The passing of Rachel is marked on the 11th day in the Hebrew month of Heshvan on the Jewish calendar.
The demonstrations were sparked by the arrest of two yeshiva students who refused to appear at the IDF enlistment office.
“I hear a lot of ‘Way to go!’ and ‘Happy holiday’ from most people."
Riskin, 77, transformed the Lincoln Square Synagogue in New York City to become one of the most popular centers of modern Orthodoxy on America’s eastern Seaboard.
The majority of the cases dealt with people who fainted, were dehydrated, or felt severely ill due to the fast.
At issue is the agreement with the city of Bnei Brak that prohibits digging and other work on the Light Rail tracks during the Sabbath and on Yom Kippur.
The attacker burst into tears after he was wrestled to the ground, handcuffed and placed on to a stretcher for transport to a hospital.
A collection of seals, some with ancient Hebrew inscriptions, and other new findings go on public display this week at the annual City of David archaeology conference.
"I do exactly as I say: 'I practice what I preach'," Netanyahu said; he holds a weekly Bible study class at his official residence in Jerusalem.
"It's amazing to see how the rights organizations are concerned only with the side that endangers Israel."
“This is about reducing bureaucracy," said Minister Yisrael Katz.
"In five separate polls published last week, we are gaining strength in every poll of right-wing voters.”
“There does appear to be an increase in demand and [so] we are significantly increasing service ... although we are limited in the number of minibuses that we have.”
No one was physically injured in any of the attacks, but some vehicles were damaged.
The project shows homemakers how the body requires different energies at different hours for maximum productivity.
'Prime Minister, these are the Jews of India. They love India, they love Israel. They love our friendship,' Netanyahu told Modi.
"We must not submit to those who vocally and shrilly disrupt the unity of the Jewish people through threats and political coercion."
It's easy to be happy after enjoying a night of folk dancing with the Middle Eastern music of Boaz Goel at Cinema City of Thursday nights. Best of all -- it's free!
“What better way to reconnect people with nature than by encouraging them to get out and get their hands dirty."
"Showing the youth that they can make a true difference even with limited time, is of utmost importance in empowering the future generation."
Even the Arab Joint List party, which rarely criticizes excesses by the Arab world, had called the Syrian sarin gas attack a “war crime.”
Every effort was made to focus on the happiness of the day and leave the child’s pain aside.
Emphasizing "there was no hatred" behind the calls, the boy's father said it was the "illness" that pushed him.
The alleged arsonist, an elderly man who was mentally ill, said he hadn't intended to kill anyone.
Residents at the center worked together with volunteers for two days to prepare the mishloach manot gift baskets, thanks to a budget secured by the mayor.