rosh hashana

Rosh Hashana, is a festival in Judaism celebrating the first day of the Jewish year. The name literally means "Head of the Year." It is celebrated for two days beginning on Tishrei 1. Special customs during the holiday include hearing the blowing of the shofar 100 times during prayer services, eating apple dipped in honey, as well as reciting the special Tashlich prayer next to a body of water.
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 Oren Revach, General Manager of Estee Lauder Israel

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Coming to Estee Lauder Israel this year is the “Origins” skincare brand for face and body, based on natural materials and organic ingredients.

Mesquite Farm

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 Sigal Regev, CEO of Meuhedet

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"While we provide medical services to approximately 13 percent of Israel’s population, we are actually able to influence many more directly."

 Birds View Biriya Forest

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 Sheba campus

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By Clive Tuchman

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 Shalva National Cente

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 Eli Bin, the CEO of MDA

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