Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Updated: 72 Lag Ba'Omer Cakes from around the Net



 Hi Everyone!


I updated the Lag Ba'Omer Cakes page.

There are now 72 cakes and 1 vegetable platter at:

https://jr.co.il/humor/jewish-34.htm


Page 33 is for Lag Ba'Omer plan B:

https://jr.co.il/humor/jewish-33.htm


Educational and Fun Resources for Lag Ba'Omer

https://jr.co.il/hotsites/lag-ba-omer.htm


Lag Ba'Omer Sameach!

Jacob Richman

jrichman@jr.co.il



Sunday, May 15, 2022

77 Hebrew Proverbs and Sayings with English transliterations and translations



 Hi Everyone!


I updated the proverbs page at:

https://jr.co.il/hebrew/proverbs.htm


77 Hebrew Proverbs and Sayings with 

English transliterations and translations


Feedback is welcome.


Please share. Thank you!


Have a good week.

Shavua Tov,

Jacob Richman

jrichman@jr.co.il






Thursday, May 12, 2022

Educational and Fun Resources for Lag Ba'Omer


 

Hi Everyone!


The Jewish festival "Lag Ba'Omer" is Thursday, May 19, 2022. 

If you are flying over Israel on Wednesday night, May 18, and you 

look down out of your plane, you will see thousands of bonfires 

dotting the landscape as far as the eye can see. There are various 

customs and explanations for these celebrations.


I posted on my website 48 links to learn about "Lag Ba'Omer".

The address is:

https://jr.co.il/hotsites/lag-ba-omer.htm


Lag Ba'Omer Spotify song playlist at:

http://bit.ly/jrichman-spotify-lag-baomer


Enjoy the bonfires!


FYI: 

I am currently updating the links for Yom Yerushalayim,

Jerusalem Day, which is celebrated this year on May 29, 2022.


Educational resources:

https://jr.co.il/hotsites/jerusalem.htm


Videos about Jerusalem:

https://jr.co.il/videos/jerusalem-videos.htm


Jerusalem Song Pages

https://jr.co.il/links/#hebrew-songs-jerusalem


I will be updating the Shavuot hotsites at:

https://jr.co.il/hotsites/shavuot.htm


Please share the links. Thank You!


Shabbat Shalom,

Jacob Richman

jrichman@jr.co.il


Monday, May 2, 2022

Educational and Fun Resources for Israel Independence Day



 Hi Everyone!


Israel Independence Day is celebrated this year

on Thursday, May 5, 2022.

All the resources and links below are located online at:

https://jr.co.il/hotsites/israel-resources.htm


The Jewish Trivia Quiz - topic: Israel

https://jewish-trivia.com


What is the national emblem of Israel ?

Who was the first president of Israel ?

What was the 1917 British Balfour Declaration ?

What is Israel's Internet country code ?

What was "Operation Babylon" ?

Who were the first two countries to recognize Israel ?

What are Amos and Offeq ?

How many languages are engraved on Israeli coins used today ?


The above questions are examples from over 200 multiple-choice 

questions about Israel. There are two levels of questions, two timer settings.

Both kids and adults will find it entertaining and educational.


English Hebrew Israel vocabulary study sheets.

Learn Hebrew words related to Israel Independence Day.

https://english-hebrew-dictionary.com/israel-1.htm


Free Israel Clipart

https://jewish-clipart.com


Whether you need a picture for your child's class project,

a graphic for your synagogue, Hillel or JCC Israel event

announcement, the Jewish Clipart Database has the pictures

for you. You can copy, save and print the graphics in three

different sizes.


Prayers for the welfare of the State of Israel and

for members of the IDF.

https://jr.co.il/prayers/index.html

I included the Hebrew prayers with nikud and English translations.


Israel Videos on YouTube

https://jr.co.il/videos/israel-videos.htm

There are over 600 videos about Israel on the site.

There is something for everyone.

Additional new videos will be added this week.


Israeli and Hebrew songs.


60 Hebrew song pages including Hebrew videos, Hebrew lyrics,

English transliterations and translations.

https://jr.co.il/links/#hebrew-songs


Jacob Richman's Spotify Hebrew Songs Playlist

http://bit.ly/spotify-jrichman-hebrew


The "Hatikvah" Page

https://jr.co.il/hatikva.htm

includes 15 unique videos of Hatikva


170 Videos of "Adon Olam"

https://jr.co.il/videos/adon-olam.htm

The page includes lyrics in Hebrew with Nikud

and an English translation.

170 melodies to this well know prayer / song.


Last but not least, I posted on my website 130 links

about Israel, ranging from history and tourism to

photographs and stamps.

The address is:

https://jr.co.il/hotsites/israel-resources.htm


Please forward this message. Thank You!


Chodesh Tov and Yom Ha'atzmaut Sameach!

Jacob Richman

jrichman@jr.co.il



Sunday, April 24, 2022

Educational Resources for Yom HaShoah - Holocaust Remembrance Day - Thursday, April 28, 2022



 Shalom.

Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, is Thursday, April 28, 2022.

I posted on my website 182 links to learn about the Holocaust.

Site languages include English, Hebrew, Arabic, French, German,

Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.


The address is:

https://jr.co.il/hotsites/holocaust.htm


Please forward this message.

Thank you.


We must not forget.


Jacob Richman

jrichman@jr.co.il


My JR.CO.IL Website 26th Anniversary



 Hi Everyone!


26 years ago, April 24, 1996, I launched my jr.co.il website.

I started with several dozen pages and the site today 

has over 13 gigabytes of information including 

over 40,000 photos and images.


I posted several JR historical items at:

https://jr.co.il/jr-nostalgia/index.html


Enjoy the stroll down memory lane.


Shavua Tov,

Jacob Richman

jrichman@jr.co.il


Sunday, April 3, 2022

Educational Resources, Videos and Humor pages for Passover



 Hi Everyone! 

 

Passover is a Jewish holiday, of Biblical origin, marking the 

birth of the Jews as a people and their emergence as a unique 

nation in history, devoted to G-d's will. It celebrates the 

liberation of the children of Israel from slavery in Egypt 

over 3000 years ago, under the leadership of Moses. 

 

This year, Passover begins on Friday night, April 15, 2022

 

The Jewish Trivia Quiz - Passover Trivia 

https://jewish-trivia.com 

 

In which Hebrew month is Passover celebrated ? 

Why do we eat matzah during Passover ? 

How old was Moshe's mother when she gave birth to Moshe ? 

How long did the Jews' exile in Egypt last ? 

Where did the Jews live in Egypt ? 

How many days did the plague of blood last ? 

What happened to Pharoh's daughter, Batiya, when the 

Jewish people left Egypt ? 

 

The above questions are examples from the multiple choice 

quiz. There are two levels of questions, two timer settings. 

Both kids and adults will find it enjoyable. 

 

My English Hebrew Dictionary - Passover Vocabulary 

https://english-hebrew-dictionary.com/passover-1.htm

 

Free Passover Clipart 

https://jewish-clipart.com

You can copy, save and print the graphics in 

three different sizes. 

 

Cool Passover Videos 

https://jr.co.il/videos/passover-videos.htm

Over 760 Cool Passover video links. 

There is something for everyone. 

Additional videos will be added as we get closer to Passover

 

The Passover Humor Files 

https://jr.co.il/humor/passover.htm

 

Over 160 Passover humor files ranging from funny jokes and 

stories to song parodies. You may want to print several of 

them before Passover and distribute copies to your family 

between the seder meal courses. Both kids and adults 

will find them entertaining and even educational. 

 

My Passover Songs Playlist on Spotify

Over 170 Passover related songs in Hebrew and English

http://bit.ly/spotify-jrichman-passover

 

Passover Song Pages - Hebrew Lyrics, Videos, 

English Translations & Transliterations

https://jr.co.il/links/#hebrew-songs-passover


To learn more about Passover, I posted on my website 

140 site links, ranging from from laws and customs to games and 

recipes. Site languages include English, Hebrew, Russian, 

Spanish, French, Portuguese, German and Italian. 

 

The address is: 

https://jr.co.il/hotsites/passover.htm

 

Please Share. Thank you! 

 

Enjoy! 

 

Shavua Tov!

Have a Good Week!

Jacob Richman

jrichman@jr.co.il