As Purim approaches, thousands of Israeli children and families grapple with poverty
Posted on: September 27th, 2014Judaism → Holidays
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 First Temple and exile of most of the Jews, the Babylonians appointed Gedaliah ben Achikaam as governor of Judea. Under Gedaliah’s leadership, Judea and the survivors began to recover. On […]
Posted on: September 24th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Holidays
Technical difficulties canceled the flight, and everyone was sent home...
Posted on: September 23rd, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
PM Netanyahu has sent out his Rosh HaShana greeting to Jews around the world.
Posted on: September 22nd, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Holidays
For the record, Jewish law allows you only to hear on shofar at a time on Rosh HaShanah.
Posted on: September 22nd, 2014News & Views → Eye on "Palestine" → Hamas
Israeli Defense Forces have foiled a Hamas terror attack set to take place in Gush Etzion on Rosh Hashana.
Posted on: September 21st, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
An Arab media outlet appears to be having issues with the closure of the Cave of the Patriarchs to Muslims over Rosh Hashana.
Posted on: September 20th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Holidays
Ashkenazi Jews begin saying Selichot tonight, the week of Rosh Hashana.
Posted on: September 17th, 2014News & Views → Israel → #EyalGiladNaftali
Naftali Frenkel's mother's message for Rosh HaShana is for the Jewish people to remain united, as one family.
Posted on: September 8th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
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.
Posted on: August 5th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Holidays
“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..."
Posted on: July 31st, 2014News & Views → Eye on "Palestine" → Gaza
Israel's Chief Rabbis give ruling exempting IDF soldiers from fasting on Tisha B'Av.
Posted on: June 10th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Holidays
Kosher barbecue experts, fire up your grills! You will be tested in southern Connecticut this fall.
Posted on: June 3rd, 2014News & Views → Business and Economy
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.
Posted on: May 19th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Holidays
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 in Israel to visit Meron on Lag B’Omer. There were fewer complaints of traffic jams, as police didn’t allow private transportation to the site.
Posted on: May 18th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Holidays
Is this a new Lag B'Omer tradition in the making?
Posted on: May 15th, 2014News & Views → Global
Russian Jews led the call for a wider, global Jewish recognition of the rescue of European Jewry.
Posted on: May 6th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Holidays
Sixteen finalists, boys and girls, were facing off on at The Jerusalem Theater stage to win the annual 2014 International Youth Bible Quiz this year.
Posted on: May 6th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
Site-seeing crowds overwhelmed at least four heritage sites on this Yom Ha'Atzma'ut, prompting officials to close their doors on Israel's Independence Day.
Posted on: May 5th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
Israel’s flag waves at half mast for 23,169 lost Israeli soldiers and victims of terror as quiet reigns in the streets on the nation's Remembrance Day.
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