Selections from classical Torah sources
which express the special relationship between
the People of Israel and Eretz Yisrael
The name of this settlement in the south of Eretz Yisrael comes from a passage in the prophecy of Yeshaya (35.1) describing the revival of the desert that will accompany the redemption of the Jewish People. It means "to blossom" and refers to the desolate Holy Land "blossoming like a rose." The nearby settlements of G'ilat, Ranen, Maslul and Pedium also took their names from words contained in that prophecy.
Tifrach is a charedi community famous for its outstanding yeshiva that attracts students from all of Israel and the world.
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