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A peek at Tzur Hadassah’s first and only mikvah [PHOTOS]

It’s been nearly a decade, I believe, but here it is – started with allotted government funds, ended with a generous donation – the long-despised, the long-awaited, Tzur Hadassah mikvah. The ‘grand opening’ ceremony was earlier this evening. I was totally surprised to find a facility on par with American/Australian counterparts: The reception: The bridal […]

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Fifty-Two Frames: Books

Recently, our town added a completely cute new feature to our bus stops: book shelves!   I started to read random books to my kids while killing time after gan. What a lovely example. Week 21: Books “A new book smells great. An old book smells even better. An old book smells like ancient Egypt.” […]

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Fifty-Two Frames: Greetings from…

Week 4: Greetings from… Greetings from… Tzur Hadassah!  We’re a small (but growing!), diverse, open town in the Judean Hills, Israel. The population includes 96% humans, 3% canines, and… 1% horses.

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If rocks could speak

The Lorax said nothing. Just gave me a glance… just gave me a very sad, sad backward glance… as he lifted himself by the seat of his pants.  – The Lorax by Dr. Seuss They tore down one of my favorite Tzur Hadassah forests and the only thing left standing doesn’t give a…

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Small town feeding a small army, or: calling all Israeli mothers of Tzur Hadassah

Welcome to some good ole fashion small town love. Tzur Hadassah’s natural surroundings are a bit of a training ground for Tzahal ground troops. Every so often we’ll spot them midnight marching down our dead end street through the nature preserve, on their way to spend the night doing – whatever it is; the end […]