I highly recommend Rebels in the Holy Land for yourself and as gifts for others of all ages. It’s the most readable history book I’ve ever come across.
I’ll blog in more detail about the festival in a few days, bli neder, Gd willing. And just that you know, the brewers that used the tobacco leaves made a different beer which I liked a lot. So Stay tuned, and you’ll read more.
The story I remember best, which he only began telling after a few books came out about the ship he spent time on, was how being a great cardplayer saved his life.
Next week we will be celebrating Rosh Chodesh Elul, which marks a month to Rosh Hashanah, the beginning of the Jewish Year. As has been my custom at least a decade I plan on praying at the Holy Site of Tel Shiloh, Shiloh Hakeduma, on Rosh Chodesh. Rosh Chodesh is …
There may not have been archeologists living at Tel Shiloh in early 1978, but today we certainly can call ourselves an “Archeological Expedition.”
There are various “dance” workshops, crafts, gifts, clothing, jewelry and more for sale, besides food. Young women were dressed in bridal gowns for a special fashion show. And of course you hear music all the time. Many women come to pray and be at the Holy Site of Shiloh.
…it’s not right that Israeli citizens should find themselves waiting at bus stops without bus service.
Now, after seeing that petite Jewish woman being dragged like a sack of potatoes by those large men, there is no excuse for Bennett to stay in Bibi’s coalition.
I’m ready for elections. I hope they are!
9th of Av In another two days is the Fast of the 9th of Av, when we must endure a 25 hour fast* to commemorate/remember the invasion/conquering of Jerusalem and destruction of both our Holy Temples. The 9th of Av is the saddest most tragic time in the Jewish Calendar. …