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Shavuot, time to praise and thank G-d

 Seven weeks after the holiday called ‘Pesach’, we celebrate Shavuot, the holiday of harvesting. The time in between these two holidays is the one in which Israel harvests barley. This is the time that Israel produces vegetables and fruit. This means it is a very busy period for those who work on the land. However,...
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Happy Purim

The Word of G’d is full of laws and rules. ‘Honour your father and your mother’ is even one of the Ten Words, that Moshe (Moses) received to give to the people of Israel. Adonai says that you shall honour yout parents: “so that you may live longer in the land that the LORD your...
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Qumran, memory of faithful Jews

Shalom, dear children! When you drive to the South alongside the Dead Sea, you pass the remains of a place in the mountains that is called Qumran, about 20 kilometres to the east of Jerushalayim. At that spot a Bedouin boy found bible scrolls in 1947. Therefore these scrolls are also called the ‘Dead Sea...
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Prophets in Israel

Shalom, dear children Today we learn a little about what prophets are. In Hebrew, a prophet is called ‘navee’. The verb ‘lenaveh’ means: to prophecy, to foretell. However, what does it mean to be a prophet of the people of Israel? A prophet is a messenger. He or she brings a message from G-d. This...
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Noah, boatbuilder with vision

Shalom, dear children! This month we celebrate Chanukah. We remember the Maccabees: a small, but very courageous group of Jews. The Maccabees rather died, than doing something that would be against G-d’s will, like the worshipping of other gods. Another person who went against the mainstream in his time was Noah. His generation was full...
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