The crude marriage rate was 6.2 for every 1,000 Israelis, which is among the highest in the OECD countries.
Captain Rabbi Avrumi Levin: In case the Temple is rebuilt, consider this [Tisha B'Av] document null and void.
Tens of thousands of Jews are expected to participate in various events in honor of Jerusalem Day on Sunday, marking the 51st anniversary of the liberation and unification of the city.
The signal is given the lambs are slaughtered and the process of preparing them to be roasted whole begins.
Only about 15-17% of Haredim ages 18-44 celebrate Independence Day in a festive manner.
This year marks the 70th anniversary of Israel's independence and the 50th anniversary of the Unification of Jerusalem. To celebrate both occasions, a variety of events will take place throughout the city from April 18 to 19, free of charge.
Some believe that this day is opportune for earning a living and finding a mate.
The Dawara Project was established in recognition of all the women and men who open their hearts and their homes, to house and to feed.
Hundreds of guests arrived at the Kumi Uri hill near Yitzhar in Samaria for a festive celebration of the Hilltop Youths.
The Cairo Genizah International Project of the Haifa, Oxford, Princeton and Pennsylvania universities presents one of the ancient haggadahs discovered so far, opening a window to Medieval Passover customs.
For the fourth consecutive year, Returning to the Mountain activists are expected to arrive at the Temple Mount on Friday, carrying sacrificial lambs, to attempt to carry out the Pascal sacrifice.
"These exercises are both a significant reminder of the destruction and a reminder of the goal for which we are aiming."
The sites and the museums included in the project combine contemporary Israeli culture with the history of the people and the land.
WAFA reports: Hundreds of fanatic Jewish settlers walked around the old town of Hebron, where they are concentrated, banging drums and shouting anti-Palestinian slogans.
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?
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.
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.
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."
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.
Police were told the suspect didn’t like where his neighbor wanted to build his sukkah, who then nevertheless built it on the site.
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.
Our rough estimate suggests the study bid came to $21.42 per page, and we believe that at these rates we could persuade millions of Jews to study the Talmud.
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