Independence Day this year marked not only the re-establishment of Jewish sovereignty in the Land promised to us but also our liberation from the plague of Corona… writes Michael Kuttner.

Uninhibited celebrations took place in every nature reserve and beach and the aroma of barbecued meat wafted over the entire country. While our politicians bicker over who will govern the rest of us are getting on with the serious business of every day life.

JERUSALEM UNCOVERED

 Although this video was filmed during Passover it is compelling viewing at this time as spring is here. The City of David excavations are uncovering amazing sites which will stun you. When you eventually visit Israel make sure to add this mind blowing tour on to your itinerary.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYdLPyn3TLM

THE “Z” WORD

 At a time when many are terrified to admit they are Zionists and the very word has become a weapon with which anti Israel advocates demonize and delegitimize the very concept of the Jewish State, here is a video which should be compulsory viewing.

The time has come to reclaim Zionism and proclaim its message far and wide.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SlcdEGFEnyQ

MIRACLES IN OUR OWN TIME

Be inspired by this message which demonstrates that the Biblical promises given so many millennia ago are being fulfilled in our day. Those of us living here can see them taking place. What were once prophetic dreams are now living proof that miracles do happen.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jAAHvQTXK3E

UNDER THE KOTEL

 Just in time for Jerusalem Day a magnificent new exhibition under the Western Wall is due to open to the public. Make sure to add this to your list when you are next in Israel’s eternal Capital.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mnFijW19gcM

ON YOUR NEXT VISIT TO JERUSALEM’S SHUK

 Anyone who has visited Mahane Yehuda Shuk in Jerusalem knows that the culinary delights from every ethnic group can be found there.

What was missing has been food from Tunisia. This has now been rectified. Take a short tour and prepare your taste buds for the next time you shop at this famous market.

https://unitedwithisrael.org/watch-israeli-brings-rich-north-african-background-to-jerusalem/

Michael Kuttner is a Jewish New Zealander who for many years was actively involved with various communal organisations connected to Judaism and Israel. He now lives in Israel. 

[This article was originally published on J-Wire and is reproduced here with permission from Michael Kuttner.]