Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Chanukah Page and over 500 Chanukah Videos

Hi Everyone!

Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, is observed for eight days, beginning on the evening of the 25th day of the Hebrew month of Kislev. This year Chanukah starts Tuesday night, December 16, 2014.

Chanukah is a wonderful holiday of renewed dedication, faith, hope and spiritual light. It's a holiday that says: "Never lose hope." Chanukah commemorates the victory of a small band of Maccabees over the pagan Syrian-Greeks who ruled over Israel.

The Chanukah Page includes lesson sites in several languages, videos, songs, English Hebrew vocabulary lists, recipes, games, humor, photos, clipart and a map of the sites of the Maccabees 166-161 BCE.

The address is:

The Chanukah Video Page has links to over 500 cool Chanukah videos at:

The video page will be updated several times a week as we get closer to Chanukah. Suggestions for new video additions are welcome.


Have a good night,

Thursday, November 6, 2014

The Train Ride that I will Never Forget

Hi Everyone!

I had the privilege to see something totally amazing.
Please read it and share.

Have a good day,

Computer Jobs in Israel (CJI) is Back!

Hi Everyone!

It has been eight months since the last CJI report.
I decided to restart the CJI reports and plan to send out the next report during the second week of November.

I am restarting the CJI list on a new mail sever (Mad Mimi). There are currently thousands of subscribers on the old PHP List server. There are probably many expired email addresses on the old list.

To avoid problems on the new server, I am not transferring the old emails to the new system. All subscribers (yes, including those subscribed over 18 years ago) need to subscribe again at:

After you add your name and email, you will get an email to confirm your subscription. You must click on the email link to finalize your subscription. The whole process should take less than 2 minutes.

If your company has computer related open positions in Israel, they can send them to me in the format listed at:

Have a good day,
Jacob Richman

Monday, October 27, 2014

My English Hebrew Dictionary - Winter Vocabulary

Hi Everyone!

I created a set of English Hebrew winter vocabulary study sheets with 84 winter related words.

The address is:

Please forward this message to anyone that may be interested in learning Hebrew. Thanks!

Have a good day,
Jacob Richman

Sunday, October 19, 2014

New: The Shabbat Page, Updated: The Noach Page

Hi Everyone!

I created The Shabbat Page on my website at:
The page includes Lessons, Parsha pages, Videos, English Hebrew Vocabulary Lists, Recipes, Games and Clipart about Shabbat.

The address is:

I also updated the Noach Page which has links to children parsha pages, commentary pages, songs, humor items (including the Bill Cosby Noach skit), and a section on Noach stamps, graphics and clipart.

The address is:

Enjoy both pages.
Feedback is welcome.

Please share the pages with friends. Thank you.

Have a good week,
Shavua Tov,

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Photos of Sukkot in Jerusalem

Hi Everyone!

Tonight, Tuesday night Chol Hamoed Sukkot, I took a walk in Jerusalem and took photos of Sukkot including the Jerusalem Light Rail, Kikar Safra (city hall) and restaurants in the center of town.

I posted the photos at:

I also copied them to a Facebook album at:

Enjoy the photos and please share with friends.

Moadim L'simcha!

Monday, October 6, 2014

Educational Resources and Cool Videos about Sukkot

Hi Everyone!

Sukkot is the Jewish holiday that commemorates how protective "Clouds of Glory" surrounded the Jewish people after leaving Egypt during the forty years of wandering in the desert. It also commemorates how the Jews lived in temporary dwellings during that same time.
Sukkot begins Wednesday night, October 8, 2014.

All the links and resources below are posted on the Sukkot resources page at:

My English Hebrew Dictionary - Sukkot Vocabulary Study Sheets

Learn 23 Hebrew Sukkot Phrases with Audio

Sukkot Hebrew Songs with Audio, Hebrew Text (with Nikud), English Translations

Free Sukkot Clipart

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

Sukkot Cool Videos
68 cool Sukkot video links.
There is something for everyone.

To learn more about Sukkot, I posted on my website 56 site links, ranging from from laws and customs to games and photos. Site languages include English, Hebrew, Russian, Spanish, French, Portuguese, German and Italian.

The address is:

Please forward this message to friends, so they may benefit from these holiday resources.

Happy Sukkot!
Chag Sukkot Sameach!