Saturday, February 25, 2023

In memory of my mother

 Shalom Everyone!

Sunday, the 5th of Adar, is my mother's 10th yahrzeit.

Please put a few coins in any charity box in memory of:

Hennia Rachel Bat Shmuel Moonie a"h

Thank you!

You can read an article I wrote in memory of my mother at:

May her memory be for a blessing.

Shavua Tov!


Thursday, February 23, 2023

Updated: The Jerusalem Page

 Hi Everyone!

This week, I updated the Jerusalem page at:

The page includes:

- Lessons, Facts, History

- Attractions / Places to Visit

- Online Guides 

- Activities

- Maps

- Photos

- Videos

- Jerusalem songs with lyrics and translations

- Spotify Jerusalem Song Playlist

- English Hebrew Vocabulary List

- Trivia Quiz

- Stamps

- Clipart

- Coloring Pages

- Jerusalem Medical and Social Services

- Jerusalem Synagogues

- Jerusalem Community Sites / Groups / Mailing Lists

- Jerusalem Facebook Pages / Groups

- Facebook Employment Groups

- Linkedin Employment Job Groups

- Jerusalem Hotels

- Jerusalem Holiday Apartments

- Jerusalem Restaurants 

- Jerusalem Social Organizations / Groups

- Jerusalem Schools /Seminaries / Yeshivot

- Jerusalem Shops / Services


Please share. Thank You!

Shabbat Shalom,

Jacob Richman

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

New Pages: Earthquakes, Emergency Defibrillators in Israel, Emergency Phone Numbers

 Hi Everyone!

I created a new section on my links page at:

The links include:

Behavior During an Earthquake

Emergency Defibrillators in Israel

Israel Emergency and Important Phone Numbers

Please share. Thank you!

Chodesh Tov!


Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Educational and Fun Resources for Purim

 Hi Everyone!


Purim, the fun-filled Jewish holiday, falls on the

14th of the Hebrew month of Adar. This year Purim

begins Monday night March 6, 2023.

In Jerusalem it begins on Tuesday night.


The following resources will help you appreciate and 

enjoy the holiday.


The Jewish Trivia Quiz


Purim Trivia

Why do people eat poppy seeds on Purim ? 

From what tribe was Mordecai ? 

Why was Haman angry at Mordechai ? 

Who was queen of Persia before Esther ? 

Esther had another name, what was it ? 

How many times is Haman's name mentioned in the megillah ? 

What did the king do when he couldn't sleep ? 

What does the word "Esther" mean ? 

How many advisors did king Achashverosh have ? 


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.


English Hebrew Purim vocabulary study sheets.


Free Purim Clipart


Whether you need a picture to attach to your "Mishloach Manot",

a picture for your child's class project, a graphic for your 

synagogue, Hillel or JCC Purim announcement, the Jewish Clipart 

Database has the pictures for you. 

You can copy, save and print the graphics in three different sizes. 


Purim Stickers for Whatsapp

Purim Stickers for Telegram

Purim Humor Files - Purim Shpiel / Plays and funny stuff

Worth printing several to entertain your guests at the 

Purim Seudah - festive meal.


Purim Videos on YouTube

Over 600 videos ranging from Purim Shpiels to funny gags.

New videos will be added as be get closer to Purim.


My Playlist of Purim Songs on Spotify

Purim Photo Gallery

Purim Coloring Pages:

Megilat Esther - Online and PDF - English and Hebrew Versions

New: Purim Hebrew song pages.

including Hebrew videos, Hebrew lyrics,

English translations and English transliterations

To learn more about Purim, I posted on my website 

94 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:

All the links in this message are included on the hotsites page.


Feedback is welcome.


Please share. Thank you!


Have a good day 

and an early Happy Purim!


Thursday, February 9, 2023

New Israeli Educational Stamps

 Hi Everyone!

I posted online images of the new Israeli stamps that 

were issued in February 2023.

Under each stamp is a link to a Hebrew / English PDF file 

with information about the stamp.

* The Traveler Prayer - Tefilat Haderech 

Pioneering Women

* Ada Fishman Maimon

* Shoshana Shababo

* Israel Electric Corporation Centennial

Carnivora in Israel

* Striped hyena - Hyaena hyaena

* Marbled polecat - Vormela peregusna

* Wildcat - Felis sylvestris lybica

* Golden jackal - Canis aureus

* Egyptian mongoose - Herpestes ichneumon

* The Standards Institution of Israel Centenial


Please share. Thank You!

Shabbat Shalom,

Jacob Richman

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Updated: Learn Hebrew Tongue Twisters

 Hi Everyone!

The Hebrew Tongue Twister page has 22 tongue twisters.

The Hebrew text includes nikud [vowels] and there is an

English transliteration and translation translation.


Please share. Thank you!

Have a good night.


Wednesday, February 1, 2023

In Memory of Astronaut Ilan Ramon z"l

 In Memory of Astronaut Ilan Ramon z"l

Zemer Nugeh - HaTishma Koli

A Sad Melody - Will you Hear my Voice

May his memory be for a blessing.

Shabbat Shalom,