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Why I Think Every Day Should be Sukkot

in Life, Culture & Sports

It started when I was in grade school. We would spend one day a year hopping from hut to hut, judging our favorites based on decorative space, dessert menu, and parental kindness, or how big they sliced the rainbow cake. As a young student at Hebrew day school, it quickly became one of the most…

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The Season for Self Reflection

in Life, Culture & Sports

As summer turns into September, a gradual transformation begins to occur in Israel. While the rest of the world might be rushing back to school and switching their wardrobe closets from summer to fall, the hot, hot Israeli energy which has pumped full steam since May is progressively winding down into a slower seasonal shift.…

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Free Services for Tourists with Special Needs

in Tourism & Nature

For some, Israel is a place to call home. For others, visiting Israel is a distant dream – and especially for those with special needs. Brimming with culture, history and a range of beautiful geography, there is a slew of humans waiting desperately to journey to the Holy Land – and now they can. Thanks…

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People are taking Flight this Passover

in Life, Culture & Sports/Tourism & Nature

Passover vacation is the perfect time for travelers to escape their daily lives for adventure. During Passover, thousands of Israelis chose to do just that. Schools and some offices go on break for about 3 weeks, and bureaucratic offices and services are in holiday mode too. Thanks to the recent Open Skies agreement, where about…

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Passover Spring Cleaning at the Western Wall

in Life, Culture & Sports

More than a million notes are placed in The Western Wall each year, and legend, or Wikipedia, says the tradition dates back to the 18th century. From the everyday tourist to the highest of dignitaries, thousands of people who visit the holiest site in Jerusalem leave their prayers behind in the cracks of the wall.…

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