One Hope Wine

The Jerusalem Connection’s mission is to inform, educate and activate support for Israel and the Jewish people. We invite you to participate in our calling during this holiday season through this unique fundraiser. Buy special bottles of wine for the loved ones in your life and ten percent of the proceeds go directly to Jerusalem…

Red Alert: Part 1, Interview with Dara Horn. What do we have to gain from perspective?

By Amy Zewe— You are invited to join me this week, Nov. 24, and next, for an exciting interview with writer and podcaster Dara Horn. Dara is an established novelist and recently published her first non-fiction book called People Love Dead Jews. Dara’s repertoire of work also includes essays and articles published in a variety…

Ruins of a Hellenistic fortress show ‘tangible evidence’ of Hanukkah story, Israeli archaeologists say

By Shira Hanau, JTA.ORG— Archaeologists excavating a 2,100-year-old fortress say it provides “tangible evidence” of the events from the Hanukkah story. The site, located west of Hebron in the Lachish Forest, includes remnants of a fortress made of stone and wood that the archaeologists working with the Israel Antiquities Authority believe was burned by the…