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Thousands Mark Passing of Biblical Matriarch Rachel

The passing of Rachel is marked on the 11th day in the Hebrew month of Heshvan on the Jewish calendar.

Watch: Hundreds Participate in Hareidi ‘Day of Rage’

The demonstrations were sparked by the arrest of two yeshiva students who refused to appear at the IDF enlistment office.

Muslim Driver Transforms Egged Bus Into ‘Sukkah Mobile’ in Jerusalem

“I hear a lot of ‘Way to go!’ and ‘Happy holiday’ from most people."

Rabbi Riskin to Retire from Ohr Torah Stone

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.

United Hatzolah Treats 2,000 Medical Emergencies in Israel on Yom Kippur

The majority of the cases dealt with people who fainted, were dehydrated, or felt severely ill due to the fast.

Bnei Brak Threatens Court Action to Block Light Rail Work on Yom Kippur &...

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.

Former Psychiatric Patient Attacks Shoppers in Toulouse, Yelling ‘Allahu Akbar!’

The attacker burst into tears after he was wrestled to the ground, handcuffed and placed on to a stretcher for transport to a hospital.

New Archaeology Exhibition: Ancient Bureaucracy and Clerks From Israel’s Past

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.

Netanyahu Calls to Increase Number, Quality of Bible Studies Teachers

"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.

South Tel Aviv Protests High Court’s Siding with Infiltrators Over Citizens

"It's amazing to see how the rights organizations are concerned only with the side that endangers Israel."

Got a Driver’s License? Swap It in Israel, Effective Sunday

“This is about reducing bureaucracy," said Minister Yisrael Katz.

Bennett: I’m the Natural Right-Wing Leader on Day After Netanyahu

"In five separate polls published last week, we are gaining strength in every poll of right-wing voters.”

Lack of Adequate Buses to Tomb of Prophet Samuel

“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.”

Israeli Bus, Several Cars Firebombed Near Ariel

No one was physically injured in any of the attacks, but some vehicles were damaged.

‘Not Your Average Food Basket’

The project shows homemakers how the body requires different energies at different hours for maximum productivity.

Netanyahu, Modi, Meet Thousands of Israeli Indian Olim

'Prime Minister, these are the Jews of India. They love India, they love Israel. They love our friendship,' Netanyahu told Modi.

Religious Zionist, US Orthodox Rabbis Support Cancellation of Western Wall ‘Deal’

"We must not submit to those who vocally and shrilly disrupt the unity of the Jewish people through threats and political coercion."

(Folk) Dancing at the Movies in Jerusalem

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!

On World Environment Day Leket Israel Connects People With Nature

“What better way to reconnect people with nature than by encouraging them to get out and get their hands dirty."

Ramaz Students Pick Fresh Vegetables with ‘Leket Israel’ for Needy Families

"Showing the youth that they can make a true difference even with limited time, is of utmost importance in empowering the future generation."

Security Cabinet Considers Admitting Syrian Victims of Chemical Attack

Even the Arab Joint List party, which rarely criticizes excesses by the Arab world, had called the Syrian sarin gas attack a “war crime.”

115 Bar Mitzvah Boys Celebrate in Jerusalem

Every effort was made to focus on the happiness of the day and leave the child’s pain aside.

Apology from JCC Bomb Caller’s Father

Emphasizing "there was no hatred" behind the calls, the boy's father said it was the "illness" that pushed him.

Israeli Health System to Strike After Nurse Set On Fire

The alleged arsonist, an elderly man who was mentally ill, said he hadn't intended to kill anyone.

Migdal Ha’Emek Disabled Residents’ Center Sends Purim Packages to City’s Children

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.

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