THE GOVERNMENT UPON HIS SHOULDERS

Tuesday, September 17th, marks Election Day in Israel for the 21st Knesset (Parliament). In Israel, Election Day is regarded as a nation-wide free day from all non-essential work (like a national holiday), and record numbers of Israelis are expected at the voting booths. The reason for the heightened participation is partly because this cycle of elections […]

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Why Are Jewish Holidays Important to Christians?

Speak to the Israelites and say to them: ‘These are my appointed festivals, the appointed festivals of the Lord, which you are to proclaim as sacred assemblies.’ Leviticus 23:2 Since biblical times, Jewish holidays have existed in Israel in various forms and practices. They are the means through which Israelis designate the flow of a […]

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THE HULA VALLEY

THE HULA VALLEY

Nestled a short distance north from the Sea of Galilee is the Hula Valley, Israel’s premier bird watching region, which has gained global recognition in recent years drawing visitors and researchers from all over the world. Known as the notorious “malaria swamp” during the early years of the 1900’s, the valley was drained by Jewish […]

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