Every town and city in Israel is built atop thousands of years of Biblical history.
We’re much happier when we connect in person, and communities come alive when their members come together.
Though some people prefer cold temperatures over Israel’s hot summers, the country’s struggling citizens and especially the elderly, find winter a particularly challenging time to live in dignity.
If you’ve been taught that Kabbalah is demonic or evil, Rabbi Yitzchak Michaelson from the city of Tzfat (Safed) in Northern Israel wants you to know that you don’t need to be afraid of it.
The city of Safed is famous for its deep spirituality. There’s something meaningful about the feeling of lit candles. A factory in Safed handcrafts unique candles for Hanukkah and the Sabbath, among other things.
Former German President Christian Wulff recently visited Israel on a fact finding mission. One of his unusual stops was to Meir Panim’s Restaurant-Style Soup Kitchen in the Galilean city of Safed.
Israel’s Colel Chabad after-school program in the northern city of Safed is using drumming to heal emotions, build confidence and self-control and develop mutual respect with its at-risk youth.
Touring modern Israel is like touring the Bible and many of the cities that appear on a GPS could have verses attached. Do you recognize these modern cities and their Biblical significance?
UNESCO resolutions ignoring the Jewish connection to the Land of Israel not only rewrite history, but rob the world of the Bible’s light, said Rabbi Yishai Fleisher.
The situation can be life-threatening, as people are known to have frozen to death, especially the elderly and children, during harsh Israeli winters.