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Shabbat in Jerusalem

    Empty Streets in Jerusalem

    What is Shabbat? “Sabbath” has only one meaning in English.  It is a weekly day of rest.  It originated with the fourth of the 10 Commandments given to Israel (Ex. 20:8-11; Dt. 5:12-15), and was specifically on the seventh day.  “But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD thy God: in it thou […]

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    Initial Impressions of Israel – The Sabbath in Tel Aviv

      Sunset over the Med

      Because our group had people traveling from many different states and nations, our tour was scheduled to start from a hotel in Jerusalem, so we all made our own travel arrangements to and from Israel. I decided to arrive a day early to visit Tel Aviv and begin adjusting to the time difference (7-hours). Ben […]

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