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Milk And Honey: A Celebration of Israel on Shavuot

Milk And Honey: A Celebration of Israel on Shavuot

Wherever we are in the world, whichever interpretation we each embrace, Shavuot gives us an abundance of opportunity to appreciate the land from which our people have come and to which we have returned.
One Shavuot in Jerusalem

One Shavuot in Jerusalem

David Solkowitz describes Shavuot in Jerusalem as an unforgettable experience of Jewish unity

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Shavuot: Only in Israel?

Shavuot: Only in Israel?

Breathing in the blessedly cool pre-dawn air, I join the flood of thousands of Jews on the darkened streets of Jerusalem hurrying to the Kotel, drawn like iron filings to a magnet.

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A Jewish right to a Jewish land

A Jewish right to a Jewish land

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.

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Zionism and Judaism: In Conversation

Zionism and Judaism: In Conversation

Can we have Judaism without Zionism? Or Zionism without Judaism? There are many Jewish anti-zionists and many non-Jewish zionists. Zionism is a controversial topic, but so many people have no idea where Zionism originated from, and what the connection is with Zion (another name for Jeruslaem). This activity explore elements in a unique way for learners of all ages.

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Passover, Israeli Independence Day and Shavuot - The Deeper Connection

Passover, Israeli Independence Day and Shavuot - The Deeper Connection

We were never meant to be nor will we be allowed to be like everyone else - it is simply not our destiny. Our role in history is just too critical to allow us to simply sit back and relax.
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Unity without Uniformity: Learning to Love the Jews Again

Unity without Uniformity: Learning to Love the Jews Again

It’s getting harder and harder to love the Jews. Or, to put the matter more precisely, its getting harder and harder to love those Jews who aren’t just like us.

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Symbols of Jewish Unity Mixed Media Collage

Symbols of Jewish Unity Mixed Media Collage

This Israel Forever activity was designed to shine light on the Jewish symbols that unite us.

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Jewish Identity Divided: Our Labels Make Us Weak

Jewish Identity Divided: Our Labels Make Us Weak

Why do we identify with our specific labels more than we identify with our larger and more fundamental label - being a Jew? Why does everyone from the outside treat us as the same (an Antisemite doesn’t discriminate between different types of Jews) but we so starkly discriminate within ourselves?

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