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They should have spelled it ‘Mamsheet’…

Funny how some Hebrew names just do not sound well in English. Take  for example the boy’s name Dror,  or the girl’s name Osnat, beautiful names in Hebrew, but in English? No.   Such is the fate of an amazing place in the northern Negev called Mamshit. Let’s get one thing straight, it should have …

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Truly Extraordinary

When in Israel for the first time, or the second, or fifth, one tends to visit the same ol’ places: Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa, Safed, Caesaria… and there is nothing wrong with that. Great places, wonderful experiences. However, I  invite you to begin exploring a truly extraordinary region, a desert  unique in its beauty, its …

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Would YOU throw your children down the precipice?

Yes, I know, its quite a bombastic title, and yes, sometimes we do want to throw our children down the precipice… however, kidding aside, would you be able to, under certain unimaginable circumstances,  kill your children? There have been such times in Jewish history, during times of oppression, violence, pogroms and most recently the Holocaust, …

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Do you know the way to… Jerusalem?

Sometimes it is the small, strange twists of fate that determine how history is written and let me tell you, my friends, this Land of Israel has to be the queen of where quirky events that changed history happened… Take for example, the road to Jerusalem. Jerusalem, spiritual and political capital of the Jewish people …

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