By: Maayan Hoffman Men dressed in white and wearing ancient tarbooka drums around their necks stand on the edges of the ancient hills of the Shomron. Then, the sound of the shofar breaks the silence and with its blast a pack of runners begin their journey through the lavish orchards, aromatic vineyards and layers of... Read more »
By: Maayan Hoffman “The ingathering of exiles is prophesied in the books of Isaiah, Ezekiel and Jeremiah, and is already being witnessed today,” according to A.Y. Katsof, director of The Heart of Israel. Katsof recently raised $25,000 to help bring the last 8,000 Jews of Ethiopia to Israel, a move that he believes is the... Read more »
“You have been lighting torches for many years, in your lives… you have illuminated the State of Israel in a great light that will burn for many years after the torches of the ceremony are extinguished,” Knesset Speaker Edelstein told the torch lighters.