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Interested in experiencing Israel first-hand? Below are links to information about Israel programs for young people. BJE’s Israel Program AUJS (Australasian Union of Jewish Students)
Letter Writing Tips from CAMERA.ORG Respond while the issue is still fresh in the minds of the journalists and their audience. Try to send your
Zionism is the term used to describe the national movement of the Jewish people, expressed as a Jewish commitment to the restoration of the land
Israel’s Flag The flag of the new State of Israel was first flown at the United Nations in 1949. The sight of the Israeli flag,
GEOGRAPHY OF ISRAEL “… a land flowing with milk and honey …” (Exodus 3:8) Israel is a small, narrow and semi-arid country lying at the
The land of Israel has been known by many names over the course of history – Canaan, Judah, Judea, Palestine and Israel are some of
Jews are not a homogeneous people – there are substantial differences between Jewish communities in different parts of the world, although there are of course
Leviticus 18:19 contains the laws referred to as taharat hamishpachah (literally, ‘family purity’). According to these and other Jewish laws relating to ritual impurity, a
From the earliest times Jewish scholars have had a keen eye for diseases that were suspected to be hereditary in nature. The Talmud (Yevamot 64B)
This is just a tiny sample of Jewish texts on the topic of parenting. It is important to note that while most of these texts
Naming a child is a chance to bestow an identity upon him or her since every name has a meaning. There are two different customs
To the Anglo-Saxon ear, Schneider and Portnoy sound like typical Jewish names, while Taylor is the quintessence of Englishness. In fact, all three simply mean