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Flashback: a look into the reality of the Talmud.

What was the time of the Talmud really like? How were the experiences different? Join Shulie Mishkin and delve into the realia of the daf, based on the archaeology and nature of the land of Israel.

Shulie Mishkin made Aliyah from New York with a Master’s degree in Jewish History from Columbia University. After completing the Ministry of Tourism guide course in 1997, she began guiding professionally and has since taught and guided all ages, from toddlers to retirees. Her tours provide a complete picture of the land of Israel and Jewish heritage, with a strong reliance on sources ranging from the Bible to 19th century travelers’ reports. Alongside her regular guide work, she teaches “tour and text” courses in the Jerusalem institutions of Pardes and Matan as wel as the Women’s Bet Midrash in Efrat and provides tours for special needs students in the 鈥淒arkaynu鈥 program. Shulie lives in Alon Shvut with her husband Jonathan and their five kids.

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Farm to Table

By Shulie Mishkin / August 31, 2021 | 讻状讙 讘讗诇讜诇 转砖驻状讗

Masechet Betzah has a strange name. Are we going to learn about all the different ways to prepare eggs? It is in fact one of…

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Joyous Waters

By Shulie Mishkin / August 23, 2021 | 讟状讜 讘讗诇讜诇 转砖驻状讗

One of the elements that made Sukkot such a joyous holiday in Temple times was the ceremony of the water drawing and the subsequent celebrations…

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Who Knows Four?

By Shulie Mishkin / August 10, 2021 | 讘壮 讘讗诇讜诇 转砖驻状讗

Ask a Jew today what is THE symbol of the Jewish people and chances are she will say the Magen David, the star of David.…

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We’re Building a Sukkah

By Shulie Mishkin / August 3, 2021 | 讻状讛 讘讗讘 转砖驻状讗

Sukkah daf 29 brings to an end two intense chapters on sizes, shapes and styles of sukkot. We talked a lot about s鈥檆hach, imagined very…

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Torah is the Best Merchandise

By Shulie Mishkin / July 27, 2021 | 讬状讞 讘讗讘 转砖驻状讗

鈥淩esh Lakish said: I am the atonement for Rabbi 岣yya and his sons, as initially, when some of the Torah laws were forgotten from the…

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A Sukkah Tale

By Shulie Mishkin / July 22, 2021 | 讬状讙 讘讗讘 转砖驻状讗

Today when we hear the word 鈥渟ukkah鈥 one image pops into the mind of Jewishly knowledgeable people 鈥 a temporary hut erected especially for the…

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Where in the world is the Avoda? Top 5 Locations to See the Action on Yom Kippur

By Shulie Mishkin / July 14, 2021 | 讛壮 讘讗讘 转砖驻状讗
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Remember Me

By Shulie Mishkin / July 13, 2021 | 讚壮 讘讗讘 转砖驻状讗

Welcome to Sukkah, another tractate that is great for the spatially minded and a little harder for the rest of us. Have no fear, dimensions…

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A Day for the Ages

By Shulie Mishkin / July 6, 2021 | 讻状讜 讘转诪讜讝 转砖驻状讗

As we reach the last pages of this long journey called Masechet Yoma, I cannot help but be struck by two contrasts. The first is…

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The Age of Innocence

By Shulie Mishkin / June 29, 2021 | 讬状讟 讘转诪讜讝 转砖驻状讗

诪址转职谞执讬壮 讛址转旨执讬谞讜止拽讜止转 讗值讬谉 诪职注址谞旨执讬谉 讗讜止转指谉 讘旨职讬讜止诐 讛址讻旨执驻旨讜旨专执讬诐, 讗植讘指诇 诪职讞址谞旨职讻执讬谉 讗讜止转指谉 诇执驻职谞值讬 砖讈指谞指讛 讜职诇执驻职谞值讬 砖讈职谞指转址讬执讬诐, 讘旨执砖讈职讘执讬诇 砖讈侄讬旨执讛职讬讜旨 专职讙执讬诇执讬谉 讘旨职诪执爪职讜止转. MISHNA: With regard to the children, one…

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