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This Year, Trump Invites All Jewish Lawmakers to Hanukkah Party

Last year the president celebrated only with Jewish members of Congress who were supportive of him.

Swiss Chabad Synagogue Attacked in Anti-Semitic Incident

"We will still be holding the Hanukkah celebration in the market square. The attackers want to intimidate us, but they won't succeed."

Hanukah Gelt: Cache of Rare Gold Coins Discovered at Caesarea Port

The gold cache was found hidden between two stones on the side of a well, in a house in a neighborhood dating to the Abbasid and Fatimid periods, some 900 years ago.

President Rivlin’s First Light of Hanuka with Haredi Soldiers

"I remember when I was in military service, there were several Haredi soldiers with me. We did not change our way of life and we did not try to change our comrades’ way of life. We were all brothers in arms.”

When Hanukkah Marked the War Between Jewish Left and Jewish Faith

A miracle did not take place for us / A can of oil we did not find.

Survey: More Israelis Light Hanukkah Candles, But More Americans Think It’s an Important Holiday

Most Israeli Jews partake in several Hanukkah activities, such as eating sufganiyot (doughnuts) and latkes (79%) and giving Hanukkah gelt (64%).

President Rivlin Celebrates Ethiopian Sigd Holiday, Denounces Discrimination

“You brought a spirit of heroism and nobility that was sorely tested on the difficult journey you undertook."
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Hakafot Shniyot in Memory of Ari Fuld

Dancing and singing in Efrat in memory of Ari Fuld.

Israeli Leaders Flock to Kfar Chabad for Joyous Second Hakafot (video)

Herzog urged the dancers to simply keep the commandment of “love thy neighbor” – “Ahavat Yisrael, Ahavat Yisrael, Ahavat Yisrael.”

Ivanka Trump Benched Lulav at the White House

Presidential daughter and senior adviser Ivanka Trump on Friday participated in Lulav Benching (shaking the four species) at the White House, along with some...

A First: Sukkah at UK Foreign Office in London

The sukkah was erected by a group of foreign office employees from various departments and diverse backgrounds, which is dedicated to promoting religion and faith.

Redemption of Firstborn Donkey Celebrated in Itamar

"And every firstling of an ass thou shalt redeem with a lamb; and if thou wilt not redeem it, then thou shalt break his neck."

Arab Media: ‘500 Settlers Storm the Al-Aqsa Mosque’

In Arab Newspeak, every Jew is a settler and every Jew who visits the Temple Mount is, in fact, storming the Al-Aqsa mosque.

Religious Jews Take Over Empty Reform Kotel Section, Build Mechitza

Of course, this entire drama would have been prevented had there been even a couple of Reform or Conservative Jews to celebrate Chol Ha'Mo'ed at the Kotel.

Prayers Needed for Founder of Mayanei HaYeshua Hospital in Bnei Brak

The public is asked to pray for the complete recovery of Moshe ben Sarah.

Rabbi Eliyahu: Buying Lulavim from Gaza a Mitzvah Fulfilled through Transgression

"It is forbidden to provide a livelihood to the villains of Gaza at the expense of the farmers who suffer from their persecution."

Polish Synagogue Attacked During Prayers on Yom Kippur

“I apologize to the Jewish community of Gdansk. In the city of Freedom and Solidarity, we respect all religions and do not accept acts of hooliganism," the mayor said.

Breslov Chassid Who Received Trump’s Well Wishes Passed Away in Uman

Rabbi Getz came to Uman with the last strength in his body to stay near Rabbi Nachman's gravesite during the days of Judgment.
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Rosh Hashana Greetings from Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin

"We are one people, with a shared history and a shared future. We share a commitment to the future of the Jewish people, despite our differences."

UN Secy-Gen, Israeli Ambassdor and UN Officials ‘Cast Sins to the Sea’

"Tashlich is a good time to reevaluate, to see where we have missed our mark.”

Full Transcript: Trump Conference Call with Rabbis, Jewish Leaders on Israel-PA Peace Deal, Iran,...

"All my life I've heard that's the hardest deal to make, and I'm starting to believe that maybe it is. But I will say that if it can be delivered, we will deliver it."

Trump Says No Aid to Palestinian Authority ‘Until We Make a Deal’

“I really do believe we are going to make a deal. I hope so. It would be a great thing to do.”

Traveler’s Alert: Flight Delays Expected in Israel

Flight paths in the area around Cyprus are being altered, affecting the international lanes to and from Israel.

Israel Bans Entry of ‘Four Species’ at Airport, Distributes Free Local Sets

The ban is due to fears of plant diseases and the spread of insects and other pests, even in those brought in for ritual purposes.

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