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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.

Chabad Says ‘No Way We Won’t Make a Seder’ in Katmandu

Chabad-Lubavitch officials say “there’s no way in the world, come Passover we will not make a seder for the thousands of Jews who are relying on us” this year in Katmandu, Nepal.

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.

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.

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.
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The Shotz Dynasty’s Lag B’Omer Bonfire on Mt. Miron

Rabbi Yoel Moscowicz, the first Rebbe of Shotz, was a fifth generation descendant of the founder of Hasidism Rabbi Yisroel Baal Shem Tov.
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30 Injured in Stamford Hill Lag B’Omer Bonfire Explosion

As Samsung learned the hard way with its infamous Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, the lithium-ion battery inside the spiritually corrupting smartphone can cause a physically corrupting explosion.

Fake History: UNESCO to Vote on Israel’s Sovereign Right to Jerusalem – on Israel’s...

"Such absurd and historically baseless resolutions undermine UNESCO's mission of safeguarding humanity's cultural heritage."

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.

New Study: Nearly Every Israeli will Eat Matza and Keep Kosher on Pesach Eve

90% of Israelis will participate in a Seder, and 80% of "secular" Jews believe in God. Not bad.

Jews in Hebron Move into Beit Rachel & Beit Leah, Near Cave of the...

“With our entrance may we merit to continue to fulfill the Torah commandment to walk in the path of our Father Abraham in carrying out the redemption of the Land of Israel."

Preparations Completed for Priestly Blessing from Jerusalem

Rabbis have been busy with preparations for the traditional Birkat Kohanim, Priestly Blessing, set for Thursday.

Colorado Springs Synagogue to Relocate for Yom Kippur After Rosh Hashanah Fire

While the congregation hastily made its way out of the building, Rabbi Liberow and a few of the congregants were able to get the Torah scrolls and prayer books out.

Ivanka Trump Posts Family Hanukkah Picture from the Pacific

Donald Trump is about to become the very first US president who has halachically Jewish grandchildren (the Clintons' son-in-law is Jewish, too, but that's just not good enough for Jewish law).

European Leaders Reaffirm Commitment to ‘Fight Anti-Semitism’

European leaders reaffirm their commitment to fight anti-Semitism in their countries ahead of the Jewish New Year.

US Senator Ted Cruz Calls for Recognition of Jerusalem as Eternal, Undivided Capital of...

"Move the American Embassy to Jerusalem, and formally recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s eternal and undivided capital."

Cairo Genizah Project Reveals 11th Century Passover Haggadah

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.

Pharoah Sends Passover Greetings; Rare Scarab Seal Found at Tel Dor

A rare scarab seal belonging to a senior Egyptian official of the 13th Pharaonic Dynasty is found by a birdwatcher on Israel's northern coast.

Hanukkah Miracle Brings ‘770’ Stabbing Victim Home

A Chabad rabbinic student stabbed in "770" has returned home from the hospital.

Shiloh’s Children Hard at Work Baking Matzohs

Children in the Binyamin Jewish community of Shiloh are hard at work baking matzohs for Passover -- as usual.

Court Rejects Police Demand to Remove Temple Mount Activist Who May Conduct Pascal Sacrifice

At the same time, the Judge issued a restraining order against the activists barring them from entering the Temple Mount compound until Wednesday.

Arabs Terrorize Worshipers in Jerusalem’s Ancient Shiloach Yemenite Synagogue

The ancient Yemenite synagogue in Jerusalem's Shiloach area came under repeated attack during prayers over Shavuot.

No Joy in Yeshivaville: Ringling Brothers Strike their Tent after Passover

The women-free show for the Orthodox Jewish audience included clowns, animals, tight-rope dancers, a basketball team on unicycles and acrobats.

Black Crosses Spray-Painted on Synagogue In Dark of Night on Yom Kippur

Anti-Semitism reared its ugly head in the heart of the holy city on the holiest day of the Jewish year.

‘Driving’ Cancer Away with a Smile and a Cup of Joe

It’s an emotionally grinding drill that was all too familiar to Arele and David Weingarten, when their mother, Miriam succumbed to the disease after prolonged cancer treatment.

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