Hanukkah and Christianity – Hand in Hand?

Some people would say that Hanukkah and Christmas cannot be celebrated together except on the most superficial level because each one is a celebration of our unique identity, particularly Hanukkah. Others would say that there […]

Qasr el Yahud

The name is thought to mean “Castle of the Jews”, although some say it is “Break of the Jews” signifying the break in the waters as the Children of Israel crossed the Jordan River and […]

Sea of Galilee

Imagine for a second… ~How would you fell about going on a party cruise? ~How about riding a banana boat through fresh water? ~Or even being baptized in a sacred and religiously significant place? If […]

Honestly written

Why do we lie? “I can’t make it to the event, I have something urgent that came up”. In reality, you spend the night on your couch, in your pajamas. “This tastes delicious!” You say […]

Maria Magdalena Church

Jerusalem; home to world class humus, bountiful food markets, religion and the Maria Magdalena Church. While many Jews in Israel appreciate Jerusalem because of the Holy Temple, Evangelical Christians appreciate it for a different reason. […]


After a five-day recovery period from the difficult Yom Kippur fast, Jews are more than ready to celebrate the bountiful harvest during Sukkot. Unlike the previous holy holiday Jews celebrated, Sukkot requires food, and lots […]

The Day of Atonement

Yom Kippur It is that time of year again. The celebrations of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, have come to an end. Cooler weather begins taking over the hot Israeli nights. Students prepare for […]

Wedding in the Holy Land

Will You Marry Me? Whenever we see, hear or think about weddings, we instantly think about love. Love that is so strong and consuming between two individuals, they decide to join their life in one […]

The Israeli army

Imagine this; the spring before you graduate high school, you are young, excited and nearly free of the first major life experience people have. However, instead of job searching or deciding on the university you […]

The prayer

Why Do We Pray? Have you ever asked yourself why we pray? Is this something that can really help us feel better? We pray because we are looking for answers and a powerful force to […]

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