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The Youth Aliyah

81 years ago, 01/30/1933, the Youth Aliyah was established. After 12 Jewish youngsters in Germany were fired from their job simply for being Jews, they found another solution that would allow them to work: to make Aliyah to the Promised Land and to work in agriculture, “chaqla’ut” in Hebrew (חַקְלָאוּת). The number 12 was important [...]

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Hebrew expressions with the word “Shalom”

Shalom dear friends! When we think of the beginning of every conversation or the ideal situation in our world, the word Shalom-שָׁלוֹם  - is the first Hebrew that springs to mind. Here in Israel peace is very much the topic of conversation at the moment, as in a few days’ time we will commemorate the [...]

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109 years after Herzl

The name most synonymous with Zionism is Theodore Herzl. This month on June 30th we will mark 109 years since his passing. An important fact that not many people are aware of is that Israel was only one of the several pieces of land that offered to Jews to establish their homeland. This is discussed [...]

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