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‘Rabbis for Human Rights’ Demand Restricting Hebron Purim Parade

Perhaps the RHR should sue to eliminate the entire ninth chapter in the Book of Esther from Megillah readings across Israel, seeing as it depicts how the Jews take revenge against their sworn enemies.

Sovereignty Supporters Celebrate Tu B’Shvat at Oz Ve’Gaon Nature Preserve

Tu b’Shevat events are another layer connecting the People of Israel to their Land.
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This Tu B’Shvat be Part of “70 Orchards for Israel’s 70th Birthday”

​​Is there some way to let all Jews take part in Tu B'Shvat in a real and significant way, as opposed to just not saying "tachanun" in shul?

Students, Adults Celebrate Tu B’Shevat With Hikes, Gardening, Tree Plantings

In addition to planting new trees, it is traditional to eat dried fruits and nuts that symbolise the Holy Land, including figs and dates.

Report: IDF Discriminates Against Settlers Wishing to Plant JNF Trees on Tu B’Shvat

There exists an inherent discrimination in the way the JNF has to distribute plants for the traditional Tu B'Shvat planting in Judea and Samaria.
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Watch: Clashes at Joseph’s Tomb as Hundreds of Jews Light Eighth Hanukkah Candle

According to the IDF, three of the rioters were arrested. According to Ma'an, the number stands at 17.

Worldwide Chanukah Project: Lighting Up Places of Darkness

"Our goal was to motivate WBA members and Jews around the world to utilize their inner light to illuminate any place in the world where they see darkness..."

Vandals Spill Animal Blood on Kiev Public Menorah

Several days before, a swastika was drawn on the menorah.

Yitzhar Youth Publicize Hanukkah Miracle from Mountaintop to Shechem Residents

The youth of the predominantly Orthodox town of Yitzhar (pop. 1,468), held a traditional "swearing in" ceremony on Mount Ebal on the third light of Hanukkah.

Third Hanukkah Candle Lit at Western Wall to Honor Holocaust Survivors

Similar candle-lighting events took place on the third night of Hanukkah in Berlin and in New York City, honoring Holocaust survivors.

1,200 Israeli Elderly Receive Visits to Brighten Hanukkah

“Loneliness is one of the hardest challenges for elderly Israelis -- sometimes that struggle outweighs the usual daily battle for financial survival."

Chabad Lights 15,000 Public Menorahs This Hanukkah

They are put up in places large and small, in front of iconic buildings and in remote settings.

‘It Happened Only a Few Meters From Where I Stand,’ US Ambassador to Israel...

"I am very excited to stand here in this sacred place to light the second Hanukkah candle in the holy city of Jerusalem, the capital of the State of Israel."

Northeastern India’s ‘Lost Jewish Tribe’ Lights First Candle of Hanukkah

A DNA testing done in 2003 and 2004 of several hundred men of this group showed no evidence of Middle Eastern ancestry.

Historic ‘First’ as Canada Post Issues Hanukkah Stamp

Canada Post has indicated that if sales go well for this printing, production will be higher in coming years and new designs will be added.

US Ambassador Discovers in Sderot Yeshiva, City, Defying Terror with Growth

"In Sderot, there's a different kind of Jew, one that says, 'Ad kan. That's it. We're done. We're not moving.' And that's a story that doesn't get told enough."

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

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

President Rivlin, First Lady, Welcome Israelis, Diaspora Jews, into Traditional Open Sukkah

'The President's Residence is the home of all the citizens of the State of Israel, each of you here are guests and also hosts.'

B’nei Akiva Celebrate Sukkot in Preserve Dedicated to Memory of Youths Murdered by Hamas

The Oz veGaon preserve was established in memory of Gilad Shaer, Eyal Yifrah and Naftali Fraenkel, three Israeli teenagers who were kidnapped on 12 June 12, 2014, outside the Jewish settlement of Alon Shvut in Gush Etzion.

Live Demo of Priestly Water Pouring Outside Temple Mount Gates

A Spokesman for the Temple Organization Headquarters said there is no more appropriate time than the jubilee year for the liberation of the Temple Mount to renew the Temple service in its proper place, on the Temple Mount.

Festive Sukkot Holiday Meals Provided Throughout Israel Via Centuries-Old Network

Colel Chabad’s national network of soup kitchens is part of Israel’s longest continuously running charity, founded in 1788.

Angry Senior Citizen Burns Down Neighbor’s Sukkah

Police were told the suspect didn’t like where his neighbor wanted to build his sukkah, who then nevertheless built it on the site.

Teen Volunteers Build Succot For Elderly

This year, volunteers will erect and dismantle some 250 Sukkot around the country.

11-Day Sukkot Curfew on Gaza Strip, PA

If anyone asks, this is why Israel closes off the Gaza Strip and the Palestinian Authority for the duration of Jewish holidays: to commemorate the Park Hotel massacre.

Netanyahu Apologizes for ‘Regrettable Mistake’ at Yom Kippur War Memorial Ceremony

“The government that sent our sons to this war should be expected to send a minister to the ceremony,” said Eli Ben-Shalom, chairman of Yad L’Banim.

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