Sunday Gospel Painting – Second Sunday of Lent – Mk 9:2-10

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The Revival of Hebrew Language

Hebrew had ceased to be an everyday spoken language somewhere between 200 and 400 CE, declining since the aftermath of the Bar Kochba War. Aramaic and to a lesser extent Greek were already in use as international languages, especially among elites and immigrants.  It survived into the medieval period as the language of Jewish liturgy, Read More

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The stone with Gabriel’s Revelation

Gabriel’s Revelation is a three-foot-tall stone tablet with 87 lines of Hebrew text written in ink, containing a collection of short prophecies written in the first person and dated to the late 1st century BCE. One of the stories allegedly tells of a man who was killed by the Romans and resurrected in three days. It Read More

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The International Holocaust Commemoration Day

The United Nations designated 27 January the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp as an annual International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust, and urged Member States to develop educational programmes to instill the memory of the tragedy in future generations to prevent genocide from occurring again.  It Read More

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Novices of Sion enjoy snow in Jerusalem

Last Friday (20/02), Jerusalem had the highest snowfall of this last season, more than 25 centimeters. The novices of Sion of Ein Karem Community took the opportunity and enjoyed it a lot. Support: Novice Arline

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Sunday Gospel Painting – First Sunday of Lent – Mk 1:12-15

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