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.
Tu b’Shevat events are another layer connecting the People of Israel to their Land.
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?
In addition to planting new trees, it is traditional to eat dried fruits and nuts that symbolise the Holy Land, including figs and dates.
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.
According to the IDF, three of the rioters were arrested. According to Ma'an, the number stands at 17.
"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..."
Several days before, a swastika was drawn on the menorah.
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.
Similar candle-lighting events took place on the third night of Hanukkah in Berlin and in New York City, honoring Holocaust survivors.
“Loneliness is one of the hardest challenges for elderly Israelis -- sometimes that struggle outweighs the usual daily battle for financial survival."
They are put up in places large and small, in front of iconic buildings and in remote settings.
"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."
A DNA testing done in 2003 and 2004 of several hundred men of this group showed no evidence of Middle Eastern ancestry.
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.
"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."
“I hear a lot of ‘Way to go!’ and ‘Happy holiday’ from most people."
'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.'
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.
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.
Colel Chabad’s national network of soup kitchens is part of Israel’s longest continuously running charity, founded in 1788.
Police were told the suspect didn’t like where his neighbor wanted to build his sukkah, who then nevertheless built it on the site.
This year, volunteers will erect and dismantle some 250 Sukkot around the country.
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.
“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.