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Returning to Judaism in the Galilee: Sparks of Jewish Life in the Ben Ami Village

You are invited to an unusual journey: A Shabbat in the Ben Ami village in the Galilee. A talk with a married yeshiva student who lives there permanently, a villager who has already studied the entire Talmud, words of inspiration during the Third Meal of Shabbat and fascinating Jewish legal questions about pecans. The awakening taking place in Israel’s north

Aleppo Empty of Jews: the Last Two Jewish Women Rescued and Brought to Israel

In a secret operation, the last two Jewish women living in Aleppo were smuggled to Israel between bombs and sniper fire. Only a few dozen Jews are left in Syria now. The ancient synagogues are empty, there is no one to take care of cemeteries and tombs of sages, and the contact with the last remaining Jews in the country, most of them older people, was lost due to fear of wiretappings. War in Syria: a rare Jewish view

"Everyone Deserves A Chance To Improve"- The Work Of A College Rabbi at Hermon Prison

At the Hermon rehabilitative correctional facility, the goal is to give the prisoners their life back again. The prisoners in the Torah section of the facility learn and study, become accustomed to working on their character traits and giving to others but mostly they learn from scratch how to hope once again. The Rabbi of this unusual college, Prison Officer David Ochanona, explains how to distinguish between the individual and his actions, and how not to give up on any person, whoever he is. "Hashem is merciful and helps all of his children, irrespective of where they have fallen to or how they have lapsed".

A Mission from the Heavenly Court

Alon Anava never imagined in his wildest dreams that he would be called to the Heavenly court and would undergo an experience that would turn his world upside down. He entered a taxi healthy on his way home from a "Passover party", and then, without prior notice, his soul flew out of his body and went to heaven. An instructive and chilling story of a man who faced an intense trial in the Heavenly court, and then, at the last minute, on the threshold of hell, was offered the deal of his life (literally and figuratively) which he grabbed with both hands

A Muslim in the Process of Conversion: "Judaism is the Holiest Religion"

25 years after his mother and sister were murdered in cold blood in the name of the Koran, Munir Munser — a Muslim born in Lebanon who is in the process of conversion — breaks his silence. In an exclusive interview with the Hidabroot web site, he relates the moments he suffered alienation, the cruelty carried out under the mandate of the Koran, and the first Yom Kippur that he tried to keep

A Druze Woman Who Converted to Judaism: I am a Jew, I am the Daughter of a King

S., a young Druze woman who officially joined the Jewish people, admits: "Judaism is the true religion. I converted, I know that keeping Judaism is not a game, only G-d knows what is in my heart." And she has a message for young Jewish women who fall in love with Arabs: "They want to take revenge on the Jewish people, so they go after Jewish girls. These young women will have a tragic life”

Dazzling Proof: A Torah Scroll Parchment Served as the Wrapping for the Nazi Officer’s Certificate

More than 60 years ago, a Nazi officer entered a synagogue in Lithuania, and nonchalantly ripped a piece from an antique Torah scroll, to protect the officer certificate he was carrying. Later, he shared the secret with his son, a senior politician in Germany, who decided to return the holy parchment. Moti Dotan, head of the Lower Galilee Council, was the messenger for the good deed

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