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The Fire of Kabbalah & A Political Firestorm
 
Israel Helps Sri Lanka After Deadly Landslides

May 30, 2016 - 2:00 AM
 
Report: Between 700 and 900 Immigrants Died at Sea Last week

May 29, 2016 - 10:37 PM
 
Is Ismail Haniyeh Dead Yet?

May 29, 2016 - 9:57 PM
 
Russia to Return Israeli Tank Captured 34 Years Ago in the Battle of Sultan Yacoub

May 29, 2016 - 9:05 PM
 
This Day in History: Prime Minister Netanyahu Wins in Direct Elections

May 29, 2016 - 8:06 PM
 
Terrorist Arrested After Throwing Firebomb Bag Into Kochav Yaacov

May 29, 2016 - 7:37 PM
 
Jordan’s King Dissolves Parliament, Stifles Riots Over Approval of Israeli Investment

May 29, 2016 - 4:41 PM
 
École Polytechnique and the Weizmann Institute of Science Sign Cooperation Agreement

May 29, 2016 - 3:58 PM
 
Report: Police Recommend Indicting Sara Netanyahu over PM’s Residence Charges

May 29, 2016 - 2:25 PM
 
Report: German Culture Minister Backs Jewish Delegate For Art Restitution Commission

May 29, 2016 - 1:56 PM
 
Corbyn Never Bothered to Answer Herzog’s Letter on Labour Anti-Semitism

May 29, 2016 - 1:39 PM
 
Joint Israeli Security Team Captures Hamas Terrorist Cell Behind Fiery Jerusalem Bus Bombing

May 29, 2016 - 1:25 PM
 
One Injured in Stonethrowing Near Tekoa

May 29, 2016 - 1:04 PM
 
IDF Sets Up Emergency Roadside Location Markers, Don’t Tell the Police

May 29, 2016 - 12:55 PM
 
World Health Organization Names Israel as Sole Abuser of Health Rights

May 29, 2016 - 12:48 PM
 
NJ Resident Convicted of Setting Fire to Synagogue, Rabbi’s Home

May 29, 2016 - 12:39 PM
 
Shaked Drops Bomb: Habayit Hayehudi Ready for New Elections

May 29, 2016 - 12:08 PM
 
Kulanu’s Leftwing Trend Continues: Housing Minister Supports Settlements Freeze

May 29, 2016 - 11:04 AM
 
Kahlon Says Netanyahu’s Coalition Safe – for Now

May 29, 2016 - 10:20 AM
 
Egypt’s Chief Cleric Scolds Israel Over Nude Dancers in Holy City of Jerusalem

May 28, 2016 - 11:34 PM
 
1,000 at Funeral for Hebron Terrorist, Hundreds Cry ‘Allahu Akbar!’

May 28, 2016 - 10:37 PM
 
Lebanese News Outlet Confirms Hezbollah Digging Tunnels on Israel’s Northern Border

May 28, 2016 - 9:41 PM
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Holidays
Jewish men pray the morning service as they celebrate the Jewish holiday of Lag B'Omer on Mt. Meron in northern Israel. Lag B'Omer commemorates the death of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, one of the most important sages in Jewish history, 1800 years ago.
 

Posted on: May 26th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

Thousands upon thousands of Jews celebrated Lag B'Omer at the Tomb of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai with song and dance and heartfelt prayer.

Lag B'Omer
 

Posted on: May 26th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHolidays

The mysterious customs and origins of this mystical holiday.

Lag Baomer on Mt. Meron, 2013
 

Posted on: May 19th, 2016

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

"We have established a special area for women to drink and rest. There are 12 diaper changing and nursing rooms with attendants on hand to help."

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Posted on: May 11th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHolidays

There is hardly a family in Israel who does not know someone or is not related to someone who is being mourned on this somber and mournful Memorial Day.

Air Force airshow / IDF
 

Posted on: May 10th, 2016

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

"It is a national flyover, paid for by all of our taxes, and, more important, bears a national meaning for all of us."

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An EasyJet Airlines plane.
 

Posted on: May 9th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHolidays

An EasyJet spokesperson denies Jewish passengers were deliberately separated out from the other travelers prior to departure from Barcelona en route to Paris.

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EasyJet cabin
 

Posted on: May 8th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Jewish travelers en route to Paris from Barcelona were pulled from the flight on the British EasyJet airline.

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Rabbi Ariel (the bearded paratrooper on the left) bringing his teachers The Nazir and Rabbi Tzvi Yehuda Kook to the Kotel soon after its liberation.
 

Posted on: May 5th, 2016

News & ViewsHistory

A Holocaust can transpire by mass murder or mass assimilation. Regardless, to save the Jewish People, it is time for our exiles to come home.

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Ofir Gross, z'l
 

Posted on: May 1st, 2016

News & ViewsGlobalEuropeEastern Europe

The body of an Israeli student was found in Hungary over the weekend after he was missing for a week.

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara attend the Jewish Moroccan celebration of Mimouna in Yavne on April 30, 2016
 

Posted on: May 1st, 2016

News & ViewsHistory

Israelis with Moroccan heritage celebrated the end of Passover with 'Mimouna' Saturday night with music and special, intricate sweet foods.

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'Jerusalem Jane' Kiel, Israel  correspondent at 'The United West.'
 

Posted on: April 28th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Israel Police and the Jordanian Islamic Waqf appeared to be playing "good cop-bad cop" with an international journalist at the Temple Mount this week.

© JNi.media
 

Posted on: April 27th, 2016

News & ViewsBusiness and Economy

The chain offers its year-round condiments, declaring that they are not kosher for Passover, and letting the customer decide whether or not to use them.

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Jews visiting the grounds of the Temple Mount
 

Posted on: April 26th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHolidays

Eight more Jews have been added to the list of those ejected from the grounds of the Temple Mount this Passover.

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Tourists seen walking at the Dome of the Rock on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.
 

Posted on: April 25th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

Rabbi Dr. Elad Dukov of Haifa's Technion Institute of Technology was arrested Monday at the Temple Mount.

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Cave of the Patriarchs, Hebron
 

Posted on: April 25th, 2016

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

Tens of thousands of Jews streamed into Hebron to celebrate the city's annual Passover festival.

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An IMAX camera mounted on a crane captures the recitation of the priestly blessing at the Western Wall during Passover.
 

Posted on: April 25th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

Tens of thousands of descendants of the priests of Israel gather each year to bless the Nation worldwide.

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Temple Mount
 

Posted on: April 24th, 2016

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

By 9 am on the second day of Passover, five Jews had already been arrested on the Temple Mount.

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British prime minister David Cameron speaks at a news conference March 2014 in Jerusalem.
 

Posted on: April 24th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

UK PM David Cameron called British Jewry a national "success story" in this year's Passover message.

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Tel Dor excavation site, aerial view
 

Posted on: April 24th, 2016

News & ViewsArchaeology

A rare scarab seal belonging to a senior Egyptian official of the 13th Pharaonic Dynasty is found by a birdwatcher on Israel's northern coast.

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World's Highest Seder in Kathmandu, Nepal
 

Posted on: April 24th, 2016

News & ViewsGlobalAsia

Hundreds attended this year's Chabad of Nepal seder in the Himalayas, the highest place on earth, despite no public notice of its whereabouts.

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