Engineer Ari and the Rosh Hashanah Ride by Deborah Bodin Cohen

By Deborah Bodin Cohen

A candy and inventive Rosh Hashanah tale according to the 1st old educate trip from Jaffa to Jerusalem in 1892, shortening the adventure among the 2 towns from three days to three hours. Engineer Ari's teach is coming to Jerusalem accumulating chocolates alongside how one can have a good time the Jewish new 12 months, and he learns a massive lesson alongside the way in which.

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The railway was 55 miles long, made 6 stops between Jaffa and Jerusalem, and rose nearly 2500 feet as it curved through the Judean mountains. Parts of this historic scenic railway still operate today. Deborah Bodin Cohen is the associate rabbi and director of lifelong education at Temple Emanuel in Cherry Hill, NJ. She was ordained at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Rabbi Cohen is also the author of The Seventh Day and Papa Jethro, both published by Kar-Ben. She lives in Cherry Hill with her husband and young daughter.

The railway was 55 miles long, made 6 stops between Jaffa and Jerusalem, and rose nearly 2500 feet as it curved through the Judean mountains. Parts of this historic scenic railway still operate today. Deborah Bodin Cohen is the associate rabbi and director of lifelong education at Temple Emanuel in Cherry Hill, NJ. She was ordained at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Rabbi Cohen is also the author of The Seventh Day and Papa Jethro, both published by Kar-Ben. She lives in Cherry Hill with her husband and young daughter.

We do teshuvah. ” Engineer Ari gathered an apple, a jar of honey, a challah, and a shofar for each of his friends. He patted the train’s boiler again and said, “I need to turn you around so we can steam back to Jaffa. I want to find Jessie and Nathaniel and say I am sorry. ” called Engineer Ari, steaming out of the station. He tugged the whistle cord. ” Author’s Note On August 27, 1892, the first train steamed into Jerusalem from Jaffa, carrying passengers and cargo. A month later, during the High Holidays, the railway officially opened.

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