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Exploring Israel's Negev Desert

Mitzpe Ramon, Israel – March, 2015

“Just walk that way into the desert?” I asked skeptically.

“Yeah, you’ll see the signs after a while. Do you read Hebrew?” 456 more words

Adventure

March 18th: The Final Countdown

Agamon Ahula:

Its 02:13, March 18th, 2015.

Today, I returned to Binyamina from The Desert Ashram, located deep in the southern half of Israel, an area known mainly for military training. 1,310 more words

Israel

The Problem

Is March 25, 2016, My Feast, or My Crucifixion? I Believe You Call The Latter a “Good Friday” >>>

Isaiah 5:20

Names of God Bible (NOG)

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Israel

Homemade Experiments: Challah and Hamantaschen for Purim!

Event Date:March 4 – 5, 2015

Okay this one I was excited for! I love introducing some of my culture to my non-Jewish friends. … 441 more words

Food

To My Fellow American Jews: "Perhaps you have become royalty for just such a moment as this."

Many people I speak to buy the administration’s line that this deal with Iran is the best we’re going to get, that the alternative is war urged by warmongering Republicans and Benjamin Netanyahu, and in any case, even if we oppose the Iran deal, Congress doesn’t have the numbers to override Obama’s inevitable veto, so what’s the use of trying? 615 more words

My Slow Readings

Purim 

Esther 9:26

“So they called these days Purim, after the name Pur.”

Feasts were an important part of Israel’s annual worship. In the Law, God established seven feasts which occurred during three different seasons of their calendar year. 261 more words

Bible

What's a Megillah?

A megillah (meh-gee-LAH or meh-GILL-ah) is a scroll. Usually, the term refers to one of five specific scrolls (megillot) read on specific days of the Jewish calendar: 163 more words

The Jewish Year