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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

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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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Purim is Coming

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A brief glimpse of a vibrant yellow tutu, and you can feel that it’s coming. Whether it’s a gang of small girls dressed like superheroes or a crew of grown men dressed as fairies, it’s a clear sign that Purim is fast approaching, and the entire country is ready to celebrate. For anyone not familiar, Purim…

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This Chanukah, Give Your Gelt to Good

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Three young Jews decided they were tired of getting tchotchkes for Chanukah, and are now inspiring people worldwide to use their ‘gelt’ for more than gifts. Donate the 8th is rallying Jews worldwide to host Chanukah gatherings and to choose a good cause to contribute to, instead of buying others useless gifts. The annual Donate…

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