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New Course Takes Students On Virtual Tour Of Ancient Jerusalem

Two thousand years later, Jews still converge upon the Western Wall, the surviving remnant of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. However, while many have explored the politics and geography of Israel and the Temple Mount, few have explored the spiritual significance of the structures that stood on that mount for a millennium. This summer, the Jewish Learning Institute is proud to unveil Heaven on Earth, a three-week interactive course that recreates the ancient Temples from the ground up.

"Many people wonder why the Western Wall is so important to Jewish people, why it is so close to our hearts,” explains Rabbi Shmuly Altein, outreach director at the Jewish Learning Centre. “This summer, course participants will have the opport… Read More »

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