The shrine at the site believed to be Jesus' tomb has been restored and unveiled at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.
Fellowship Bridge Blog
This week I received a chilling email from a relative of mine who lives in America. The email was written to her adult children, also living in the U.S., and she included me as well, knowing that I made the choice many years ago to make aliyah (immigrate to Israel) with my family. The letter was written in the shadow of the growing anti-Semitism in the U.S. Since the beginning of the year, there have been 90 bomb threats to Jewish institutions across the country, and two Jewish cemeteries have been vandalized since January 1.
This Saturday is Tu B’Shvat, the Jewish holiday also known as the New Year of the Trees. Instituted in the book of Leviticus, this minor Jewish festival is a time to eat specific foods mentioned in the Bible, plant trees, and celebrate the natural world God created. How much do you know about this Jewish celebration? Take our quiz and find out!
It doesn’t matter if you are young or old, Israeli folk dancing is meant to bring people together. Watch now to see how this popular dance brings joy to the Israeli community.
Students excavating in the city of Yehud found a rare jug from the Middle Bronze Age featuring a small human sculpture.
Israel’s IDF field hospital is ranked number one in the world by the United Nation’s World Health Organization, giving the hospital a classification of a “Type 3” hospital. This means Israel’s IDF field hospital will continue to be the first arriving on the scenes of natural disasters.
An Israeli father tells of his son experiencing God's Word in the Holy Land.
As Israel prepares to celebrate its first ever Aliyah Day, its Minister of Immigrant Absorption discusses the current state of aliyah (immigration).
Today, thousands of people from all over the world showed their support of Israel by marching through the streets of Jerusalem. These people were participants in the annual Jerusalem March that takes place during Sukkot – and this year many Israelis were thrilled to see so much support and love of the Jewish state!
Yesterday was the first day of Sukkot, also known as the Feast of Tabernacles, for which Jews around the world built temporary structures to eat and entertain in over the coming week. These structures, called sukkot, bring to mind the dwellings the Israelites lived in during their 40 years of wandering in the desert before entering the Promised Land. The writers at Israel21c compiled a list of nine of the most beautiful sukkot built in Israel this year.