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the way I experience the Parasha in the streets of Jerusalem

Parashat Bamidbar

Every group of people who strives to establish a firm and sustainable society has to go through a true fundamental change. A young society has to start like an organized group. To make it simple: This society has to establish

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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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The Weekly Parasha in the Streets of Jerusalem

The weekly Tora Portion or ‘Parasha’ is the heartbeat of the Jewish calendar. Every week, throughout the year, Many Jews and many others who are not Jews unite while reading and studying an ancient text. From hundreds of years, Reading

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Parashat Metzora

Parashat Metzora continues the previous parasha – Tazria. Both Parashot deal with one who is infected with leprosy, the ways he can be diagnosed the measures he should take and the purifying rituals he needs to practice. No wonder then

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Parashat Bo

‘Parashat Bo’ is one of my favorite weekly portions of the Tora. The book of Genesis holds many of the most interesting stories. These stories set example for human behavior for centuries. However, I still feel there is something missing

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Parashat Vayehy

The word Vayechi in Hebrew means “And he lived” and this is the twelfth Parasha in the annual Jewish cycle of the Torah reading. Here we read about Jacob, who is laying on his deathbed in the land of Goshen

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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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Parashat Noah

Parashat Noah can be divided into two parts. The first tells us the story of Noah, his family and the flood myth. The second gives us an account of the history of mankind including the story of the tower of

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Parashat Shoftim

The Parasha of Shoftim deals with a variety of issues. Rules for the conducting of a king, the theory of law and justice and a broken necked heifer are only examples for some of the subjects. I decided to refer

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Parashat Ekev

Parashat Ekev holds an interesting claim. It says that it is acceptable to worship God and fulfill his commandments while hoping for some kind of a reward. One does not become a lesser Jew if he observes the commandments in

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My week

  • 20.11.2017
מנזר האחיות ציון בעין כרם. ירושלים. 
Notre dame De Sion monastery in Ein Karem. Jerusalem.
  • 19.11.2017
The train line park. Jerusalem. 
פארק המסילה. ירושלים.
  • 18.11.2017
Jewish and Arab kids at the annual meeting of the Hand in hand schoolls. Mount Carmel. 
ילדים יהודים וערבים במפגש השנתי של קהילות יד ביד. פארק הכרמל. 
#handinhandschools
#ידביד
  • 17.11.2017
The grotto at Rosh Haniqrah.
ראש הניקרה.
  • 16.11.2017
חג הסיגד בטיילת ארמון הנציב.  ירושלים. 
The Jewish Ethiopian festival of the Sigd. Hass promana.Jerusalem
  • 15.11.2017
יאללה הפועל ירושלים!
Yalla Hapoel Jerusalem!
  • 14.11.2017
המפל הגדול. עין גדי. 
The waterfall in Ein Gedi National park.

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