Galilee

Galilee

Galilee had the strongest religious educational system, surpassing that in Jerusalem and all Judea. Education for all boys began at the age of five. By the age of 12, they were required to memorize the Torah. If, by the time they were 14, and had memorized Joshua and Malachi, they would be regarded as brilliant…

The Bible

The Bible

“IT IS THE MOST WONDERFUL LIBRARY IN THE WORLD. “The history of its compilation, its preservation, its adaptability to the human soul, is full of intense interest … The Bible is not like a newspaper, or a magazine, or a mere religious hook. It is so much more than the very best of earthly literature,…

Down Memory Lane With Eleanor & Mary

Down Memory Lane With Eleanor & Mary

In the late Eleanor Russell’s (left) own words, she wrote, “After the banquet on Saturday evening, at our 2005 Conference in Toronto (BIWF), I was to introduce Brooks Alden. At dinner, he jokingly suggested an Ed. McMahon type introduction, Here’s –s-s-s-s-s Johnny. Well , Mary Bennett, President of Canadian British Israel Association and myself thought…