The prophet Ezekiel was buried outside the Land of Israel, in Iraq, during the first exile. In an incredible discovery, a pair of tefillin was found buried with him. On the wall above his tomb remain the Hebrew words: "This is the monument of our master Ezekiel the Prophet son of Buzi the priest, may his merit defend us and all Israel. Amen." May the merit of our prophets and the fulfillment of the biblical command to don tefillin continue to protect the nation of Israel. In India today, Jews are reconnecting and learning about this important commandment. Help them fulfill the mitzvah!
In Jewish communities around the world, the Grogger is used during public readings of the Book of Esther to make noise when the Haman’s name is read in order to fulfill the Biblical mandate of “wiping out” his memory and the memory of Amalek for all generations.
Iso look forward each day to the beautiful photo of Israel and the verse of Scripture in English and Hebrew. I am a Christian, but I am trying to learn to read and speak Hebrew; so the Hebrew language along with the phonetic transliteration is very helpful. Thank you so much for sending this to me. Have a blessed day, John Concienne
Hello my name is Lynda, I really enjoy reading your emails daily. With my Jewish history I adore the pictures as well. I went to Israel a few years ago. My heart was stretched, I fell in love with Jerusalem, its never far from my thoughts. Regards- Lynda Dries
The erudite Jewish commentator Rabbi Shlomo Yitzchaki, known as Rashi, tells us that God in fact knew where Adam was. He asked him where he was to open a dialogue. Throughout our lives God calls to us and it is up to us to answer the call and respond with dialogue. When the land and people of Israel are under attack, we are being asked "where are you." We must always have Israel in our minds and hearts, and answer the call with love an support. Adi watches are designed with images of Israel and Biblical symbols to help keep the holy land at the forefront of our thoughts.
Adi is the largest and most experienced watch manufacturer in Israel, and their timepieces are found in hundreds of stores all over the country. This watch features a beautiful outline of the map of Israel with Jerusalem at the center of the watch so that you can remember Jerusalem at all times.
The largest stone in the Western Wall is visible within the Western Wall Tunnel and ranks as one of the heaviest objects ever lifted by human beings without powered machinery, with an estimated weight of 517 tons.
What a blessed way to begin each day! I was truly blessed to read today's Scripture in Israel 365. Thank each and every one of you who takes part in doing this. Be blessed of God. Carolyn Memphis, Tennessee, USA