In addition to planting new trees, it is traditional to eat dried fruits and nuts that symbolise the Holy Land, including figs and dates.
The sites and the museums included in the project combine contemporary Israeli culture with the history of the people and the land.
'We wanted to take American support for Israel to new symbolic heights – and show our all-encompassing pride across sea, air, and land.'
The World’s Largest Chanukah Menorah will be proudly standing at New York’s most fashionable plaza, Fifth Avenue and 59th Street, by Central Park.
This Friday, millions of Jews in 340 cities around the world will be 'keeping it together.' The 7th day. Shabbat.
Israelis and tourists from all over the country and abroad are in Tel Aviv this week to celebrate water sports.
Israeli tourists have found a new "paradise" to replace Turkey -- they now flock to Tbilisi, Georgia, where kosher options are growing.
"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..."
The mysterious customs and origins of this mystical holiday.
"In the framework of the rules of the Temple Mount, in accordance with the status quo in the area, ritual activity with overt external features, including the four species, is forbidden."
Israel’s flag waves at half mast for 23,169 lost Israeli soldiers and victims of terror as quiet reigns in the streets on the nation's Remembrance Day.
Anti-Semitism is again raising its ugly face in the Russian city of Perm, thinly veiled this time with the mask of "anti-Chabad."
The Shin Bet foiled a plot by Hamas to attack Israeli military forces in Jerusalem this past Purim.
Similar model matzah bakeries bring the experience to Jewish children (and children at heart) all over the globe.
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.
Kosher barbecue experts, fire up your grills! You will be tested in southern Connecticut this fall.
Israeli Defense Forces have foiled a Hamas terror attack set to take place in Gush Etzion on Rosh Hashana.
During the day expect to see LOTS of costumes and happy faces in Jerusalem, especially around Safra Square, the biggest Purim street fair in the country.
The Ministry said the consulate will deal with matters such as lost or stolen travel documents, and any other emergency assistance.
"According to the written sources, biblical and post-biblical, there was intense debate as to when Shavuot is celebrated and why."
We have no idea how one can maintain the two warring notions of 'Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans' and 'avoiding immodesty' in the same sentence
King Abdullah II of Jordan is refusing to speak with Israel's PM Netanyahu over tensions at the Temple Mount.
So, go, download, study the material (as prescribed by halacha, come to think of it) and start the three-week countdown to the seder night … Now!
On this Rosh Hashanah, I send warm greetings from Jerusalem to all the Jews around the world...
This Purim the Jews of Istanbul will find the reading of the Megillah especially meaningful at Ahrida Synagogue.