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Top 10 things to do in Eilat, Israel

1.)  Botanical Garden of Eilat The Botanical Garden of Eilat is an oasis. Located on a shackle of wonderful, natural desert hills, lies one of the most amazing sceneries that you can find in the town of Eilat. The Botanical Garden welcomes you to a different world where you could experience peace and tranquility, while [...]

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Top 50 things to do in Jerusalem

1.) 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 [...]

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Birkat Hachama: The Wonder of God’s Creation

According to Jewish belief, the sun was created on the fourth day (Tuesday or Halachic fourth day). Birkat Hachama (Blessing of the Sun) refers to a special Jewish blessing said to show appreciation of the sun as it completes its cycle every 28 years on a Tuesday at sundown. It is believed that the sun [...]

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The Origin of Maoz Tzur

As a kid, my mother would usually usher us into the table, light the menorah and everyone sings the Maoz Tzur. I have always wondered why of the many Jewish songs, we choose to sing Maoz Tzur during the holiday so I’ve made a little research of this famous Jewish song and its significance to [...]

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Hanukkah Blessings

Hanukkah is a holiday celebrated for eight days to commemorate the victory of Judah Maccabees over King Antiochus IV of Syria thousands of years ago. It came with the famous story of the miraculous jar of oil that should have lasted for a day, but burned for eight days. How to Recite the Three Hanukkah [...]

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In God’s Hands

A Charming tale to remind us all that our kindness works miracles. }}モWhen the sun sets and stars fill the sky, the square in the little town grows quiet and still. The cool air of distant hills mingles with the sweet scent of baking bread. The moon rises and glows softly. Itメs the sort of [...]

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The God Around Us: A Child’s Garden of Prayer

Publisher: UAHC Press How do we teach children about God and prayer? How can we as parents and teachers help children recognize life’s many moments of wonder? In this revised edition of her classic work, Mira Brichto connects timeless poetry and simple prayers with the sensibilities of the modern world. This enchanting picture book engages [...]

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