Tirtza, mentioned in today’s verse, was an important city of the northern kingdom of Israel, and Jerusalem was the capital of the Judean Kingdom. The beloved, protagonist of Song of Songs, is saying that his loved one is as beautiful as the capitals of Israel, a queen befitting these royal cities. Curious where these places are in modern Israel? Song of Songs mentions numerous locations in the ancient Holy Land that we can identify today. Check out the maps feature on TheIsraelBible.com and get ready to be amazed as ancient text meets modern technology!
The director of Israel’s Ministry of Tourism says he has seen a steady rise in people from all over the world traveling to Israel, even during times of heightened security concerns such as the current wave of terror—and despite the high travel costs.
With the joyful playing of tambourines, Miriam the Prophetess inspired faith in God’s redemption of the Jewish Nation. Today’s women are creatively influencing the path toward universal redemption, so get your tambourines ready! This silver pendant is shaped like a tambourine, like the one Moses’s sister Miriam and her colleagues played after the Exodus from Egypt
Yesterday’s photo featured the Tower of David, also known as the Jerusalem Citadel. Located near the Jaffa Gate entrance to the Old City of Jerusalem, this tower was named thus because it was incorrectly thought to be the site of King David’s palace.
Your articles and G-D’s word are a fresh meal for my soul. It’s exciting to read and begin to understand my Jewish roots since I’m a born again believer who love everything Israel! May Israel live forever, Amen. May the G-D of Israel, the LORD bless thee, and keep thee: The LORD make His face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee: The LORD life up His countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.(Shalom) – Tom Malay