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  • Blessing On A New..

    By Revital Belz

    January 27, 2015 | 1:10 am

    Growing up in the States, I don’t remember that we made a big deal of Tu Bishvat. One thing on which we were particular was to mark the day by making a “she’hechiyanu” blessing on a new fruit. I remember my mother serving us buxer(carob), a rock-like fruit with an awful taste that...

  • The First English Language Edition of the Social Order Magazine

    By Jeremy Elster

    January 23, 2014 | 2:00 pm

    Welcome to the first ever English language edition of the "Social Order", Israel Social TV's online Magazine. In this edition we cover the following stories from Israel/Palestine: 


    In honor of Tu Bishvat, Rabbis for Human Rights brought 70 volunteers to plant olive tree...