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Jerusalem Community Sedarim

Jerusalem Community Sedarim

I was asked about community Sedarim in Jerusalem. Pls email me – benjysinger@israelk.org with more info of community Sedarim on: Chabbad Baka: Click on here. No Oleh Left Alone for Seder. Click on here. Seder Night organised  by Daniel Winer:

By April 4, 2016 Read More →
PURIM 2016 – MEGILLAH TIMES: Later readings, Round the Clock with Chabad Rechavia, Women’s Readings, Mixed Readings.

PURIM 2016 – MEGILLAH TIMES: Later readings, Round the Clock with Chabad Rechavia, Women’s Readings, Mixed Readings.

Well, it’s Purim again which means you are going to be asking me about times for Megillah Reading. For all the parties,other megilah reading times not listed below and things on over Purim,check out the ISRAELK Zivug Zone FB Group. Make sure to join the ISRAELK  Beit Midrash and ISRAELK Community News FB Groups for […]

By March 21, 2016 Read More →
Deena Levenstein’s Purim 2016 Map of What’s On – Very Useful!!

Deena Levenstein’s Purim 2016 Map of What’s On – Very Useful!!

Well, assuming you’re not too tipsy on Purim and can follow the map, this is well worth using! The Cultural Expert of Jerusalem, Deena Levenstein,  has put this map and listing together of what’s on over Purim 2016. Make sure to check out her Things to do in Jerusalem  FB group for what’s happening culturally […]

By March 14, 2016 Read More →
Mamilla Hanukkah Menorah Lighting Timetable

Mamilla Hanukkah Menorah Lighting Timetable

As many have asked me, here is the timetable for each night of Hanukkah Menorah lighting at Mamilla.

By December 7, 2015 Read More →
Hakafot Shniyot tonight- Updated Listing

Hakafot Shniyot tonight- Updated Listing

So, if you’re still feeling in the Chag mood and haven’t had enough, here are some places you can consider for Hakafot Shniyot tonight: Yonatan and Aaron Razel – Kraft Stadium in Gan Sacher, from 9 pm – Flyer on My Shteiblech FB Page. Shlomo Katz and Solomon Brothers – 12 Emek Refaim, from 8.45 […]

By October 5, 2015 Read More →
Levaya Details – Names of Injured in terror/ Simchat Torah Info for Jerusalem and Tel Aviv/ Hakafot Shniyot/ Second Day YT Davening.

Levaya Details – Names of Injured in terror/ Simchat Torah Info for Jerusalem and Tel Aviv/ Hakafot Shniyot/ Second Day YT Davening.

I’ve lived in Israel for almost 11 years. Writing this post in some ways reflects life here. On the one hand I have listed the levaya details / names of those injured in last nights terror attack in the Old City. But also, I have listed what’s on for Simchat Torah. Life goes on despite everything. […]

By October 4, 2015 Read More →
Jerusalem March 2015

Jerusalem March 2015

Yes, today is the Jerusalem March when the streets of Jerusalem are full of marchers and spectators. Click here for info, directions and routes.

By September 30, 2015 Read More →
Sukkot Activities in Israel

Sukkot Activities in Israel

Yes, the seriousness of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur is over and it’s time to have some fun over Sukkot! I’m doing a listing of what’s on over Sukkot – Chol Hamoed. Please send me info I can add – to benjysinger@israelk.org . Also, here are the Halachot of Arbah Minim and Kedushat Shvitt. Also, […]

By September 24, 2015 Read More →
17th Tammuz Fast: Times, History and Halachot for 3 Weeks.

17th Tammuz Fast: Times, History and Halachot for 3 Weeks.

Today is Fast of 17th Tammuz. 1) Times: Chatzot: 12.42 Mincha Gedolah: 1.18 Plag Haminchah: 6.21 Shkiyah: 7.51 Fast out: 8.10 ( that’s the time I saw in kaluach)/Myzmanim and Torah Tidbits say the fast is over at 8:19. 2) History – What Happened? Click on here. 3) Halachot for 3 Weeks: Click on here. […]

By July 5, 2015 Read More →
Yom Hazikaron Events: Remembering Yoni Jesner Z’L, Song for Unity in memory of Naftali, Gilad and Eyal,  Times and Activities.

Yom Hazikaron Events: Remembering Yoni Jesner Z’L, Song for Unity in memory of Naftali, Gilad and Eyal, Times and Activities.

(Click on the blue hyper-links when you see them for more info) For those of us who made Aliyah, even though Yom Hazikaron is a very powerful day, many who don’t know soldiers who died in action find it hard to connect to the day in a personal way. (Yom Haátzmaut listing throughout Israel- including […]

By April 19, 2015 Read More →