Monthly Archives: October 2012

Berlin Turns 775

Many tourists who visit Berlin find their perceptions of the city’s history dominated by the legacy of the Cold War. Not only does the famous Berlin Wall hold a still sizeable presence, its remains snake through the city; the vast … Continue reading

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Three Paris Museums, by Leib Tropper

Many travelers think of the Eiffel Tower or the Arc de Triomphe when planning their visit to Paris. However, the City of Light provides unparalleled museum opportunities as well. Here are three museums travelers should put on the “must-see” list … Continue reading

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The History of the Siloam Tunnel

Below the City of David, the Siloam Tunnel, also known as Hezekiah’s Tunnel, is one of the oldest surviving remnants of ancient Jerusalem, and is an engineering marvel of the Old World. The 1,500-foot tunnel was built in 701 B.C.E. … Continue reading

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Natural Wonders of Israel: The Dead Sea, By Rabbi Leib Tropper

Israel offers some of the most magnificent natural wonders of the world. One such wonder is the Dead Sea, one of Israel’s most popular attractions. Rabbi Leib Tropper recently returned from a trip to Har HaMenuchot, where he observed the … Continue reading

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Rabbi Leib Tropper Explains a Yeshiva Education

Since grade school, Rabbi Leib Tropper has been entrenched in Torah study. Now a published researcher and scholar, Tropper offers some insights into a religious-based, Jewish education. Q. What is a yeshiva? A. A yeshiva is an educational institution that … Continue reading

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