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Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Israel

Blogs From Israel – Mark Jacobs’ Day 8

Why will this day be different from all other days? Because today is Shabbat in Jerusalem, which is always a totally ‘sababba’ (cool) experience. Tonight we will go back to the Western Wall to celebrate Shabbat. But first we head to Yad Vashem, Israel’s memorial to the victims of the Holocaust. For those who’ve never…

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aerial view of Masada, Israel.

Blogs From Israel – Mark Jacobs’ Day 10

Sunday, April 15. Tomorrow’s our last full day in Israel and I’m really upset about that, which means it’s been – and still is -a fantastic trip. We say shalom to Jerusalem this morning and head straight to Masada. Masada is the second most visited site in Israel, after the Western Wall. It is where…

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Israeli flags are at half mast for Yom HaShoah in Israel. Yom Hashoah in Israel

Blogs From Israel – Mark Jacobs’ Day 7

It’s strange. Everyday we seem to experience something that feels like the ultimate ‘wow’ moment, and then the next day our ‘wow’ moment is even bigger. That’s exactly the feeling today. Today is a ‘Yom HaShoah Day’, Israel’s annual day to remember the 6,000,000 Jews lost in the Holocaust. Every year on this day, at…

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