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Forthcoming Activities

Celebrating the 16th Birthday of Beit Hogla

16 שנה לבית חגלה על פני יריחו

On Sunday we will be celebrating 16 years since the establishment of Beit Hogla, East of Jericho. The event will take place at Beit Hogla.

  • 17:00 - Study of the Jerusalem Talmud with Rav Avraham Blass
  • 18:00 - Study of the four Jewish revolts against the Roman Empire with Rav Dr Hagi Ben Artzi including a field tour
  • Refreshments
  • 19:15 - Musical evening by the campfire with Hebron Hills singer Sinai Tor
  • 21:00 - Tour of the desert by night guided by Erna Covos, the founder and owner of Beit Hogla.

Please reserve in advance: Erna: tel 052-8699300, Yoni: tel 052-3527313, Moria: tel 054-2220955.

Getting there:

  • By car: Beit Hogla is on Highway 90, two kilometers north of the old Beit HaArava junction - see the map.
  • By bus: Take the EGGED 961 or 948 bus from the Jerusalem Central Bus Station; alight at the “Mul Nevo” army base, 2 km after the turn-off from Highway 1 to Highway 90.

Torah Study in Jericho

New month prayer in Shalom al Israel synagogue in Jericho
Praying in the Shalom al Israel in Jericho

Support the return to the holy city of Jericho!

The first city conquered by Joshua!

The key to the Land of Israel!

We will hold a prayer service and a Torah lesson in the ancient Shalom al Israel synagogue in Jericho.

  • Between 08:30 and 11:30 AM on every Friday (if we can organise a group).
  • We will also visit the ancient Naaran synagogue on the northern edge of Jericho.
  • You must book in advance: Phone Erna 052-8699300 or Yoni 052-3527313. Cost (to cover transport to Jericho): 50sh per person. Yeshiva Bochur, youth, soldiers and students: 20 sh per person.

Getting There

  • By private car: Be at Naama (on Higway 90) at 08:20 - See the map
  • By public transport: take the Egged 961 or 948 bus from the Jerusalem Central Bus Station; alight at the Naama bus stop
  • From there, an armoured bus will take us into Jericho at 08:30 prompt - security is assured by the IDF
  • Return to Naama at approx 12:00 noon.

Torah scroll See, listen to or download previous lessons (in Hebrew)



Shaharit prayer in the Naaran synagogue

Jericho - תפילה בבית הכנסת נערן ביריחו Shaharit prayer in Naaran - photo Ela Koblenz

A few times a month we hold a shaharit prayer in the ancient Naaran synagogue on the north-west edge of Jericho.

  • The prayers are normally held on a weekday morning every 10 to 15 days.
  • Contact Yoel Elitzur 054-7869067.

Read about the Naaran synagogue