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Sunday January 6: 29 Tevet

Long ago, David wrote these words: “I will lift up my eyes to the hills – from whence comes my help? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.”(Psalm 121:1-2) I used to think that as David looked upon the hills that partially surround Jerusalem, he saw them as a symbol of […] »

Sunday January 6: 29 Tevet

Long ago, David wrote these words: “I will lift up my eyes to the hills – from whence comes my help? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.”(Psalm 121:1-2) I used to think that as David looked upon the hills that partially surround Jerusalem, he saw them as a symbol of […] »

Monday January 7: 1 Shevat

It was on this day that Moses was allowed to observe the Promised Land from the top of the mountain but was told that he would not be permitted to cross over. Deuteronomy 3:27-28 reads: “Go up to the top of Pisgah, and lift your eyes toward the west, the north, the south, and the […] »

Sunday March 31: 26 Adar II

It was on this day in 1948 that Operation Nachshon, Haggadah’s first large-scale offensive began. This was a military operation designed to break the Arab siege of Jerusalem by opening the road that ran between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. Furthermore, it was intended to conquer and possess the land that had been allotted to Israel […] »