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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.

Selichot

Ashkenazi Jews begin saying Selichot tonight, the week of Rosh Hashana.

Mother of Naftali Frenkel With Rosh HaShana Request for Jewish Unity [video]

Naftali Frenkel's mother's message for Rosh HaShana is for the Jewish people to remain united, as one family.

Chabad of Tel Aviv Resumes Shabbat Para Glider Campaign

There are many ways to let Jews know when it's time to light candles for the Sabbath -- in Tel Aviv, Chabad sends a para glider to fly over the beach.

Hundreds of Jews Ascend Temple Mount for Tisha B’Av

“Today, on Tisha B'Av, the day upon which the Holy Temple was destroyed, we came together with hundreds of Jews to the Temple Mount to fulfill the commandment of being in the holy place, to pray there for the welfare of the IDF soldiers who are defending all of Israel..."

Combat Soldiers Forbidden to Fast on Tisha B’Av

Israel's Chief Rabbis give ruling exempting IDF soldiers from fasting on Tisha B'Av.

Fire it Up for the Southern New England Kosher BBQ Contest

Kosher barbecue experts, fire up your grills! You will be tested in southern Connecticut this fall.

The Inside Story of Israel’s Dairy Industry

The Israeli cow is considered a global leader in milk yields, with the highest national milk and milk solid yields in the world according the Israeli Dairy Board.

Tens of Thousands Visit Meron

Police report that tens of thousands of people visited the grave of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai in Meron this year. It's become a popular tradition...

How Jewish Traditions Begin (Photo Essay)

Is this a new Lag B'Omer tradition in the making?

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