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Leib Tropper Provides a Brief History of Jerusalem’s Hurva Synagogue

Located in the center of Jerusalem’s Jewish Quarter, the Hurva Synagogue once served as one of the city’s main houses of worship. The original construction began in 1700 and was led by Rabbi Judah the Hassid. In 1721, local residents … Continue reading

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Tips on Traveling to Israel

By Rabbi Leib Tropper Traveling to Israel is exciting and should be stress free. While Israel’s border procedures are known for being rigorous, if one is prepared they are not onerous. Travelers must have their passports and the entry forms … Continue reading

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The Pergamon Museum: Berlin’s Showcase of Antiquity

Rabbi Leib Tropper discusses the Pergamon Museum located on Museum Island in Berlin. The average traveler to Europe may not necessarily think of Berlin when planning an itinerary of museum tours. However, Berlin’s Pergamon Museum holds a world-renowned collection of … Continue reading

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