The Declaration That Helped Create Israel – My Jewish Learning

ISRAELI HISTORY
The Letter That Paved the Way for Israel’s Establishment


Today is the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, a major milestone in efforts to create a Jewish state. Find out how it came about and why it was so important.         
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Balabusta
 Pronounced ball-uh-BOOST-uh (oo as in boot), this Yiddish word describes someone who is a skilled Jewish homemaker. More Yiddish words.
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Can You Distinguish Between These Jewish Myths and Facts?
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WEEKLY TORAH PORTION
Parashat Vayera
Genesis 18:1-22:24
SUMMARY
In this passage, God destroys Sodom and Gomorrah, despite Abraham’s pleas, and Abraham almost sacrifices his long-awaited son, Isaac. Learn more.
 
COMMENTARY
The Torah chronicles the pain of infertility and the ongoing hope for a child. Read more.
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STEVE & LAURIE MARTIN - LOVE FOR HIS PEOPLE FOUNDERS My good wife Laurie and I (45 years in October 2022!), through the ministry of Love For His People we founded in 2010, give love and support for our friends in Israel and in other nations with friendship, humanitarian aid, and social media support, along with Steve's messages, and our Ahava Adventures trips to Israel. Steve has also authored and published 34 books. We live in the Charlotte, NC area. We have four adult children, spouses, and eight grandkids.

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