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Parashat Ki Tetze

  Ki Tetze is a portion that inhabits a huge number of commandments – more that any other portion of the Torah. Some took the trouble and found as many as seventy-four commandments in the portion. Among other issues the

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What are Tailor Made tours?

It’s hard to define exactly what the role of the tour guide is.  Some people think he needs to show people the way and that’s it, and some believe his job is to flood the traveler with a ridiculous amount

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Selichot in Jerusalem

The nights of selichot in the old city give us a unique opportunity to understand ourselves better. During these cool autumn evenings you can find thousands of local pilgrims who left their homes heading to the Western Wall. The tour

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The Stone Artist of Jerusalem

Everybody knows that in Jerusalem you must build using Jerusalem stone. An old British mandate regulation is the reason for this and it gives the city a unique character. Does it also limit the architects that work in Jerusalem? During

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How to order a tailor made tour?

After you decided you want to order this type of tour (and I do warmly recommend you do so) please try to send me the following details: * The date of the tour – some places and sites are closed

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To Herodium – King Herod’s Fort

  At the end of the desert there is an amazing place – This place, Herodium, would be the best spot we could choose in order to read the book Antiquities of the Jews. Is it a man made hill?

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Parashat Trumah

The Parashot preceding Parashat Terumah – Jethro and Mishpatim are very dramatic. Moses on Mt. Sinai, The Ten Commandments, the Golden Calf, fire, Pillar of cloud, and the voice of God. After these dramatic events we find in Parashat Terumah

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Yishay help me!

You’ve made a decision – you’re going on a tour of Jerusalem.  You were talking to family, friends, or coworkers and decided it’s time to visit Israel’s capital and breath some fresh air.  Good for you!  And where do we

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Parashat Devarim

“These are the words Moses spoke to all Israel across the Jordan in the wilderness in the Arabah opposite Suph”. These are the opening words of “Devarim” (Hebrew for words) the first Parasha in the Book of Deuteronomy (Called the

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To the Temple Mount and its Surroundings

The Temple Mount is the beating heart of Jerusalem.  This is the holiest place in the world to Jews and the third holiest to Islam, and without the Temple Mount Jesus wouldn’t have come to town.  The Temple Mount plaza

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My week

  • 29.5.2017
The Trumpeldor cemetery in the middle of Tel Aviv.
בית הקברות טרומפלדור במרכז תל אביב.
  • 28.5.2017
Rabin's memorial. Tel Aviv.
אנדרטת רבין. תל אביב.
  • 27.5.2017
Cave number 4 in Qumran in which some of the dead sea scrolls where discovered.
מערה מספר 4 בקומראן בה התגלו מספר רב של מגילות ים המלח.
  • 26.5.2017
Tsuba amusement park.
קיפצובה.
  • 25.5.2017
Mahane Yehuda market. Jerusalem.
שוק מחנה יהודה. ירושלים.
  • 24.5.2017
"And thoh shalt love" flag at the inclusive Jerusalem day parade.
דגל "ואהבת" במצעד יום ירושלים המכיל.
  • 23.5.2017
Aladdin's cave in the Shuk (market) of the old city. Jerusalem.
מערת הקסמים של אלאדין בשוק בעיר העתיקה. ירושלים.

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