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For many centuries, other people ruled over the land of Israel and made it part of their empires. This ended in 1948 when the independent
What is Yom HaAtzma’ut and when do we celebrate it? The name ‘Yom HaAtzma’ut’ means ‘Independence Day’. On the fifth of Iyar, 5708, which corresponded
The term Yom HaSho’ah translates as ‘Holocaust Day’. The exact translation of the Hebrew word shoah is actually ‘whirlwind’ and this is the Hebrew name
What is Yom HaZikaron and when do we observe it? The name ‘Yom HaZikaron’ means ‘remembrance day’. It is the day on which we remember those
What is Yom Kippur and When Do We Observe It? ‘Yom Kippur’ literally means the ‘Day of Atonement’. It is a day of fasting which
WHAT IS YOM KIPPUR? ‘Yom Kippur’ means the ‘Day of Atonement’. That is, the day when we try to make up for any wrong things
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WHAT IS YOM YERUSHALAYIM AND WHEN DO WE CELEBRATE IT? Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day, falls on 28 Iyar. It commemorates what is, in our era,
The letter YUD signifies the number ten. It is the only letter that is suspended in midair and singular in form. In its singularity, YUD
The letter ZAYIN has a numerical value of seven, alluding to the seven days in which the world was created. As the number seven, ZAYIN
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