, is called שבת הגדול – the “Great” or “Grand” Sabbath.

Why is it called Shabbat Hagadol? 148 more words

Biblical Archaeology

Rosh Hashanah 5778 Heaven’s Gate Way

A Word by Angela Greenig

As we are transitioning out of the Jewish year of 5777 (the year 2017) into 5778, one thing is for certain: the mandate is still very much about harvesting a culture of Revivalists trained to hear the sound of heaven. 1,320 more words

All About Life

Wine and Prophecy: The Rebirth of Shomron

Photo: Hillel Mann, winemaker and owner of Beit El winery, examining his vineyard. Photo Credit: Beit El Winery

“Have you ever seen a prophecy come true? 1,668 more words

Biblical Archaeology

The 28th of Iyar

I found the book The 28th of Iyar very moving. My grandmother, Jaqueline Hirsch, transcribed the original recordings which made the publication of the book possible. 184 more words

Experiential Learning