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EXODUS 30:13

EXODUS 30:13

This verse describes the half-shekel dues which were contributed by every Jew to the Temple in Jerusalem. A half-shekel was given, instead of a whole, to impart a beautiful lesson that each person is incomplete unless he is part of a larger community. The post EXODUS 30:13 […]

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Half a Shekel for an Offering

Half a Shekel for an Offering

Noam Chen’s photo of an incredible Second Temple model on display in the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. The model shows ancient Jerusalem at its peak, and was commissioned in 1962 by Hans Koch, in memory of his son who fell in Israel’s War of Independence. The post […]

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Report: Israel Among Top 5 Best Places to Raise Children

Report: Israel Among Top 5 Best Places to Raise Children

According to the InterNations survey’s Family Life Index, in a roundup of the world’s 41 top countries to raise a family in, Israel ranked at an incredible number four. By comparison, the UK came in at 22nd place, the U.S. in 25th, France in eighth, and New […]

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