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Heroine of the Old City
Heroine of the Old City

When the official U.N. Partition Plan went into effect in May 1948, the 1,700 residents of the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem’s Old City were cut off from the rest of Jewish Jerusalem.

Israel’s Memorial Day
Israel’s Memorial Day

The State of Israel’s independence*, as well as its continued survival, is a modern day miracle. But, it has come at great cost in human lives to its citizens. (There have been over 24,293 fallen soldiers since the State of Israel was founded.) Therefo…

The Story of Degania
The Story of Degania

The story of Kibbutz Degania is a testament to the fortitude of the early immigrant pioneers who settled the land of Israel prior to statehood. In honor of Yom Ha’zikaron and Yom Ha’atzma’ut (Israeli Memorial Day and Israel…

The Hope
The Hope

In November 2004, the Israeli Knesset formally adopted Hatikva as the national anthem of the State of Israel. The preceding 56 years since the founding Israel, Hatikva had only been the unofficial national anthem.In the 1878, a youn…

Rebuilding Jericho
Rebuilding Jericho

The fall of Jericho is one of the best known narratives of the Books of the Prophets.

Rabbi Joseph Ber Soleveitchik
Rabbi Joseph Ber Soleveitchik

Few personalities have done as much to define the Modern Orthodox Jewish community as Rabbi Joseph Ber Soleveitchik (1903-1993).

Yad Vashem
Yad Vashem

Yad Vashem, The Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Authority, is one of Israel’s most famous destinations, visited by citizens, tourists and world leaders alike.

Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Memorial Day
Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Memorial Day

Today, the 28th* of Nisan, Jews around the world are marking Yom Ha’shoah.

There’s A Key In My Challah
There’s A Key In My Challah

It’s a fact that many people spend much time thinking and even worrying about par’nassah (livelihood).

All That Jazz
All That Jazz

In honor of April being Jazz month, Jewish Treats presents a short biography of Artie Shaw, who often competed with Benny Goodman for the title of “The King of Swing.”Born in New York City in 1910, Artie Shaw was originally named Arthur Jacob (Avra…

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