Maskit

Craft-based Cottage Industry What do Desert Embroidery, Lifeline for the Old, Almaz, Lakiya, and Mini Gifts have in common? They are all cottage industries created and run by women that employ immigrants to

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Samaritans

Samaritans The term “sacrificial lamb” is more than just a phrase for the Shomronim [Samaritans]. The Shomronnim is a sect of B’nei Yisrael that has dwelt continuously in the land

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Holocaust

Symbolic Tombstones for Holocaust Victims In the period following Passover, there are three days which are of great importance to the Jewish people. A certain logical order exists as we begin

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Druze

Druze Village of Horfish Driving through the Druze village of Horfish with my nephew, we were struck by the small town’s lovely vistas, large homes, five color flag hanging in the

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Yad LaYeled

Yad LaYeled Yad LaYeled, a memorial to the 1.5 million Jewish children who perished in the Holocaust is located on the grounds of Kibbutz Lohamei Haghetaot. Less well known

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shop

Home Grown Shopping Readers ask us how they can help Israel during these dark days. We have compiled a list of online shopping opportunities and a list of volunteer

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Zichron Ya’acov

The First Aliyah Museum Zichron Ya’acov  Walking past Zichron Ya’acov’s first synagogue and noticing the “backwards clock” we came upon a very attractive building. Beit Hapkidut, the local administrative building, was  constructed in

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Givat Haviva

The Jewish-Arab Center for Peace at Givat Haviva The Jewish-Arab Center for Peace at Givat Haviva was awarded the UNESCO Prize for Peace Education 2001, for its “ceaseless efforts in educating for

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GA UJC

GA Support Boosts Morale A combination of pride and excitement gripped the air as thousands of lay leaders and Jewish communal professionals demonstrated their interest and support for Israel at the UJC, United Jewish Communities,

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kfar sava

Archeological Museum of Kfar Sava by Avital Noa Green Photo credit: Avital Noa Green I went with my third grade class to the Archeological Museum of Kfar Sava.

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