68 years old! Israeli Independence Day

68 years old! Israeli Independence Day

By Rabbi Yoshi Zweiback in Israel this week with his sixth grade students When the Eternal returned us to Zion, we were like dreamers! – בְּשׁוּב ה׳, אֶת-שִׁיבַת צִיּוֹן–הָיִינוּ, כְּחֹלְמִים Psalm 126:1 The State of Israel turns 68 years old this week, and you can feel the joy in the streets of Tel Aviv, where … Continued

Tradition meets Innovation: Israel’s art scene

Israel has the highest number of museums and galleries per capita of any country in the world. Three of the largest establishments can be found in Tel Aviv, among them are Eretz Israel and the Tel Aviv museum of art. While exploring Israel’s art scene you’ll quickly realize the importance its people place on preserving past traditions as … Continued

Falafels and foodie culture: Dining out in Jerusalem

You may not know, but Israel is a wonderland when it comes to casual and fine dining. Jerusalem, the cultural capital of the country, offers an array of tastes to suit even the most selective of eaters. Step into a blend of innovative and contemporary with Armenian, Kurdish, Arabic and Jewish influences. If dining out … Continued

Baklava by the beach: Israel’s seaside

There’s so much to see, taste and experience in Israel but one of the definite highlights is the country’s abundant beaches and seaside towns; it is blessed to be surrounded by three different bodies of water: The Mediterranean, Dead sea and Red sea. During her 2015 journey, Lisa Niver discovered some of the best places to stay … Continued

390,000 views on WeSaidGoTravel @YouTube

Thank you to everyone who has subscribed to my We Said Go Travel YouTube Channel! I appreciate all the likes, comments, views and help with my videos! I now have 390,116 views and 793 subscribers. Soon it will be HALF A MILLION! In 2015, I was invited on amazing adventures in Los Angeles and all … Continued

November News and #13 Ranking

November News from Lisa Niver & WSGT I am GRATEFUL for all my amazing travels this year and look forward to my next adventure in December with Viking River Cruises. Some recent adventures include: Dallas, Hollywood Florida, Yellowstone, Hamburg Germany and Israel. Find photos on all my social media: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter,YouTube. My favorite video so far is me flying! Dan called … Continued

The Iran Nuclear Agreement: What should Congress do?

Growing up an American Jew in Los Angeles, I was always told if you ask three Jews a question, you will get four opinions. Last Friday night, I went to shabbat services at Stephen Wise Temple. I began by reading the words below from Rabbi Joshua Knobel about Pioneers and the weekly parsha. Then, I … Continued

Who Are We? The Three Lessons of the Grasshopper

The Three Lessons of the Grasshopper Parashat Shelach-L’cha Shabbat sermon at Stephen S Wise Temple by Rabbi Yoshi Zweiback        Shabbat shalom. Some of you might remember the old 1970s television show, Kung Fu which aired from 1972-1975 on ABC. I remember it from re-runs. The main character of the series, Kwai Chang … Continued

2014 Israel – Gaza Conflict: Twitter Sentiment Analysis by MasterMineDS

Digital War [Publisher’s Note: This article arrived yesterday August 5, 2014, but is being published on August 6, 2014] Today at 8AM a cease fire has been declared in operation Protective Edge. The public discussion over the operation, however, will stay with us for a long time. Public opinion is one of the key influence factors on countries and … Continued

The Peace of Green: Slovenia

What is an inspirational place to me? I can think of only one. It takes me to emotional places that I’m never at. It makes me feel unique and special. This place makes me feel confident like I have wings and I can fly anywhere. In this particular place, I am optimistic because it motivates … Continued

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