The mystical book of the Zohar says that it was the blessing of this verse that has sustained Judaism throughout the millennia. If so, why was Isaac specifically the one who gave the blessing and not Abraham or Jacob? Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach explained that both Abraham and Jacob spent part of their lives outside Israel, and it was only Isaac, who never once left the Holy Land, that was worthy of bestowing this awesome blessing. Learn more with the Israel Bible Reading Plan with fascinating biblical commentary highlighting the role of the Land of Israel.
Despite assurances by the Obama administration that it would protect the security of its Middle Eastern allies in the wake of the Iran nuclear deal, US military officials said that it won’t come in the form of a military handout.
We are now in the saddest period in the Jewish calendar, when we remember the destruction of the Holy Temples in Jerusalem. In commemoration we present this stirring piece of art by artist Baruch Nachshon, called "The Holy Temple and Jerusalem." It is a print on canvas, unstretched, and its dimensions measure 80 cm x 52.4 cm; 31.49 in x 20.62 in.
Thank you for sending the daily updates and lovely photos. The nation of Israel is so beautiful. There is a longing in my heart to be there some day. Tonight is our prayer group and please know that you will be in our hearts and prayers. SHALOM, Margaret Shetland Islands UK
Shalom and Greetings. This is Joel who lives in India and the U.S. I appreciate your mails and enjoy reading them. Kindly continue to send and may the God of Abraham, Isaac and Israel bless your team. Amen. Thanking you, Sincerely yours, Joel P.