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 - Life in israel
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.