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Bracha Zefira

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Bracha Zefira – Creating an Israeli Style of Music

A native Jerusalemite, Bracha Zefira pioneered Israeli music during Ottoman rule, the British mandate, and the early days of the Jewish state.

Israeli children dressed up as Beatles on days of Purim, 1966

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Photo Friday: These Days of Purim Should Never Fail to Be Celebrated

The Bible tells us that Purim, one of the most joyful days on the Jewish calendar, should be passed down from generation to generation.

Runners by Knesset Menorah

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Bringing Jerusalem to Runners (and Walkers) Around the World

If you're a runner (or a walker) and you stand for Israel, you'll be happy to know that our favorite jogging tour guides are still taking us around the Holy Land.

Shlomo Hillel (1985)

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Shlomo Hillel – Olim, Aliyah Hero, Speaker of the Knesset

An olim (immigrant) to Israel himself, Shlomo Hillel passed away at age 97 after serving as the Speaker of the Knesset and saving 120,000 members of Iraq's Jewish community through aliyah.

Olive picking in Israel shows God bless His people

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Photo Friday: From This Day On I Will Bless You

God promises to bless His people with the vine, the fig tree, the pomegranate and the olive tree.

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