In The Days of Achashverosh

Join tour guide Nachliel Selavan on a virtual tour of the places where the Purim story took place.

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Tu BiShvat Seder

Join Rabbi Doron Perez and family for a Seder Tu BiShvat, exploring the deeper meaning of the mystical Seder and the seven species of Eretz Yisrael and gaining a greater appreciation for the produce of Israel.

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What you need to set up the table:
Grain products, such as bread or crackers, wine, grapes or raisins, olives or olive oil, dates or date honey, figs, pomegranates. You may also add items for the blessings of ha’adama and shehakol.

A Taste of Israel

Israeli wine enthusiast David M. Weinberg shares his tasting notes with you from several boutique Israeli wineries, recommending the best wines to drink this Tu BiShvat.

Wines being tasted:
Teperberg Essence Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
Shiloh Secret Reserve Shiraz 2017, and Shiloh Rose 2020
‘C’ Blanc du Castel 2019 (Chardonnay)
Flam Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2018
Yatir Creek Red 2016 (Syrah, Tannat, Malbec blend)

A Mizrachi Chanukah – Candle 7

This program includes candle-lighting from Vienna, a thought from Rabbi Sacks zt”l on “The Light of the Spirit that Never Dies” and mini-tours of Shilo Olive Press with Eve Harow & Har HaZeitim with Rabbi Ken Spiro. Rabbi Menachem Leibtag shares a thought on Olives, Oil and Chanukat HaMikdash, and we spotlight our modern-day Maccabee, Rabbi Yehudah Glick.

A Mizrachi Chanukah – Candle 8

A global candle-lighting from Mizrachi leaders around the world opens our last day of Chanukah programming, followed by a visit to the Golden Menorah in the Old City with Rabbi Ken Spiro, and a Chanukah thought from Rabbi Sacks zt”l on “The First Clash of Civilizations”. Rabbanit Shani Taragin shares an idea on Torah vs Greek Wisdom, and our modern-day Maccabee is World Mizrachi’s 100-year-old President, Kurt Rothschild.

A Mizrachi Chanukah – Candle 4

Our Chanukah program features candle-lighting from the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin and a thought from Rabbi Sacks zt”l on “Chanukah in our Time”. Shulie Mishkin will guide you though a Hasmonean Army Base, Rabbi Yosef Zvi Rimon shares an insight in Jewish Independence, Tefillah and Faith, and we meet our modern-day Maccabee, Rabbi Yosef Mendelevich.

A Mizrachi Chanukah – Candle 5

A candle-lighting from Athens in Greece and a tour of the Jaffa Gate and the Hasmonean Walls with Rabbi Ken Spiro are part of this program, as well as a Chanukah thought from Rabbi Sacks zt”l on “Inspired by Faith, We Can Change the World”. Dr. Yael Ziegler shares an idea on the Centrality of Jerusalem, and our modern-day Maccabee is Minister of Jerusalem Affairs, Rabbi Rafi Peretz.