Sunday, October 29, 2017

100th Anniversary of the Balfour Declaration - November 2, 2017


Hi Everyone!

The 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration is this Thursday,
November 2, 2017

I created a resource page about the Balfour Declaration at:
http://www.jr.co.il/t/balfour-declaration.htm

Feedback is welcome.

Please share. Thank You!

Have a good week,
Shavua Tov,
Jacob Richman
jrichman@jr.co.il


Monday, October 16, 2017

The Noach Page


Hi Everyone!

I updated the Noach Page which has links to children parsha pages, commentary pages, English-Hebrew "animals" vocabulary, songs, humor items, and a section on Noach stamps, graphics and clipart. The page also includes Noach word search game pages in three languages.

The address is:
http://www.jr.co.il/t/noach.htm

In addition to the main Noach page, I have a humor section with a collection of Noach Cartoons from around the net:
http://www.jr.co.il/humor/noach-cartoons.htm

Enjoy and please share the pages with friends. Thank you!

Have a good day!
Jacob


Sunday, October 1, 2017

Educational Resources, Videos and a Cool Photo Gallery about Sukkot


Hi Everyone!

Sukkot is the Jewish holiday that commemorates how protective "Clouds of Glory" surrounded the Jewish people after leaving Egypt during the forty years of wandering in the desert. It also commemorates how the Jews lived in temporary dwellings during that same time. Sukkot begins Wednesday evening, October 4, 2017.

All the links and resources below are posted on the Sukkot resources page at:
http://www.jr.co.il/hotsites/sukkot.htm

The Jewish Trivia Quiz
http://www.jewish-trivia.com
has 35 multiple choice questions about Sukkot.

What is the Hebrew date of the first day of Sukkot ?
What is another name for the Sukkot holiday ?
What does Sukkot commemorate ?
What is the minimum area of a Sukkah as defined in the Talmud ?
What is the maximum height of a Sukkah ?
What does the Aramaic word "Ushpizin" mean ?
Who gets called to the Torah reading on Simchat Torah ?

The above questions are examples from the multiple choice quiz. There are two levels of questions and two timer settings.
For teachers, there is a special print function to select questions and print your own customized quiz. Adults and children will find the quiz entertaining and educational.

My English Hebrew Dictionary - Sukkot Vocabulary Study Sheets
http://www.english-hebrew-dictionary.com/sukkot-1.htm

Free Sukkot Clipart
http://www.jewish-clipart.com

Whether you need a picture for your child's class project, a graphic for your synagogue, Hillel or JCC Sukkot
announcement, the Jewish Clipart Database has the pictures for you. You can copy, save and print the graphics in three different sizes.

Sukkot Cool Videos
http://www.jr.co.il/videos/sukkot-videos.htm
82 cool Sukkot video links.
There is something for everyone.

I posted new photos to the Sukkot Photo Gallery at:
http://www.jr.co.il/hotsites/sukkot-photos.htm

To learn more about Sukkot, I posted on my website 48 site links, ranging from from laws and customs to games and
photos. Site languages include English, Hebrew, Russian, Spanish, French, Portuguese, German and Italian.
The address is:
http://www.jr.co.il/hotsites/sukkot.htm

Please forward this message to friends, so they may benefit from these holiday resources.

Happy Sukkot!
Chag Sukkot Sameach!
Jacob



Thursday, September 14, 2017

New Israeli Educational Stamps including Tishrei Holidays


Hi Everyone!

I scanned and posted on my website the new Israeli stamps that were issued in September 2017.
I included the stamp itself, the first day cover, and an English and a Hebrew flyer about the stamp.

Festivals 5778 / 2017 - The Month of Tishrei
- Selichot Prayers
- Building a Sukkah
- Second Hakafot

- Balfour Declaration Centennial

- Shimon Peres 1923-2016

- Habimah National Theater Centennial

- Israel-Croatia Joint Issue
20 Years of Diplomatic Relations

The new stamp images and flyers are located at:
http://www.history-of-israel.co.il/stamps/index-2017.html
Short sharing address:
http://bit.ly/israel-stamps-2017

Images are also posted on Facebook at:
http://bit.ly/israeli-stamps-2017

Selected stamp images are on Instagram at:
http://instagram.com/jrichman2003/

Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year 5778, begins Wednesday night,
September 20, 2017.

I posted on my website 65 links about Rosh Hashana, ranging
from laws and customs to games and recipes. Site languages
include English, Hebrew, French, German, Italian, Portugese,
Russian and Spanish.

The address is:
http://www.jr.co.il/hotsites/rosh-hashana.htm

This week, I added new photos to the Rosh HaShana Photo Gallery at:
http://www.jr.co.il/hotsites/rosh-hashana-photos.htm

and finally.....
Over 600!! Rosh Hashana Cool Videos
There is something for everyone.
http://www.jr.co.il/videos/rosh-hashana-videos.htm

Additional videos will be added before Rosh Hashana.

Please share the pages. Thank you.

Have a Good Year!
Shana Tova!
Jacob



Tuesday, August 29, 2017

My Aliyah Anniversary - 33 Years in Israel



Hi Everyone!

This week is my aliyah anniversary.
33 years ago, I made aliyah from Brooklyn to Israel.
It was the best decision of my life. I highly recommend it!

Three years ago, I made an aliyah anniversary video and posted it at:
www.jr.co.il/aliyah/30years.htm

May the aliyah from all over the world grow and
bring more Jews back to their homeland, Eretz Yisrael.

Have a good day,
Jacob


Monday, August 28, 2017

3 Year Jewish Holiday Calendar: 5778-5780 / 2017-2020



Hi Everyone!

I created a new, three year, Jewish holiday calendar card which I posted on my website for you to view, download or print.
The address is:
www.jr.co.il/jewish-calendar.htm

There are two image sizes and an Acrobat PDF file.

For best printed results use the Acrobat PDF file.
When printing the PDF file use the print option "fit to print margins".

Please share. Thank you.

Have a Good Year!
Shana Tova!
Jacob Richman
jrichman@jr.co.il


Wednesday, August 23, 2017

English - Hebrew "School" Vocabulary Study Sheets


Hi Everyone!

Get ready for the new school year with the
English - Hebrew "School" vocabulary study sheets at:
www.english-hebrew-dictionary.com/school-1.htm

Please share. Thank you!

Have a good year,
Jacob