Sunday, June 17, 2012

Haveil Havalim #364

Founded by Soccer Dad, Haveil Havalim is a carnival of Jewish blogs -- a weekly collection of Jewish & Israeli blog highlights, tidbits and points of interest collected from blogs all around the world. It's hosted by different bloggers each week and jointly coordinated through our Facebook Group.

Shira Salamone writes about her take on a controversial prayer in Shelo asani ishah/who did not make me a woman posted at On The Fringe - Al Tzittzit. You can read my thoughts on the same prayer here.

I present my latest installment of answers to questions asked by my readers at Your Questions Answered #9 posted at To Kiss a Mezuzah.

Michael Tzadok Elkohen presents The Purpose of Kabbalah posted at An Aspiring Mekubal.

On a ligher note, Roberta Elisheva Bianchetti offers a Torah-related art project in Parashah Beha'alotekha posted at our Jewish little place.

Eric presents an article by Anthony Reich about Gay Pride in the Holy Land posted at The Israel Situation.

Take a photo tour of some of Jerusalem in Jerusalem in June posted at The Real Jerusalem Streets

Batya treats us to some more photos of Jerusalem in New Views From Jerusalem's Old City posted at Me-Ander.

Ima 2 Seven writes about coping with the unexpected in Trust Fall posted at Ima 2 Seven.

Is this the generation when the son of David comes? See what you think after you read Was the Expulsion from Gaza Prophesized posted at Esser Agaroth.

Although the title overpromises, the narrative and photos are still informative in How to Understand the Middle East in 2 Minutes posted at The Real Jerusalem Streets.

Batya presents Where Do Our Prayers Go? posted at Shiloh Musings, although the post strikes me more as, "Where are the best places to pray, why and how?" than where they go after you utter them.

Batya presents Proud of Shimon Peres? Will He Help Jonathan Pollard? posted at Shiloh Musings.

Although I don't have the same level of sensitivity as Ester, I agree with her about the bad idea of scented packaging that she mentions in Scentsitivities posted at Northern Lights & Reflections.

Miriam finds a different way to spend her time in A Different Directon posted at Miriam's Words.

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