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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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Learning New Cultures Through Comedy

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Five years ago, the Ethiopian – Israeli relationship was tender to say the least. There seemed to be an uprising of unfair abuse and incarceration towards Ethiopian society from the Israeli police, and there were plenty of demonstrations from the local Israeli community against these acts. Today, there’s a comedy to spotlight all of the…

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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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Young Israelis Connect with Holocaust Survivors

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Young Israelis have become a ray of light for Holocaust survivors. Over 160,000 survivors living in Israel need to survive a different kind of death sentence – loneliness. Studies have shown that people who feel lonely have double the chance of dying every day. For most survivors in Israel, add loneliness to the trauma of…

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Joe’s Violin of Hope

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Every instrument has a story. From the hands of a Holocaust survivor in a displaced persons camp to the hands of a young girl who lived in the Bronx, Joseph’s violin certainly had a tale to tell. Joseph was born in Warsaw in 1923 and remembered playing violin as a child, in tune with his…

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