In Jewish tradition, Yom Kippur is the day on which God assesses the deeds of each person and decides their fate for the coming year. In Israel, there are different versions of how Jews spend their Yom Kippur.
If the world truly wants peace, the words of Bibi Netanyahu could be a beacon of light and hope. As the leader of our only Jewish State, he took on the worthy challenge of exposing the brazen lies spouted against Israel at the United Nations. While it may have fallen on deaf ears to a biased audience, the message is essential for all mankind.
With the current rise in Antisemitism and the ongoing attacks against Israel, Zionism and its founder are more relevant than ever. Israel is certainly not perfect and remains a work in process. That is where we come in.
For Israelis, Yom Kippur is not only a religious and spiritual tradition, it is also marks a human tragedy. Share this special reading with your community as we prepare our personal recitations of U'Netaneh Tokef.
Even if the whole world is angry, When the darkness covers it all, That's the time to recall soon comes the dawn. It'll happen one day, just hold on
The world will change, won't fear what's right Without hate and division, only harmony and love. One Day.
We are in Israel is because it belongs to us and we belong to it. It is no less a part of our Jewishness than the Torah. We don’t require legal arguments or scientific proof to justify our claim to Israel. To us, Israel and the Jew belong to each other because it is inherent in our heritage.
This year, add some Israel to your Sukkah! Download your favorite image to hang as a decoration and always be reminded of Israel as we celebrate this special holiday and the journey of ancestors to the land we can all call home.
The calendar year offers us many opportunities to be reminded of the integral connection between Israel and our Jewish traditions. Reach into history and uncover the mysteries of faith, practice, identity, and geography that bind us together.
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