Service Projects

The Jerusalem Heritage House Provides their guests with the ability to do Service Projects throughout the land of Israel. These Projects both strengthen Israel and the guests connection to the land. by farming, building, or restoring the land of israel the land is beautified and strengthened and the guests grows a stake in the land of Israel.

 

Recent Service Projects

At the entrance to the Spring of Abraham, where the attack took place.

Next day response to brutal attack!

Next day response to brutal attack on Jewish child in Hevron over Shabbos. We went to the site of the attack, worked with local kids to develop the area and gave presents to the victim of the attack. It was the right and proper thing to do and if you support the Jerusalem Heritage House, then you were there as well.

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Thats the holy dirt of the Land of Israel on us!

End of a busy week!

End of a busy week! Today we worked in Kfar Teimanim/Silwan at the reclaimed Yemenite Synagogue and the Lions Gate property.
(Earlier in the week, we worked in Hevron and at Sde Boaz in Gush Etzion.
While the arabs rage, we strengthen the Jewish Presence!!!)

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Strengthening and beautifying the in the Old City of Jerusalem.

AMAZING SUCCESS!

AMAZING SUCCESS! Strengthening and beautifying the Jewish Presence in the Old City of Jerusalem. More to come! Big plans for this place! (Yes, it’s in the “muslim quarter. No, abbas didn’t give permission)

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Jewish residence in the "muslim quarter"

In the last 24 hours!

In the last 24 hours, we have moved a family into a new Jewish residence in the “muslim quarter” of the Old City of Jerusalem, delivered 80 donated prayer books for a high school in Elon Moreh (northern Shomron) and delivered new beds to new Jewish residences in Hevron!

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Busy day!

Busy day: taking a lone soldier back to base, picking up some new synagogue furniture for the ancient synagogue in Hevron, seeing another lone soldier in the Old City and guests still working to strengthen the Jewish Presence in Jerusalem! Still not done yet!

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Havdallah in the Heritage House

June Update!

Shalom Everyone,

With your support and encouragement, we are continuing to do amazing things this summer at the Jerusalem Heritage House! Possibly the two biggest challenges facing the Jewish people today are creating strong Jewish personal identity among our youth and combating the global anti-Israel/BDS bias.

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May Update!

Shalom Everyone,
We had an AMAZING Shavuos holiday at the Jerusalem Heritage House. Packed house with “lone soldiers” and Birthright Israel extenders, various Jewish educational opportunities throughout the Old City, festive dairy meal, and prayers at the Kotel HaKatan (the “Little Western Wall).

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January Update!

We have had an AMAZING Birthright season, hosting tons and tons of guests! Giving constant tours, classes and advice (beds, food, HEAT, and clean laundry) to so many that stuck around to see more of what Israel and Judaism have to offer. At the same time, we did not neglect our dear “lone soldiers” and our various projects to strengthen the Jewish Presence in the Land of Israel. Whether it was raining, snowing or sunny – we made every day count!

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September Update! Year Review!

[title type=”h1″ font_size=”” font_family=”Open Sans:300,400,400italic,600,700″ line_height=”” bottom_indent=”” align=”center”]Its been an absolutely incredible year for the Jerusalem Heritage House![/title] Shana Tova – Happy Jewish New Year from the Old City of Jerusalem!! Its been an incredible year for the Jerusalem Heritage House, with more accomplishments than any newsletter could possibly contain. We had many, many highs…

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Room Cleared in Hebron!

Heritage House Guests and Rabbi Ben Packer Director of the Heritage House clear out a room in hebron. The room is part of an ancient synagogue and is now able to be used again as a synagogue and study area, thanks to the donations of shtenders to the site by generous supporters of the Heritage…

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First Olive Harvest of the Season!

Jerusalem Heritage House got up early to pick the first Olive Harvest of the Season. [image target=”_self” action=”fancybox” image_action_link=”http://” fancybox_group=”5″ show_border=”1″ align=”none” width=”600″ height=”450″ image_alt=”Red Junger Heritage House guest Harvest Olives in the Judea and Samaria.” link_title=”Red Junger Heritage House guest Harvest Olives in the Judea and Samaria.” margin_top=”” margin_right=”” margin_bottom=”” margin_left=””]http://www.heritagehouse.org.il/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/olives/DSCN5629.jpg[/image] Red Junger Heritage…

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Last Grape Harvest of the Year!

after a day of fasting and prayer on Yom Kipur, Jerusalem Heritage House Guests, on Motzi Yom Kipur, started right away on their Mitzvahs going to do the last grape Harvest of the year. Jerusalem Heritage House Guests went to Aish Kodesh, near Shiloh, for the last grape harvest of the season! We had 7 guys from the…

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Harvesting Grapes at the Vineyard!

Not only does Jerusalem Heritage House provide free housing and accomidations in the Heart of the Old City of Jerusalem, but the Jerusalem Heritage House also provides trips, activities and tours to connect Jerusalem Heritage House’s guests to Israel and the Jewish people. One type of trip or activity is to go grape harvesting. Jerusalem…

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working in Hebron is…

Working in Hebron is a fulfilling and rewarding experience, guests get the opportunity to visit one of the most acient cities in the world. Hebron is also one of the most important and stratigic city for israel and the Jewish people. our guests get to make a lasting impact on the city by excavating a…

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Day of Picking Grapes!!

Jerusalem Heritage House has an awesome day of picking grapes in Pnei Kedem, East Gush Etzion! [image target=”_self” action=”fancybox” image_action_link=”http://” fancybox_group=”4″ show_border=”1″ align=”none” width=”600″ height=”400″ image_alt=”Alex Winston Staff of The Jerusalem Heritage House Harvests Gapes in the Shomrom” link_title=”Alex Winston Staff of The Jerusalem Heritage House Harvests Gapes in the Shomrom” margin_top=”” margin_right=”” margin_bottom=”” margin_left=””]http://www.heritagehouse.org.il/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/IMG_0318.jpg[/image]…

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Quick Hebron trip to work on an ancient Synagogue!

Jerusalem Heritage House guests take a trip to hebron to work on the Acient Synagogue near the kever of ruth and yishai, [image target=”_self” action=”fancybox” image_action_link=”http://” fancybox_group=”5″ show_border=”1″ align=”none” width=”400″ height=”600″ image_alt=”Red Junger a guest of the Heritage House and Rabbi Ben Packer in front of the cave of the patriarchs” link_title=”Red Junger a guest…

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Tour and Work In Hebron

Hebron Project continues… and the Jerusalem Heritage House continues to bring guests to Hebron to tour and to work. [image target=”_self” action=”fancybox” image_action_link=”http://” fancybox_group=”5″ show_border=”1″ align=”none” width=”400″ height=”600″ image_alt=”Rabbi Ben Packer with Guests from the Jerusalem Heritage House in front of the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron. for a day of touring and excavating,…

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Working in the fields of the Shomron

Jerusalem Heritage House went to the Shomron to work on the Vineyard there. [image target=”_self” action=”fancybox” image_action_link=”http://” fancybox_group=”1″ show_border=”1″ align=”none” width=”600″ height=”400″ image_alt=”Heritage House, guests and Director Rabbi Ben Packer Working in the fields of the Shomron near shilo” link_title=”Heritage House, guests and Director Rabbi Ben Packer Working in the fields of the Shomron near…

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Work in Hebron Continues..

the Work to Restore an Ancient Synagogue Continues with a recent trip to the holy city of Hebron. The Project is coming along but there’s still more work to be done. sponsor a trip at www.heritagehouse.org.il/donate [image target=”_self” action=”fancybox” image_action_link=”http://” fancybox_group=”h” show_border=”1″ align=”none” width=”600″ height=”250″ image_alt=”Heritage House Guests, and Rabbi Ben Packer Davening in the Tomb…

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Guests cultivate the Land of Israel, Planting a new vineyard

Jerusalem Heritage House Guests planted over three hundred trees in a new vineyard at the Jewish Community of Aish Kodesh, near Shiloh.   [image target=”_self” action=”fancybox” image_action_link=”http://” fancybox_group=”1″ show_border=”1″ align=”none” width=”600″ height=”400″ image_alt=”” link_title=”” margin_top=”” margin_right=”” margin_bottom=”” margin_left=””]http://www.heritagehouse.org.il/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/groupVinyard.jpg[/image]   Jack Brener a Jerusalem Heritage House “lone” Soldier plants a grape tree. [image target=”_self” action=”fancybox” image_action_link=”http://”…

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Here Comes Shavuot!

In other news on what were doing these post Pesach days leading up to Shavuot – we are continuing the important excavation project of the ancient synagogue in Hevron. [image target=”_self” action=”fancybox” image_action_link=”http://” fancybox_group=”1″ show_border=”1″ align=”none” width=”673″ height=”368″ image_alt=”” link_title=”” margin_top=”” margin_right=”” margin_bottom=”” margin_left=””]http://www.heritagehouse.org.il/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Hebron-Work-0681.jpg[/image] We have made tremendous progress and are planning to install electricity…

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Starting excavations on an Ancient Synagogue in Hebron..

The Jerusalem Heritage House has started excavations on an ancient Synagogue in Hebron, Located near the graves of Ruth and Yishai, this building is thought to be Pre-crusader period and is currently filled with rocks. check back for more progress in the Jerusalem Heritage House’s attempt to excavate the site. [image target=”_self” action=”fancybox” image_action_link=”http://” fancybox_group=”5″…

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