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Garden Tomb

Garden Tomb in Israel is situated near the heart of Jerusalem, also known as Gordon’s Cavalry and which others believed was the Garden of Joseph of Arimathea. It rest outside the city walls and within a short distance from the Gates of Damascus. It is part of the Rock-cut tombs in Ancient Israel with elaborate facades and manifold of burial chambers where it is believed and considered as to …

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Ahead of Easter, thousands mark holy fire rite in Jerusalem

The small doorway to the traditional site of Jesus’ tomb cracked open to reveal a bright flame and tens of thousands of worshippers cheered ecstatically, marking the pinnacle of Easter Week’s holy fire ceremony in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.

The annual ritual has been practiced for at least the last 1,200 years on the day before Easter, which celebrates Jesus’ resurrection. …

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Tomb of Jesus in Jerusalem

The Tomb of Jesus is located in the north of the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem. Outside the city walls is a rock-cut tomb regarded by some to be the area of the burial and resurrection of Jesus. The whole place is covered with trees and bushes and appears to be isolated from the city. Once you are inside, you seem to be in a different world.  With a very peaceful scenery, it is indeed a perfect …

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Tisch Family Zoological Garden in Jerusalem

Tisch Family Zoological Garden in Jerusalem

The Biblical Zoo in Jerusalem, publicly recognized as the Tisch Family Zoological Gardens was formerly founded in 1928 by the late Prof. Aharon Shuloy, one of the pioneers in the field of zoology at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.  It started out as a small children’s zoo located at Harav Kook Street in central Jerusalem. In 1947, the zoo was transferred to the Hebrew University on …

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Garden of Gethsemane

Situated on the western side of the foot of the Mount of Olives, with a soaring view from the lofty monument of the Church of all Nations, also known as the Basilica of the Agony. It apotheosize a fraction of bedrock where Jesus is said to have spent his last moments before his arrest. Some of the archaic and oldest olive trees growing in the garden are assumed to be 900 years old, some thought that …

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Hevron Rabbi’s Tomb Found after 118 Years

Searchers recently found the tombstone of Rabbi Shaul Yehudah-Lieb Hacohen Liebin, a leader in the Chabad-chassidic community of Hevron who passed away 118 years ago. Over the course of time, the memory of his exact burial place was lost.

The tomb was found on the Mount of Olives (Har Hazeitim) in Jerusalem.

Rabbi Leibin’s descendants will gather Friday to hold a memorial service at his grave. Following the

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U.S. rabbi gets rare permission to visit Yitzhak Hall at Tomb of Patriarchs

U.S. rabbi gets rare permission to visit Yitzhak Hall at Tomb of Patriarchs

There was an uncommon sight Saturday night at the Tomb of the Patriarchs in the West Bank city of Hebron, when the religious site’s Yitzhak Hall, which is usually only open to Muslim worshippers, was also opened to Jews.

Jewish worshippers have seldom been allowed in the hall since 1994, when Jewish terrorist Baruch Goldstein shot dead 29 Muslims at prayer there, before he was killed by the worshippers.

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At the Entrance to the Garden of Eden: A Jew’s Search for God With Christians and Muslims in the Holy Land

… first book, Memoirs of a Jewish Extremist, a remarkable coming-of-age story, was lauded by the New York Times as being “of burning importance … a drama central to the very soul of Jewish life.” Now, in At the Entrance to the Garden of Eden, Haleví describes his unprecedented and extraordinary spiritual journey to discover, as a religious Israeli Jew, a common spiritual language with his Christian and Muslim neighbors in the Holy Land.

While religion has fueled the violent …

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The Garden of Eden And the Struggle to Be Human According to the Midrash Rabbah

The Garden of Eden And the Struggle to Be Human According to the Midrash Rabbah

Wilfred Shuchat

Publisher: Devora Publishing

For over 1,000 years, the secrets of the Jewish psyche have been the province of the few who could master the language and nuances of The Midrash Rabbah, the greatest biblical commentary ever produced by the hand of man.

Now, for the first time, the original Hebrew text along with a cogent English language translation, and a new, groundbreaking psychological and philosophical analysis and interpretation of this …

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Garden City Jewish Center in Garden City, New York

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Garden City Jewish Center

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168 Nassau Blvd.

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Garden City

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New York

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11530

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Reform

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516-248-9180

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Fri Evening Services, High Holidays

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http://www.gardencityjewishcenter.org/

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Jewish Center of Kew Garden Hills in Flushing, New York

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Jewish Center of Kew Garden Hills

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71-25 Main Street

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Flushing

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New York

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Conservative

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Garden Jewish Center in Flushing, New York

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Garden Jewish Center

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24-20 Parsons Blvd.

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Flushing

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New York

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11357

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Traditional

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718 445 1317

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718 359 8435

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Pacific Community of Secular Humanistic Jews in Garden Grove, California

… of Secular Humanistic Jews

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6182 Pickett Avenue

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Garden Grove

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California

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Humanistic

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WELWYN GARDEN CITY in London, England

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WELWYN GARDEN CITY

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Handside Lane

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Welwyn Garden City

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London

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England

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Orthodox

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01438 715686

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WELWYN GARDEN CITY in London, England

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WELWYN GARDEN CITY

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Handside Lane

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Welwyn Garden City

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London

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England

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Orthodox

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01438 715686

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HAMPSTEAD GARDEN SUBURB in London, England

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HAMPSTEAD GARDEN SUBURB

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Norrice Lea

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N2

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London

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England

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Orthodox

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020 8455 8126

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Cape Town Hebrew Congregation (Garden Shul) in Cape Town, South Africa

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Cape Town Hebrew Congregation (Garden Shul)

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88 Hatfield Street Gardens

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Cape Town

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South Africa

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–Unknown–

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27 21 465-1405

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http://www.gardensshul.org/

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Zion Gate in Jerusalem

Zion Gate in Jerusalem

The Zion Gate in Jerusalem, which is also known as David’s Gate, acquired its name from the belief that King David’s tomb is on Mt. Zion.  The gate is found along the southern wall of the old city in front of Mount Zion and Hebron. In 1540 AD, the Ottomans built the gate.   In the gate, you would come across a stone plate honoring the person who designed it by the name of Sultan …

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Church of Mary Magdalene in Jerusalem

Church of Mary Magdalene in Jerusalem

The Church of Mary Magdalene is one of Jerusalem’s main attractions on the Mount of Olives with its unique style.  David Grimm created the design of the church in the traditional Russian style with tented roof that was popular in 16 th and 17 th century in Russia.   It also includes seven golden onion domes that have been newly painted and glitter in the sun. With its beautifully carved …

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Baptist Minister Mohler Comments on the Time Magazine Rob Bell Cover Story

Traditionally in the US, the Easter season provides an occasion for elevated public discourse on theological topics.

For those who want to know what is a hot topic, just check out Time Magazine. Baptist Minister Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary — the flagship school of the Southern Baptist Convention, comments at length on the Time Magazine Rob Bell cover story, “ Is …

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Golden Gate

Golden Gate in Jerusalem is located on the eastern wall at the foot of Temple Mount, facing the western slope of the Mount of Olives crossing the Kidron Valley wherein you’ll find the Garden of Gethsemane, famous first century tombs and the way to Jericho and Bethany. The oldest, most famous and one of the few sealed gates in Jerusalem’s Old City Gates. There are 11 gates surrounds the Jerusalem’s Old City Walls, 7 gates of …

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The Israel Museum

The Israel Museum is one of the most famous art and archeology museums with wide extent exhibits of fine arts, biblical archeology from the countries of Africa, South America, Oceana and the far east. Founded as Israel’s national museum in 1965, and located in the Givat Ram hill neighborhood of Jerusalem, with it’s magnificent designed building on the grounds of Museum like the Shrine of the

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Unpaid bill makes holy site go dark

It’s a lesson that the rabbis who manage one of Israel’s most popular Jewish pilgrimage destinations have now learned the hard way: Even holy sites have to pay the electric bill.The tomb of Moses Maimonides, one of Judaism’s pre-eminent sages, has been plunged into darkness because of a debt to the electricity company totaling $11,500.

Rabbi Israel Deri, one of the managers of the site in the Galilee city …

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The Church of the Holy Sepulchre

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is also called as the Church of the Resurrection to Eastern Orthodox Christians, located in the Old city of Jerusalem, far famed as the Christians holiest site and has been an significant pilgrimage since the 4th century. A monumental landmark respected as the Golgotha or Calvary wherein Christ was crucified and the tomb where he is buried.

The church was built …

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Jewish Wisdom on After-Life

Jewish Wisdom on After-Life

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Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. (Psalm 23:4)

One of the most terrifying and appalling thing that could happen to us and our love ones is death. Just thinking about it makes my skin crawl, and what causes serious dismay is the fact that, nothing is special and mysterious about it anymore, it became natural, …

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Grave Endings: A Novel of Suspense

… February 17. 11:40 a.m., Corner of Vermont Avenue and Sunset Boulevard. A robber approached the victim from behind and put a knife to her stomach....

Stabbings, even fatal ones, are not uncommon in Los Angeles. But the stabbing death of Aggie Lasher–a vibrant young woman dedicated to helping others and, it seemed, deeply loved by everyone who knew her–was especially tragic. For almost six years she has been obsessed by the mystery of her best friend’s murder: If she had been …

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The Greatest Jewish Stories Ever Told

The Greatest Jewish Stories Ever Told

… kabbalistic, folk, Hasidic, and modern tales that were selected for their prominence within the many traditions of Jewish life. Presented in categories that reflect the history of their telling, the stories are prefaced by David Patterson’s sage insights and thought-provoking perspective.

From Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden to the suffering of Job, Patterson retells the greatest Biblical stories, those that are at the heart of the Jewish tradition and represent some of the

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Life is a Test - How To Meet Life’s Challenges Successfully

… for Judaism. Whether counseling a searching soul or addressing a packed house in Madison Square Garden, her message is elegantly universal, while simultaneously addressing the specific needs of contemporary Jews. In Life Is A Test, the Rebbitzen’s uncompromising convictions, her insights on faith, her soul-stirring wisdom, and her palpable love of all people saturate every page.

Life Is A Test is really three books in one, each bearing a particular focus to help readers look for the

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Inspiring Lights

Inspiring Lights

Publisher: Khal Publishing

Celebrating a vision of life as illuminated by the lights of Chanukah and all they represent

The light of Jewish wisdom, and of an authentic Jewish world view, shines on Chanukah, perhaps, as on no other holiday. The holiday of Chanukah was born out of a clash between two civilizations and two fundamentally different ways of looking at man, at life, and indeed all of reality: This was the essential clash between the Greeks and the Jews; the

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The Vision of Eden: Animal Welfare and Vegetarianism in Jewish Law and Mysticism

The Vision of Eden: Animal Welfare and Vegetarianism in Jewish Law and Mysticism

David Sears

Publisher: Orot Inc.

The Vision of Eden presents a Jewish view of the universe, drawing upon both Talmudic and Kabbalistic sources, with a special focus on the issues of animal welfare and vegetarianism. While sympathetic to vegetarianism, the author has created a comprehensive anthology that presents a wide range of material representing multiple points of view. Much of this material has never before been …

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