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‘Divine Cleaning Team’ at the Western Wall Busy on the Job

Twice a year the Rabbi of the Western Wall oversees collection of "God's Mail" in order to make way for the next half-year's onslaught to come.

Tower of David Museum Gears Up for Passover with King David Laser Show

King David has been the inspiration for artists for centuries and is one of the most well-known Biblical figures in the history of art.

Tel Aviv Purim Party: 53 Require Medical Attention, 11 Detained by Police

Five people were held on suspicion of drug trafficking and violence, and six were accused of selling alcohol to minors.

Watch Megilla Brachot Recited at the White House

Can anyone even remember a time, ever, when the Megilla was read at the White House?

Israelis Take Purim Celebrations Seriously

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.
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DM Liberman’s Purim Message

Defense Minister Liberman's Purim message to his Chareidi coalition partners.

Watch US Ambassador David Friedman & Wife Tammy’s Musical Purim Holiday Greetings

The Ambassador and his wife wished the people of Israel a joyous and peaceful holiday.

‘Rabbis for Human Rights’ Demand Restricting Hebron Purim Parade

Perhaps the RHR should sue to eliminate the entire ninth chapter in the Book of Esther from Megillah readings across Israel, seeing as it depicts how the Jews take revenge against their sworn enemies.

Sovereignty Supporters Celebrate Tu B’Shvat at Oz Ve’Gaon Nature Preserve

Tu b’Shevat events are another layer connecting the People of Israel to their Land.
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This Tu B’Shvat be Part of “70 Orchards for Israel’s 70th Birthday”

​​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?

Students, Adults Celebrate Tu B’Shevat With Hikes, Gardening, Tree Plantings

In addition to planting new trees, it is traditional to eat dried fruits and nuts that symbolise the Holy Land, including figs and dates.

Report: IDF Discriminates Against Settlers Wishing to Plant JNF Trees on Tu B’Shvat

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.
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Watch: Clashes at Joseph’s Tomb as Hundreds of Jews Light Eighth Hanukkah Candle

According to the IDF, three of the rioters were arrested. According to Ma'an, the number stands at 17.

Worldwide Chanukah Project: Lighting Up Places of Darkness

"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..."

Vandals Spill Animal Blood on Kiev Public Menorah

Several days before, a swastika was drawn on the menorah.

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.

Third Hanukkah Candle Lit at Western Wall to Honor Holocaust Survivors

Similar candle-lighting events took place on the third night of Hanukkah in Berlin and in New York City, honoring Holocaust survivors.

1,200 Israeli Elderly Receive Visits to Brighten Hanukkah

“Loneliness is one of the hardest challenges for elderly Israelis -- sometimes that struggle outweighs the usual daily battle for financial survival."

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.

‘It Happened Only a Few Meters From Where I Stand,’ US Ambassador to Israel...

"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."

Northeastern India’s ‘Lost Jewish Tribe’ Lights First Candle of Hanukkah

A DNA testing done in 2003 and 2004 of several hundred men of this group showed no evidence of Middle Eastern ancestry.

Historic ‘First’ as Canada Post Issues Hanukkah Stamp

Canada Post has indicated that if sales go well for this printing, production will be higher in coming years and new designs will be added.

US Ambassador Discovers in Sderot Yeshiva, City, Defying Terror with Growth

"In Sderot, there's a different kind of Jew, one that says, 'Ad kan. That's it. We're done. We're not moving.' And that's a story that doesn't get told enough."

Muslim Driver Transforms Egged Bus Into ‘Sukkah Mobile’ in Jerusalem

“I hear a lot of ‘Way to go!’ and ‘Happy holiday’ from most people."

President Rivlin, First Lady, Welcome Israelis, Diaspora Jews, into Traditional Open Sukkah

'The President's Residence is the home of all the citizens of the State of Israel, each of you here are guests and also hosts.'

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