Posts Tagged ‘Hatikva’

People praying at the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem, Israel.

Blogs From Israel – Mark Jacobs’ Day 9

It’s 5:15 am, dark and quiet. I am walking alone through the Old City, heading to the Western Wall for a special ‘sunrise’ Kabbalah service. Cantor Smolash will be there. He told us about it last night and invited everyone to meet him in the lobby at 4:20 am, to which everyone naturally laughed. But…

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Jaffa, Israel port city kibbutz

Blogs From Israel – Mark Jacobs’ Day 2

April 7, 2018 I think I need to chill out. I came to Israel all eager to mix with the people and get their views on the big political issues of the day. I assumed that because they’re Israeli’s they’d be dying to talk about geopolitics. So I asked a waiter, a young tattooed hipster,…

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