Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Google Doodle - Israel Independence Day 2015


Hi Everyone!

Google posted its Google Doodle for Israel Independence Day 2015.
You can view other cool Google Doodles at:
www.jr.co.il/t/doodles/index-2015.htm

I also added many new videos to the Israel video list at:
www.jr.co.il/videos/israel-videos.htm

Enjoy!

Happy Israel Independence Day!
Yom Ha'atzmaut Sameach!
Jacob Richman
jrichman@jr.co.il



Sunday, April 19, 2015

Educational Resources and Cool Videos for Israel Independence Day


Hi Everyone!

Israel Independence Day is celebrated this year on Thursday, April 23, 2015.

The Jewish Trivia Quiz - topic: Israel
www.jewish-trivia.com

What is the national emblem of Israel ?
"Pehsek Zeman" and "Egozi" are what type of Israeli foods ?
Who was the first president of Israel ?
What was the 1917 British Balfour Declaration ?
What is Israel's Internet country code ?
What was "Operation Babylon" ?
Who were the first two countries to recognize Israel ?
What are Amos and Offeq ?
How many lanuages are engraved on Israeli coins used today ?

The above questions are examples from over 200 multiple-choice questions about Israel. There are two levels of questions, two timer settings. Both kids and adults will find it entertaining and educational.

English Hebrew Israel vocabulary study sheets.
www.english-hebrew-dictionary.com/israel-1.htm

Learn 34 "Israel" Hebrew Phrases
www.in-hebrew.co.il/he441.htm

Free Israel Clipart
www.jewish-clipart.com

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

Israel Videos on YouTube
www.jr.co.il/videos/israel-videos.htm
There are now 416 videos about Israel on the site.
There is something for everyone.
Enjoy!

Last but not least, I posted on my website 154 links about Israel, ranging from history and tourism to photographs and stamps.
All 154 links have been reviewed / checked this week.

The address is:
www.jr.co.il/hotsites/israel-resources.htm

Please forward this message. Thank You!

Happy Israel Independence Day!
Yom Ha'Atzmaut Sameach!

Jacob


Tuesday, April 14, 2015

English - Hebrew "Israel" Vocabulary

Hi Everyone!

Yom Ha'atzmaut is next week and it is time to brush up on your "Israel" Hebrew vocabulary. The 9 study sheets contain 54 Israel related words / phrases.

www.english-hebrew-dictionary.com/israel-1.htm

I also updated the educational resources for Israel Independence Day at:
www.jr.co.il/hotsites/israel-resources.htm

Please share the pages with friends. Thank you!

Have a good day,
Jacob


Monday, April 13, 2015

Educational Resources about the Holocaust


Shalom.

Holocaust Remembrance Day is Thursday, April 16, 2015.

I posted on my website 176 links to learn about the Holocaust. Site languages include English, Hebrew, Arabic, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

The website address is:

www.jr.co.il/hotsites/holocaust.htm

Please forward this message.
Thank you.

We must not forget.

Jacob Richman
jrichman@jr.co.il



Wednesday, April 8, 2015

New Israeli Educational Stamps including the Israel Museum 50th Anniversary


Hi Everyone!

I scanned and posted on my website the new Israeli stamps that were issued in April 2015.

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

- The Cyrus Declaration

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem - 50th Anniversary
- Shrine of the Book
- Synagogue Hanukkah Lamp, Eastern Europe, 18th Century
- Turning the World Upside Down, Jerusalem, Anish Kapoor

- Memorial Day

- Zion Mule Corps - 100th Anniversary

- Ashdod Port - 50th Anniversary

- Fields of Tomorrow - Expo 2015, Milano

The new stamp images are located at:
www.history-of-israel.co.il/stamps/index-2015.html

I also uploaded the images to a Facebook album.
The address is:
http://bit.ly/israeli-stamps-2015

Please share the pages. Thank you.

Happy Passover!
Moadim L'Simcha!

Jacob

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

403 Passover Videos including 56 new ones


Hi Everyone!

I have been updating the Passover video list at:
www.jr.co.il/videos/passover-videos.htm

The updated list has 56 new videos for Passover including these:


- Passover Seder Rube Goldberg Machine from Technion in Israel
- The Maccabeats - Dayenu - Passover
- Six13 - Uptown Passover
- Aish: Passover Funk - "Uptown Funk" Parody
- Boys Town Jerusalem Sing Ma Nishtana
- Mama Doni Band - Streit's 4th Annual Passover Palooza
- Can't Eat This - Passover Parody (U Can't Touch This) by Julie Geller
- Part the Waters song by Julie Geller
- Rabbi Shlomo Riskin on Parshat Tzav
- Boca Raton Hillel Day School Pesach Video
- JJEP Happy For Pesach
- Children's Pesach Hebrew Songs (Hop Channel)
- A Bissel of Pesach
- Passover Seders at the Home of Yiddish Writer Solomon Simon
- Joy of Kosher: Creamy Peach & Banana Matzo Brie Bake
- Chabad Naples: Model Matzah Bakery
- The 2015 Pesach Miracle (commercial)
- Not Just Kind, by Shlomo Horwitz
- Hebrew Pesach Commercial (Supersol Deal)
- Colel Chabad Pesach 2015
- Happy Pesach! Pesach with Akiva 2015
- Passover Seder - Mendy Pellin Stand up Comedy
- Pesach Video Hand in Hand in Israel
- 6th Grade in Nahariah Israel making Matzot
- Hebrew Pesach Commercial (Isracard)
- Pesach is Coming - Time for Matzah Baking!
- JMT: Sing Along with Us to Ma Nishtana (The Four Questions)
- JFS Pesach Greeting 2015
- Aryeh Rosenfield - Passover
- Chabad 5 Towns Passover Music Video
- Bnot Sherut 2015 BMA- Passover Video
- University of Haifa Passover Clip
- Passover Seders 2015 at Chabad NDG
- Happy Passover from the Mayor of Bat Yam (Hebrew)
- Harry's Video Blog - Pharoah's Pajamas: Passover
- Ambassador Shapiro Prepares for Pesach in Kfar Chabbad
- The Wondering Jew: Why do we clean so much for Pesach?
- Uptown Passover Funk Mashup
- Temple Emunah Presents "The Animated 10 Plagues of Passover"
- Passover: Food & Diet, Cantor Mo Glazman
- Rav Rimon - Kashering an Oven for Pesach (Hebrew with English subs.)
- Pesach Preparations in Tsfat 2 (comic relief)
- Hanc Third Grade Pesach Adventure
- Renowned Chazzan R’ Pinchos Rabinovicz at Matzah Bakery
- My Passover Seder feat. The Jabberwocks of Brown University
- My Favorite Seder Song "Ki Lo Naeh" (Aryeh Sonnenberg)
- Students of Chofei Hagalil Sing Dayenu (with illustrations)
- Chad Gadya sung by Sassi Keshet (1971)
- Chad Gadya sung by Shmuel Perednik and Amichai Meter
- The Nosher: How to Make Fluffy Matzah Balls
- The Rabbi & The Chef: Passover Episode - Charoset
- Happy Passover from Keren Hayesod UIA
- Chag Pesach Sameach - Photos of Agmon Hahulla
- What's the best thing about Pesach? (Jewish News TV)
- Bruriah Soundbytes Presents: Pesach Time
- IDF Kimcha DPischa in Ramat Eshkol, Jerusalem
- Tomchei Shabbos Pesach Distribution Lakewood
- Passover Party for Shoah Survivors (Tel-Aviv Port)
- Pesach Message from Rabbi Lau - Chief Rabbi of Israel (Hebrew)

Enjoy!

Happy Passover!
Chag Sameach!
Jacob


Sunday, March 22, 2015

Photos of the A.H.A.V.A. Readathon Awards Ceremony in Ma'ale Adumim


Hi Everyone!

Today, March 22, the A.H.A.V.A. Readathon Awards Ceremony took place at Eshkol Hapayis in Ma'ale Adumim.

I posted the photos at:
www.jr.co.il/ma/pic/2015/ma1045.htm

Congratulations to everyone that participated in the readathon.

Shavua Tov,
Jacob