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Tu b’Av Love and the Power of “Shema”
 
Gene Wilder, Iconic Jewish Comedian and Actor, Dead at 83

August 30, 2016 - 12:57 AM
 
75th Anniversary of Massacre of Jews in Moletai, Lithuania

August 29, 2016 - 11:58 PM
 
Israel to Compete at World Baseball Qualifier in Brooklyn, NY

August 29, 2016 - 10:51 PM
 
BOI Keeps Interest Rate Unchanged for September

August 29, 2016 - 10:37 PM
 
Hundreds of New Hotel Rooms Slated for Jerusalem as Tourist Demand Skyrockets

August 29, 2016 - 10:27 PM
 
Liberman: No Negotiations With Hamas Over IDF Soldiers’ Bodies

August 29, 2016 - 10:01 PM
 
Iran ‘Not Worried’ About Falling Oil Prices

August 29, 2016 - 9:40 PM
 
Busy Traffic at Gaza-Israel Border Crossings

August 29, 2016 - 8:07 PM
 
New Management: Liberman Says Soldiers Shouldn’t Have to Consult a Lawyer on the Battlefield

August 29, 2016 - 6:35 PM
 
Reports: Police Using Systematic Harassment of Jews Outside Temple Mount

August 29, 2016 - 2:16 PM
 
Catholic Bishop Calls Destruction of 17 Belfast Jewish Graves ‘Shameful’

August 29, 2016 - 1:28 PM
 
Soldier Who Shot Dead PA Arab on Friday Suspected of Negligent Homicide

August 29, 2016 - 12:30 PM
 
Iran Deploys S-300 Long Range Missiles at Fordow Nuclear Site

August 29, 2016 - 10:55 AM
 
Police Seize 30,000 Eggs Unfit for Human Consumption in Arab City

August 29, 2016 - 9:50 AM
 
Report: Putin to Host Netanyahu Abbas Summit in Moscow

August 29, 2016 - 9:05 AM
 
Bomb Blast Outside Brussels Police Building

August 29, 2016 - 8:21 AM
 
300 Orthodox Rabbis Unite To Combat Child Sexual Abuse Epidemic

August 29, 2016 - 12:22 AM
 
Israel’s Wix Teams Up with New York Yankees in Sponsorship Deal

August 29, 2016 - 12:12 AM
 
Islam Karimov, Long-time Ruler of Uzbekistan, Hospitalized

August 29, 2016 - 12:02 AM
 
Swedish Zionist Federation Assembles Pro-Israel Rally

August 28, 2016 - 10:53 PM
 
Israeli Bus Attacked by Arab Terrorists in Central Region

August 28, 2016 - 10:36 PM
 
Palestinian Authority (Again) Rejects New Attempt at Final Status Talks

August 28, 2016 - 10:19 PM
 
New Smuggler Tunnel Detected, Under US-Mexican Border!!

August 28, 2016 - 9:16 PM
 
‘Tent-In’ Protest Planned in Galilee Over Development Cutbacks

August 28, 2016 - 7:38 PM
 
Former Israeli Defense Minister Binyamin Fuad Ben-Eliezer Dies at Age 80

August 28, 2016 - 7:22 PM
 
Tehran Arrests Local IranDeal Negotiator as Spy

August 28, 2016 - 5:48 PM
 
Agriculture Minister: Israeli Farmers Will Export Cannabis in Two Years

August 28, 2016 - 5:15 PM
 
Border Guard Arrest Suspect Armed with Knife at Shuafat Check Post

August 28, 2016 - 4:33 PM
 
Oded Kobo’s, Roman Abramovich’s Shellanoo Planning TASE IPO

August 28, 2016 - 2:15 PM
 
205 Experts Polled: Hamas, PLO Likely to Split October Municipal Elections

August 28, 2016 - 1:25 PM
 
Defense Witnesses in Hebron Shooting Trial Accuses Ya’alon of Meddling

August 28, 2016 - 12:00 PM
 
Kurds Shoot Rockets at Turkish Airport, Kill 11 Police in Truck Bomb Attack

August 28, 2016 - 11:07 AM
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Tourists seen walking at the Dome of the Rock on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.
 

Posted on: April 25th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

Rabbi Dr. Elad Dukov of Haifa's Technion Institute of Technology was arrested Monday at the Temple Mount.

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Cave of the Patriarchs, Hebron
 

Posted on: April 25th, 2016

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

Tens of thousands of Jews streamed into Hebron to celebrate the city's annual Passover festival.

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An IMAX camera mounted on a crane captures the recitation of the priestly blessing at the Western Wall during Passover.
 

Posted on: April 25th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

Tens of thousands of descendants of the priests of Israel gather each year to bless the Nation worldwide.

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Temple Mount
 

Posted on: April 24th, 2016

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

By 9 am on the second day of Passover, five Jews had already been arrested on the Temple Mount.

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British prime minister David Cameron speaks at a news conference March 2014 in Jerusalem.
 

Posted on: April 24th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

UK PM David Cameron called British Jewry a national "success story" in this year's Passover message.

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Tel Dor excavation site, aerial view
 

Posted on: April 24th, 2016

News & ViewsArchaeology

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.

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World's Highest Seder in Kathmandu, Nepal
 

Posted on: April 24th, 2016

News & ViewsGlobalAsia

Hundreds attended this year's Chabad of Nepal seder in the Himalayas, the highest place on earth, despite no public notice of its whereabouts.

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Anemone flowers seen blooming in Eshkol National Park.
 

Posted on: April 23rd, 2016

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

Tens of thousands of Israelis were out in the parks celebrating the Passover holiday this weekend.

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Jewish men praying in the community of Perm, Russia.
 

Posted on: April 21st, 2016

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Anti-Semitism is again raising its ugly face in the Russian city of Perm, thinly veiled this time with the mask of "anti-Chabad."

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The Birds’ Head Haggadah
 

Posted on: April 21st, 2016

News & ViewsMediaArts and Entertainment

The family’s attorney is E. Randol Schoenberg, who helped Maria Altmann successfully recover Gustav Klimt's "Woman in Gold," from the Belvedere Museum in Vienna.

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JewishPress Logo
 

Posted on: April 20th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHolidays

Police found hundreds of Trump Vodka bottles with forged Passover-friendly stickers on them.

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Tel Aviv Marina (2016)
 

Posted on: April 18th, 2016

News & ViewsMediaArts and Entertainment

Israelis and tourists from all over the country and abroad are in Tel Aviv this week to celebrate water sports.

A Bicycle Built for Six
 

Posted on: April 18th, 2016

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

Tel Aviv is getting ready to curb biking on the city's sidewalks, and penalize those who break the law.

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Colel Chabad holiday "credit card."
 

Posted on: April 14th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishChabad

Colel Chabad is working with the Israeli government to make sure that every Israeli has what they need for Passover.

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Sign in Gazelle Valley, Jerusalem.
 

Posted on: April 8th, 2016

News & ViewsMediaArts and Entertainment

Jerusalem's newest award-winning wildlife park is an island of serenity in a city buzzing with culture.

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The Zevach Pesach Haggadah, published by the Marco Antonio Giustiniani Printing house in Venice, 1545
 

Posted on: April 5th, 2016

News & ViewsGlobal

A collection of thousands of Passover haggadahs displayed in Jerusalem spans centuries and cities around the globe.

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Anousim Hagada
 

Posted on: March 31st, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHolidays

The Hagada includes many traditional Passover songs in Ladino, and follows the tradition of the Portuguese Amsterdam Hagadot, and was edited and produced by members of the Recife Sephardic Association.

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Purim celebrants (Torah students) at a yeshiva in a Jerusalem suburb.
 

Posted on: March 30th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishChabad

A Jew in Paris decided to liven things up a little towards the end of Purim at the synagogue ...

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The bima in the ancient Ahrida Synagogue in Istanbul is formed to resemble the ships that brought the Jews to the Ottoman Empire.
 

Posted on: March 23rd, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHolidays

This Purim the Jews of Istanbul will find the reading of the Megillah especially meaningful at Ahrida Synagogue.

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu checks out the new fruits and nuts, traditionally eaten during the Jewish holiday of Tu b'Shevat.
 

Posted on: January 25th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHolidays

Israel's President and Ministers took part in tree planting and new fruit tasting today, on the eve of Tu B'Shvat, the new year for the trees.

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