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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.

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.

IDF soldier looks into Syria from Golan Heights

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Israel Fights for Release of Israeli Woman Held in Syria

The Jewish state is negotiating with the government of neighboring Syria for the release of a young Israeli woman who entered the country accidentally.

Rabbi Eckstein welcomed by Bnei Menashe

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The Children of Menasseh – A Lost Tribe of Israel

The Bnei Menashe are believed to be part of the Lost Tribe of Joseph's son Menasseh and many have made aliyah (immigrated) to Israel, their biblical homeland.

Israeli children eating apples

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Photo Friday: Refresh Me with Apples

Israeli children of yesteryear enjoy the fruit of the Holy Land, eating candy apples.

Yael Eckstein and family stand in olive tree grove in Israel

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Photo Friday: Every Tree That Has Fruit

Yael Eckstein and her family visit a grove of olive trees in the Holy Land.

Ben Gurion Airport closed, January 2021

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Israel Halts Air Traffic Due to COVID Spike

Israel has closed Ben Gurion airport to all incoming and outgoing flights, including the unprecedented temporary halt to all aliyah (immigration) flights.

Elderly Holocaust survivor tattoo on arm

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900 Holocaust Survivors Died of COVID in Israel in 2020

Of 179,600 Holocaust survivors living in Israel, 5,300 became infected with the coronavirus last year, with 900 dying.

Tristram's Starling, birds at Masada

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Photo Friday: Let the Birds Increase on the Earth

A bird native to the Holy Land, Tristram's Starling, looks out at the Dead Sea from the ancient fortress of Masada.

Dead Sea from Mount Nebo

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Moses on Mount Nebo: The Whole Land

Across the border from Israel in Jordan, Mount Nebo is the Holy Land site from which Moses viewed the land God promised His people.

Archaeology - Machaerus and Dead Sea

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10 Holy Land Digs

In the Holy Land, there's history wherever you step - biblical history. Here are ten archaeological sites straight from the Bible that we'll be visiting together.

Tree by Sea of Galilee, 1949

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Photo Friday: Like a Tree Planted by Streams of Water

A tree stands tall on the shore of the Sea of Galilee, from 1949 Israel, just one year after the Jewish state won her independence.

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