💐🇮🇱 Good Morning from Jerusalem Source: Sharon Gabay – Photographer — in Jerusalem, Israel
Last week, Yaakov Weksler (b. 1943) had his Bar Mitzvah in the Yad Vashem Synagogue. A former Polish Catholic priest, Yaakov (formerly Romuald Waszkinel) discovered at age 35 that he was in fact the son of Jews killed in the Holocaust. In the hopes of saving their infant son’s life, […]
🇮🇱 Western Wall Entrance 1967: Then and Now #AgingChallenge Source: Sharon Gabay – Photographer — in Jerusalem, Israel 🇮🇱 Founding of Tel Aviv 1909: Then and Now #AgingChallenge — in Tel Aviv, Israel
”I arrived at the hospital lying down, and I am leaving on foot.” – Shira Ish Ran, the Israeli woman who was shot by terrorists and critically injured while seven months pregnant. Her unborn child did not survive the attack, however today, one month later, Shira was discharged from Shaare […]
Did you know? Have you ever tried sending a letter to God, Jerusalem?
Headed into Shabbat like .. 😜 Source: Jason Cohen — in Jerusalem, Israel
💙 Shabbat Shalom from Jerusalem Israel Source: Sharon Gabay – Photographer — in Jerusalem, Israel
🇮🇱💪🏼 #AmYisraelChai 💙 Have a Good Week #ShavuahTov Source: Noam Chen – Photographer | נועם חן – צלם— in Jerusalem, Israel
Then and Wow 🇮🇱 Jerusalem’s Mamilla mall in 1949 and now. Source: Sharon Gabay – Photographer — in Jerusalem, Israel
♥️ Source: Sharon Gabay – Photographer — in Jerusalem, Israel.
IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER: Revised December 1, 2018 Andy Cohen June 2018/ Photo: Andy Cohen Prince William June 2018/ Photo: The Royal Family Jerry and Jessica Seinfeld & Family January 2018/ Photo: Jessica Seinfeld Conan O’Brien August 2017/ Photo: Conan O’Brien Justin Timberlake May 2014/ Photo: Justin Timberlake Mariah Carey […]
November 2018 marked 5 years since my father passed away. Humans of Judaism was created in his memory, in an effort to share the good within the community. My dad is buried in Israel and this trip was planned to honor his memory. Below are some snapshots and moments from […]
When planning this trip to Israel, it was important to prioritize a visit to Yad Vashem: World Holocaust Center, Jerusalem. Yad Vashem is Israel’s official memorial to the victims of the Holocaust. I invited along my incredible friend JamieGeller.com and her mother to share in the experience. Having been there […]
🕎🔜 Chanukah preparations are underway in Jerusalem. The Chanukiah was delivered to the Western Wall today ahead of the upcoming holiday which begins this coming Sunday night. Source: @western_wall_news
Then and WOW! 🇮🇱 Check out this incredible collection of before and after photos of some familiar spots in Jerusalem. Source: Sharon Gabay – Photographer
It is extremely meaningful to be here right now. 5 years ago pretty much to the day, my brothers flew with my fathers body to Israel for a 2nd funeral and burial. There was a man in the back of the Israel funeral that my brothers did not know. It […]
✡️📝 Posted on the Wall. As promised, I printed out all of your prayers, from comments here and on Facebook, private messages, emails and special requests. Each note was carefully folded and placed in the cracks firmly! Thank you for trusting me as your messenger, may everyone’s prayers be answered.
“I am in Israel on behalf of @HumansOfJudaism for my father’s 5th yertzeit (memorial); I started Humans of Judaism in my year of mourning with the intent to do something meaningful in his memory. It has been five years, so I am here to mark the occasion. The Churva Shul, […]
It’s Friday of Thanksgiving weekend and I’m in Israel, but not alone. I met up with the Nefesh B’Nefesh-FIDF Lone Soldiers, who also are not alone. There was one soldier in particular that I was fortunate to meet. Meir and Sarah Riebenfeld narrowly escaped Nazi Germany in 1936 to build […]
🇮🇱🦃 Today is Thanksgiving back home and I can’t help but to feel thankful for being here in Israel. Humans of Judaism was started in my father’s memory with the intent to share the good in the Jewish community, provide comfort and strength. This trip to Israel is for my […]
“I spent my first Shabbat at the Western Wall, which was a surreal and powerful experience. I’m not a religious person, but to touch a wall that has been visited by so many people from different backgrounds who each brought their different hopes, dreams, and sorrows, was enough to move […]
How about a quick run through the Jerusalem shuk (market) on a Friday #shabbatshalom Source: GO Kosher Travel via Bentzi Sasson
As posted on Humans of Judaism’s Instagram story, I asked and you answered. Here are the top responses (in no particular order):
🇮🇱 ירושלים של זהב 💛 City of Gold Source: Sharon Gabay – Art Photographer
♥️ This. “Tell Aaron and his sons, This is how you are to bless the Israelites. Say to them: “The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace. […]
#BirkatCohanim at the Western Wall #CholHamoed Happy Sukkot #ChagSameach Source: Bentzi Sasson View this post on Instagram 👉🏽 Swipe for More #BirkatCohanim at the Western Wall #CholHamoed 🍋🌿 Happy Sukkot #ChagSameach 📷 @bentzis 🌎 Jerusalem, Israel 📰 Everyone Has A Story, What's Yours? 📧 email@example.com 📱 www.humansofjudaism.com #⃣ #humansofjudaism A […]
Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovitch and Western Wall maintenance workers clean the holy site, prior to Rosh Hashanah and remove #prayer notes left in the cracks of the wall. Additonally, officials from the Israel Antiques Authority inspect the structural integrity of the wall by checking for cracks and movement in the higher […]
Source: @gonahmias StandWithUs
✡️ #brothers Source: Sharon Gabay – Art Photographer
Of course the first stop on my trip to Israel had to be my favorite place in the entire world, the Western Wall. It occurred to me that this might be a good opportunity to connect with Humans of Judaism followers. The thought was to go live at the Western Wall […]
This is Israel. Photo: Sharon Gabay – Art Photographer — in Jerusalem, Israel.