Monday, June 23, 2014

New Israeli Educational Stamps including Amphibians in Israel

Hi Everyone!

I scanned and posted on my website the new Israeli stamps
that were issued in June 2014.

I included the stamp itself, the first day cover,
and an English and a Hebrew flyer about the stamp.

Pioneering Women
- Sara Levi-Tanai
- Esther Raab

- Palmer Gate, Haifa

- Israel-Thailand - 60 Years of Friendship - Joint Issue

Amphibians in Israel
- Southern Branded Newt - Ommatotriton vittatus
- Hula Painted Frog - Latonia nigriventer
- Eastern Spadefoot Toad - Pelobates syriacus
- Near Eastern Fire Salamander - Salamandra infraimmaculata

The new stamp images are located at:

I also uploaded the images to a Facebook album.
The address is:

Please share the page. Thank you.

Have a great summer,

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Google Doodle - 60th Birthday of Ilan Ramon z"l

May his memory be for a blessing.

Shabbat Shalom,

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Photos and Video of the Jerusalem Festival of Light

Hi Everyone!

Last night, June 11, I went to see the Jerusalem Festival of Light
in the Old City of Jerusalem.

I took photos of the festival and posted
them online at:

I also took several movie clips and I created a short video at:


Have a good day,

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Chinese and French translations added to Learn Hebrew Phrases with Audio

Hi Everyone!

As of today, the free website, "Learn Hebrew Phrases with Audio",
has four language interfaces: English, Hebrew, French and Chinese.
Russian and Spanish interfaces are scheduled for later this month.
All Hebrew phrases have been translated into the selected language.
The topic list and search function also display in the selected language.

Access the main menu for each language below:





You can switch interface languages from any of the above pages.

"Learn Hebrew Phrases with Audio" is a free online educational
resource to learn Hebrew phrases and sentences.
The site incorporates 54 topics with 1,215 Hebrew phrases
and sentences. The Hebrew phrases are presented as images
with nikud [vowels]. Below each Hebrew phrase is the translation
and transliteration in the selected language.
The high quality audio was created in a sound studio.
The site includes 157 Hebrew study sheets for learning offline.

Please share the site with anyone that would like to learn or
improve their Hebrew.
Thank you.

Have a good day,

Monday, June 9, 2014

Two Free Websites to Learn Hebrew (and English) Summer Vocabulary

Hi Everyone!

Below are two websites to learn Hebrew (and English)
summer vocabulary.

Please share these educational resources with friends.
Thank you!

Have a great summer,
1. My English Hebrew Dictionary

- Summer Vocabulary Study Sheets

- Hotel Vocabulary Study Sheets

2. Learn Hebrew Phrases with Audio

- At the Airport

- Food: Falafel or Shwarma

- Hiking and Camping

- Hotel Check In

- Sports

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Educational Resources for Shavuot

Hi Everyone!

Shavuot is the Jewish holiday that celebrates the giving of the
Torah, the first harvest, and the ripening of the first fruits.
The two day festival (1 day in Israel) begins on Tuesday evening,
June 3, 2014.

The Jewish Trivia Quiz
has a selection of multiple choice questions about Shavuot.

What are the five names of Shavuot ?
On what mountain did Moses receive the Ten Commandments ?
How many letters are there in the Torah ?
In the days of the Temple what did people do on Shavuot ?
Who married Ruth ?
Who was Ruth the great-grandmother of ?
What is the connection between the number 7 and Shavuot ?

The above questions are examples from the multiple choice
Flash quiz. There are two levels of questions and two timer settings.
Adults and children will find The Jewish Trivia Quiz entertaining and

Free Shavuot Clipart

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

Learn Hebrew Phrases with Audio - 22 Shavuot Phrases

My English Hebrew Dictionary - Shavuot Words

My Jewish Games - Shavuot Games
- The Multilingual Word Search Game (English / Hebrew / Russian)
- My Jewish Coloring Book (online / offline)

Cool Shavuot Videos

The Shavuot Facebook Album - Photos and Graphics to share
with friends

To learn more about Shavuot, I posted on my website 55 links,
ranging from laws and customs to games and recipes.
Site languages include English, Hebrew, Russian, Spanish, French
and Portuguese.

The address is:

Please share the holiday resources. Thank you!

Have a Happy Shavuot!
Chag Sameach!