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“The high mountains are for the ibex; the rocks are a refuge for the hyrax”: A Trip to Ein Gedi and Nachal David

This month’s field trip with Yad Ben Zvi saw us exploring the area of Ein Gedi, in the wake of King David and the Book of Psalms. As many of you no doubt recall, ¬†when David – not yet king … Continue reading

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Musical Mystery Tour

A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog about the influence of the Bible and classical Hebrew literature, on modern Israeli songs – specifically, songs for Shabbat. Today, since half the world seems to be on the move and on … Continue reading

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