Posted on October 29, 2011 by Eliyahu B.
Originally posted at the Peaceable Pilgrim last week: Shalom! It is Eliyahu, the Peaceable Pilgrim, here to regale you with more tales from the wonderful city of Jerusalem! Many changes are afoot, as it is a new year (according to the Jewish calendar) and as such is a time for new beginnings. The most notable Continue Reading »
Posted on October 12, 2011 by Derek Kwait
(X-posted from my home blog Yinzer in Yerushalayim) There is nothing like Yom Kippur in Israel. During a community guest lecture about 2 weeks ago, Jeremy Benstein, director of the Heschel Center gave us a chart showing Israeli energy usage hour-by-hour during Yom Kippur, it virtually flat-lines For 25 hours, the entire country shuts down. Continue Reading »
Posted on December 14, 2010 by Shibley
I am devout sports fan, it’s probably fair to say that there is some sort of addiction. I knew it would be more difficult to follow my local teams, as well as the leagues at large whilst in Israel. This evening as I was walking on Emek Refaim, the main street in the section of Continue Reading »