Meir Panim implements programs that serve Israel’s neediest populations with respect and dignity. Meir Panim also coordinated care packages for families in the South during the Gaza War.
The Tel Aviv-Jaffa Chevra Kadisha burial society will invest NIS 10 million in preserving and refurbishing a historic Jaffa cemetery established in 1840.
The cemetery, at the corners of Yehuda Hayamit and Yehuda Meragusa streets, will revamp the site into a tourist location highlighting the settlement of Jews in the area prior to the establishment of the State of Israel, and the establishment of the city of Tel Aviv.
Among the deceased buried in the cemetery are Jaffa’s first rabbi, Rabbi Yehuda HaLevi Meragusa, Tel Aviv founder Moshe Beck, Sephardic kabbalist Rabbi Aharon Azriel, and Rabbi Nissim-Yaakov Sorizon.
Plaques explaining the significance of the departed will be added to the site, with aging gravestones restored and the site rejuvenated.
About the Author:
If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.
Comments are closed.
A seniors’ tennis team from New York is going to a court of law to keep from playing a tournament on Shabbat.
The cease-fire does not mean Hamas can’t prepare to end it.
“How can you separate politics and health? The two go hand-in-hand.” – editor of Lancent medical journal.
7:30 pm From the Ginot Shomron CTU Commander: Official Announcement regarding the security incident in Ginot Shomron today: There was a reported sighting of a suspect in Ginot this afternoon. The suspect was most probably a teenager with a paintball rifle. There were no injuries, no arrests and there are no suspects. The entire incident […]
For the record, Jewish law allows you only to hear on shofar at a time on Rosh HaShanah.
Add BDS to the long list of those who never will forgive Obama.
The Mossad international intelligence agency has launched a new website to recruit potentially qualified candidates.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott announces that any citizen who went abroad to fight with jihad groups may as well stay there.
Kurdish fighters in Syria say they have stopped the advance of ISIS towards the town of Kobani near the Turkish border.
The US has allegedly sent military aid and intelligence to the Lebanese Hezbollah terrorist organization, according to the NYT.
ISIS terrorists are preparing to defend captured territory and using human shields to do it, but they’re also living the high life with chocolate.
For the first time, Hezbollah has used unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to bomb its enemies in Syria.
Turkey’s President Erdogan is meeting with Jewish and Armenian leaders in New York — but so what?
Hareidim in Meah Shearim are wasting no time to prepare for the Sukkot holiday, even if we have to still have to first celebrate Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur.
The infighting between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority is starting to get ugly. Good. Maybe that will keep them busy.
An Arab media outlet appears to be having issues with the closure of the Cave of the Patriarchs to Muslims over Rosh Hashana.
The ISIS terror group has released its first “feature length” film.” It’s worthy of an Oscar. Not.
Three sets of three-day Yomim Tovim can seem overwhelming – especially when we are trying to stay healthy.
A dozen rabbis and a Jewish gun club are extremely critical of the position on gun control taken by the RCA and the OU.
Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/historic-jaffa-cemetery-comes-to-life/2012/05/07/
Scan this QR code to visit this page online: