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Is It Time for U.S. Jews to Flee?

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.

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How Much Do You Know About the New Year of the Trees?

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!

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Thousands March in Jerusalem in Support of Israel

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!

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9 of the Most Beautiful Sukkot in Israel

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.

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