Happy Hanukkah from the Jerusalem Heritage House in the liberated Old City of Jerusalem. This Hanukkah has been quite a special one, mostly because of all the attacks at the UN and in DC against us even being here.
Today we participated in a prayer service for a young boy’s first time putting on tefillin. Unfortunately, his father couldn’t be there because he was brutally murdered in a stabbing attack exactly one year ago.The prayer service was held in
We promised Birthright extenders they could plant a tree in Israel – even in a heavy downpour!!!
Obama and the UN said no Jews in Hevron, we went anyway!
Got some good settling done today in the Shomron!
Totally serious – we had this Birthright extender (first of the season!!) helping to redeem the Old City of Jerusalem within 5 minutes of his arrival in the House. Other folks be raisin’ money, we busy raisin’ Jerusalem!!!
The laws of Hanukah, with pizza, beer and doughnuts!
Had a great tour of the Old City today, including the “Kotel HaKatan” and the “Ohel Yitzchak” Synagogue, with one guest, while the others helped build a pioneering family a new bathroom!
The Chanukiah (“Hanukah Menorah”) and new shelf are up in the ancient synagogue in Hevron! Strengthening the Jewish Presence, both physically and spiritually.