Yael shares how recent tragedies around the world impacted her family’s Passover seder, and how Fellowship friends are responding to these huge needs.
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Karl Plagge was a member of the Nazi Party who disagreed with Germany's hatred of the Jews and who used his position of power to save more than 1,200 Jewish people during the Holocaust.
The Bridge is suspending activity April 11 for the first day of Passover. We’ll be back on Wednesday, April 12. We wish our Jewish friends a happy Passover!
For the first time ever, an induction ceremony was held for 11 soldiers with developmental disabilities who will serve in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). Their parents and loved ones gathered around as the young graduates from a special needs school in central Israel were sworn in on Monday.
Perhaps you have wondered why the holiday is called Passover. Sure, we know that the name comes from the plague of the firstborn when the angel of death “passed over” the houses of the Israelites marked with the blood of a sacrificed lamb and only took the Egyptians’ firstborns. But that’s just one of the many acts of God in the story of the Exodus. Why not call the holiday after the more glamorous miracle of the sea parting? Or maybe we could have called it “Exodus,” which captures just about the entire story. Why Passover?
Coming to us from one of The Fellowship's food distribution centers in Israel, Yael discusses the importance of this holy season, including teaching on matzah, "the bread of affliction."
The Fellowship and our faithful supporters are once again providing for Israel's neediest this holy season.
Now you can walk along a trail that will take you past many of Jerusalem’s 200 ritual baths, which were once used to purify Jewish pilgrims ascending the Temple Mount in the Second Temple era.
An acclaimed Israeli artist and painter, Zahara was the daughter of Boris Schatz, founder of Jerusalem's Bezalel Academy of Art and Design.
The Fellowship's Ami Farkas writes about the importance of passing along the meaning of Passover - and in turn passing along faith - to the next generation.