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Deborah Fineblum, JNS
Deborah Fineblum, JNS

Lag b'Omer festivities on Mt. Meron in northern Israel, 2015. (Basel Awidat/Flash90)

From caves to shaves: the Lag b’Omer Top 10

By Deborah Fineblum Lag b’Omer isn’t one of the best-known Jewish holidays — though some may notice that the men whose faces have grown fairly fuzzy following...

A look inside Jerusalem's new Hebrew Music Museum.

The Hebrew Music Museum: Two Levys’ dream

By Deborah Fineblum, JNS Is it a coincidence that the two people most intimately involved in creating the Hebrew Music Museum are both Levys, descendants of the ancient...

Why fast on Yom Kippur?

By Deborah Fineblum, JNS HERUT Shitrid vividly recalls the first Yom Kippur she fasted. She was only 10, but somehow she was able to make it through the whole day. “I...

Lag b’Omer…when I was a kid

By Deborah Fineblum, JNS ONE of Pnina Newirth’’s earliest childhood memories is a trip to Mount Meron on Lag b’’Omer. But this was no ordinary family...