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The Age of Babylon and the Valley of the Dry Bones

Last month saw the start of the 2016/17 academic year at Yad Ben Zvi, with a brand new series of Bible study tours linked to Project 929, about which I have written several times in the past. Since, last month, we finished … Continue reading

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Yad Vashem

In a way, there’s a curious kind of appropriateness that this post should come right after the one on the Zamirchor visit, since our partnership with the choir from Bayreuth actually came about as a result of  the vision of … Continue reading

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Never Again

Today in Israel, we marked Holocaust Memorial Day – or,  to give it its full, official title:   יום הזכרון לשואה ולגבורה  –  Yom Hazikaron La’shoa ve’lagvura – Holocaust and Heroism Memorial Day. What is the connection between Holocaust and … Continue reading

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