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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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Miracle Births


  Shalom, dear children! Did you enjoy a nice summer? In Jerusalem it is still very warm, and we hope and pray for rain since the seventh day of Sucot (the Feast of Tabernacles). Especially when you miss something or somebody, you realize what that person or that thing means to you. Like we are...
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The flag of Israel


Shalom dear children! This summer we learn more about the flag of Israel. How and when was it created? And what is the meaning of the Star of David, which shows in the center of this flag? The Magen David, or the Star of David, has been a Jewish symbol since the late Middle Ages....
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Freedom and deliverance


Shalom, dear children! Freedom and deliverance: that is what Pesach is all about. At the time of Moshe (Moses), G-d delivered Israel and everyone who joined Israel from the slavery in Egypt. G-d even cared for the smallest details: “And I have led you forty years in the wilderness. Your clothes have not worn out...
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Esther, a strong woman


  The word of G-d is full of laws and regulations. “Honor your father and your mother” is even one of the Ten Words, that Moshe (Moses) received from G-d to give to the people of Israel. The Lord said that you have to honor your parents: “….in order that you should live longer in...
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Yeshua, Son of David


Shalom, dear children! When driving from Jerushalayim (Jerusalem) to Yam HaMelach (‘the Dead Sea’), one passes Jericho. Jericho is an old city, which is mentioned in the Tenach, the Old Testament (read: Joshua chapter 2 verse 1). Jericho was the city that Israel spied on, before she entered the Promised Land. Jericho is also one...
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Happy 5769!


Shalom, dear children!  Finally they’ve arrived: the biblical holidays! This means a month full of serious and joyful days. Let’s remind ourselves what these holidays are about. The Hebrew word ‘rosh’ means ‘head’. Rosh Hashana, the head of the year, means the begining of the year. This year Rosh Hashana starts at sunset on September...
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Is Shabbat boring?


Shalom, dear children! Are you also enjoying the summer holidays? Although the wheather in Israel is hot, many Israelis do go out to enjoy themselves. Except for vacations there are more moments on which one can rest, like the shabbat. When G-d created the heavens and the earth he rested on the seventh day. He...
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Counting the omer


Shalom, dear children! Do you remember how we spoke about the counting of the Omer last year? Let’s refresh our memories. This counting can be found in Leviticus chapter 23 verse 15 and 16. There it says that we have to count seven full weeks, meaning forty-nine days. The counting of the Omer begins on...
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Celebrating Pesach


Shalom dear children! Did you enjoy Purim last month? As every year, the celebration was very joyful, here in Jerusalem. We celebrated that G-d saved Israel from the evil enemy Haman. However, this month again we celebrate redemption. In the Jewish month of Nissan It is the Jewish month of Nissan. It’s then that we...
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