Love of the Land

Love of the Land - Tsipori

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Love of the Land
Selections from classical Torah sources
which express the special relationship between
the People of Israel and Eretz Yisrael

TSIPORI

The modern settlement of Tsipori serves as a reminder of the ancient city of the same name that was the largest and most important city in Galilee during the first four centuries of the Common Era.

"Why was it called Tsipori?" ask our Sages in the Talmud as they reflect on the relationship between this name and the Hebrew word for bird. "Because," comes the explanation, "It was perched like a bird on the top of a mountain."


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