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1,000 Youth in Israel Pick Fruit for Needy on Tu B’Shevat

In honor of Tu B'Shevat, youth volunteering with Leket Israel, are picking excess fruit remaining on trees in people's private gardens to give to the poor.

French Soldier Accidentally Fires His Gun Outside Jewish Center

Miracles were added in France late last week when a soldier accidently fired a volley outside a Jewish center, harming no one.

PM Netanyahu Competes in International Bible Quiz

Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu competed with others Tuesday in the fifth International Bible Quiz in Jerusalem.

Chabad of Dead Sea ‘Lights Up’ Israeli-Jordanian Border Base

Chabad of the Dead Sea has been busy "lighting up" the area -- even as far as the Jordanian border.

Giant Chabad Menorah Lit Without Ceremony in Martin Place, Sydney

The annual Giant Chabad Menorah was lit without a ceremony this year in Martin Place, Sydney.

Hanukkah Miracle Brings ‘770’ Stabbing Victim Home

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

President Erdogan Sends Hanukkah Greetings to Turkey’s Jews, Beats Obama to Holiday!

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lost no time this year in publicly offering warm Chanukah greetings to the nation's Jewish community, even ahead of US Pres. Obama.

The Shabbos Project: Jews Worldwide Keeping This Shabbos Together

This Friday, millions of Jews in 340 cities around the world will be 'keeping it together.' The 7th day. Shabbat.

Racheli Frenkel: Be Joyful on the Holiday for Our Boys Too [photos]

In Giv’at Oz veGa’on in Gush Etzion, celebrations were held for Simchat Beit HaShoeva.

Temple Mount Closed to Jewish Visitors – Hamas, ISIS Reportedly Control Site

Israel Police closed the Temple Mount to Jewish visitors on Sunday, Chol Hamoed Sukkot. MK Feiglin alleges Hamas and ISIS control the site.

‘Rickshaw’ Sukkah Makes the Rounds in New York

A “wandering Sukkah” catches up with wandering Jews.

New York, High-End Dealers Cater To Jews Seeking The Perfect Etrog

The “perfect” etrog actually has one big non-Halachic blemish – it is not grown in Israel.

Rare ‘Four Species’ Coin from Bar Kochba in Display in Israel

The exhibition includes the largest gold medallion with Judaic symbols known in existence.

Israelis Mark Yom Kippur with Prayers for Peace and Life

“The meaning of Yom Kippur takes on an added significance when we think of all the rockets that were fired and the people who were saved by miracles this summer.

Holy Crisis Intervention From Beyond the Grave

A dynamic young man who left this world far earlier than expected still managed to help another Jew, even from beyond the grave.

Prayers from a Jewish Soul Soaring on a Skateboard

A semi-pro skier whose soul loves to fly in the sky even when his body is grounded finds he can integrate both in a Torah-observant lifestyle.

Chabad Emissary Spends Rosh HaShanah in a Nepal Prison

A mistake made by a clerk who stamped a visa the wrong way sent a Chabad emissary to prison in Nepal for the Rosh HaShanah holiday this year.

Uman Jews Fined $15K for Breslov Pilgrims’ Tent City

The city of Uman has fined its Jewish community $15,000 for the erecting an unlicensed tent city to greet pilgrims for the Rosh HaShana holiday.

BB Gunman Fires at Jews in Baltimore on Rosh HaShanah

An anti-Semite shot a wake-up call for Jews in Baltimore.

Fast of Gedaliah

On Sunday, Jews will be refraining from food and drink from dawn until sunset to commemorate the Fast of Gedaliah. Following Nebuchadnetzar’s destruction of the...

Breslov Hassidim to Spend Rosh Hashana in Israel

Technical difficulties canceled the flight, and everyone was sent home...

Rosh HaShana Message from PM Binyamin Netanyahu

PM Netanyahu has sent out his Rosh HaShana greeting to Jews around the world.

Guinness Record for Shofar Blowing Broken in NJ

For the record, Jewish law allows you only to hear on shofar at a time on Rosh HaShanah.

Report: IDF Foils Rosh Hashana Terror Attack Set for Gush Etzion

Israeli Defense Forces have foiled a Hamas terror attack set to take place in Gush Etzion on Rosh Hashana.

Arab Media Outlet Struggles w/ Cave of Patriarchs Closure to Muslims on Rosh Hashana

An Arab media outlet appears to be having issues with the closure of the Cave of the Patriarchs to Muslims over Rosh Hashana.

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