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93% OF TOURISTS RANK VISIT TO ISRAEL AS GOOD TO EXCELLENT









The 2018 Inbound Tourism Survey from the Israel Ministry of Tourism has just been published based on responses from 15,000 tourists and the results are mostly encouraging. Here are some of the details:     93% of tourists ranked their visit as good to excellent



                     ASK THE RABBI


COMMON LAW UNIONS


By RABBI DR. RAYMOND APPLE


Q. Does Jewish law recognize common law unions?
A. Jewish law believes in marriage. The Torah says, "A man shall leave his father and mother and cling to his wife, so that they become one person" (Gen. 2:24). According to rabbinic interpretation (Mishnah Kiddushin), there are three ways to create a marriage – giving the woman an object of value ("kesef"), giving her a document ("sh’tar") and cohabiting with her ("bi’ah").

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While excavating the premises of the Great Synagogue of Vilna in Vilnius Old Town, archaeologists have unveiled two out of four pillars that were surrounding the pulpit (the Bimah). Apart from discovering the pillars, the researchers have unveiled writings carved into the walls situated next to Bimah, a cellar containing 300 coins, a Mikva (ritual pool), and 16th-century tiles.


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ARCHAEOLOGISTS UNCOVERS 1 OF 2 MOST SACRED PARTS OF GREAT SYNAGOGUE OF VILNA









While excavating the premises of the Great Synagogue of Vilna in Vilnius Old Town, archaeologists have unveiled two out of four pillars that were surrounding the pulpit (the Bimah).  Apart from discovering the pillars, the researchers have unveiled writings carved into the walls situated next to Bimah, a cellar containing 300 coins, a Mikva (ritual pool), and 16th-century tiles.

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