Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Pictures of Yom Haatzmaut in Ma'ale Adumim

Hi Everyone!

Today, April 29, 2009 was Israel Independence Day.
I took pictures of the celebration picnics and the IDF exhibition in the valley near the entrance to Ma'ale Adumim.

I posted the pictures online at:

Enjoy the pictures.
Happy 61st Birthday Israel.

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Educational Resources and Cool Videos for Israel Independence Day

Hi Everyone!

Israel Independence Day is celebrated this year on Wednesday, April 29, 2009.

I posted on my website 102 links about Israel, ranging from history and tourism to photographs and stamps.
All 102 links have been reviewed / checked this week.

The web address is:


I gathered links to 85 cool YouTube videos about Israel.
Enjoy the videos at:

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

Happy Israel Independence Day!

Sunday, April 19, 2009

167 Educational Websites about the Holocaust


Holocaust Remembrance Day is Tuesday, April 21, 2009. I posted on my website 167 links to learn about the Holocaust. Site languages include English, Hebrew, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. All 167 links have been reviewed / checked this week.

The web address is:

The top of the page should display the 2009 date. If the page has an older date, hold the control key and press the F5 key to refresh your browser with the updated page.

Please forward this message to relatives and friends, so they may benefit from these educational resources.

We must not forget.


Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Pictures of Birkat Hachama

Hi Everyone!

This morning, Nisan 14, 5769 - April 8, 2009, Jews around the world glanced at the sun and recited the blessing on the sun called Birkat HaChama.

I took pictures on top of the roof of the Nusach Achid shul in Ma'ale Adumim and then at the gathering in the S'deh Chemed school yard. I posted the pictures at:

When the first page comes up, press the F11 key on the top of your keyboard for a full page view. Use the icon buttons on the bottom of each page to navigate.

May everyone have a Happy Passover!
Chag Sameach!

Sunday, April 5, 2009

Birkat Hachama Blessing and Educational Resources

Hi Everyone!

On April 8, 2009, the eve of Passover, Jews around the world will rise early, glance at the sun and recite the least-frequently-recited blessing in Judaism: Birkat HaChama, the blessing on the sun. We recite this blessing once every 28 years.

I created a resource page with links to articles and videos about Birkat HaChama. The address is:

Happy Passover,

Thursday, April 2, 2009

The Passover Humor Files

Hi Everyone!

My Passover humor section has over 50 Passover humor files. They range from funny jokes and stories to song parodies. You may want to print several of them before Passover and distribute copies to your family and guests between the seder meal courses. Both kids and adults will find them entertaining (and sometimes educational).

The humor files are located at:

The files include:
- The Computer Engineer's Haggadah
- The Dr. Seuss 4 questions
- An Adam Sandler Passover
- Seder Pickup Lines
- Halachik Issues for Peisach
- Exodus of the 3 Stooges
- Passover Story by The New York Times
- Passover Song (tune of "Hotel California")
- Passover Songs (Beatles Paradoy)
- The Plague Song (tune of "This Old Man” )
- Pharaoh, Pharaoh (tune of "Louie, Louie")
- Pesach Macarena (tune of "Macarena")
- Those Were the Plagues (tune of "Those Were the Days")
- The Ten Plagues (tune of "Adams Family")
- Too Much Passover Cleaning (10 pictures)
- Link to: A Facebook Haggadah

and many more...

Happy Passover,