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Jazz Great Daniel Zamir Opens Up About Music & Religion
 
Huge Stalactite Cave Discovered Near Gush Etzion

September 21, 2014 - 12:44 PM
 
Police Find 3.5 Tons of Marijuana North of Tel Aviv [video]

September 21, 2014 - 11:19 AM
 
Israel’s Population Nears 9 Million

September 21, 2014 - 11:03 AM
 
‘Benign Neglect’ May Be Setting Up Eastern Jerusalem Jews for Expulsion

September 21, 2014 - 10:29 AM
 
ISIS Shows Off 13-Year-Old Belgian Boy Jihadist

September 21, 2014 - 9:24 AM
 
ISIS Releases Hour-Long ‘Feature Film’

September 21, 2014 - 1:45 AM
 
Muslims Plead with ISIS for Life of UK Aid Worker Alan Henning

September 21, 2014 - 12:44 AM
 
Selichot

September 20, 2014 - 11:55 PM
 
Negotiations With Hamas Moved Up a Day

September 20, 2014 - 11:50 PM
 
Turkey Retrieves 49 Citizen Hostages from ISIS

September 20, 2014 - 10:17 PM
 
First Time: Iran, China Begin Joint Naval Drills

September 20, 2014 - 9:51 PM
 
Lockheed Martin Registers Company in Israel

September 20, 2014 - 9:21 PM
 
Report: Netanyahu, Lapid Reach 2015 Budget Deal

September 20, 2014 - 9:17 PM
 
Jordanian Lawmakers Cancel Gaza Visit on Security Grounds

September 20, 2014 - 9:02 PM
 
conEdision’s Multilingual Video on Gas Safety [video]

September 20, 2014 - 8:40 PM
 
Lapid Slammed by Secular and Press for Shabbat Press Conference

September 20, 2014 - 8:28 PM
 
Israeli Drone Crashes Near Border in Southern Lebanon

September 20, 2014 - 8:18 PM
 
For Grass Roots Klinghoffer Protest 9/22, Jewish Establishment MIA

September 19, 2014 - 6:41 PM
 
Senate Approves ‘ISIS Bill’ – US Military Hopes for More

September 19, 2014 - 5:40 PM
 
Iranians Try to Infiltrate Israel with Stolen Israeli Passports

September 19, 2014 - 4:04 PM
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Holidays
Men who are Kohanim -- members of the priestly caste -- spread their prayer shawls in preparation for the benediction of the Jewish Nation at the Western Wall.
 

Posted on: April 16th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishHolidays

Rabbis have been busy with preparations for the traditional Birkat Kohanim, Priestly Blessing, set for Thursday.

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Blue Valley High School, Overland Park, Kansas, the school attended by 14-year-old shooting victim Reat Griffin Underwood.
 

Posted on: April 16th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The suspect charged in the pre-Passover shooting deaths of three people outside two Kansas Jewish centers is a known white supremacist.

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Hundreds came to the Bangkok Chabad House Passover seder this year.
 

Posted on: April 16th, 2014

News & ViewsGlobal

More than 400 people sat down at the first seder this year at the Chabad House of Bangkok, Thailand.

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Children Seder in the Field
 

Posted on: April 14th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishHolidays

We would like to wish all our readers a wonderful and kosher Pesach holiday.

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Burning Chametz
 

Posted on: April 14th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishHolidays

No, it's not another Haredi protest against the draft, it's burning the Chametz.

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A recreation of the Passover sacrifice in Jerusalem, on April 10, 2014.
 

Posted on: April 14th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishHolidays

Even the Egyptians didn't dare do this!

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A family Pesach seder in Tzur Hadassah, Israel, April 6, 2012.
 

Posted on: April 13th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishHolidays

90% of Israelis will participate in a Seder, and 80% of "secular" Jews believe in God. Not bad.

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Golani Pesach
 

Posted on: April 13th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishHolidays

The IDF has stocked up for Passover, and hopes the citizens will enjoy touring the countryside (but don't hike in any minefields).

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Two young matzoh bakers hard at work in the Binyamin community of Shiloh.
 

Posted on: April 9th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishHolidays

Children in the Binyamin Jewish community of Shiloh are hard at work baking matzohs for Passover -- as usual.

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Mahzor; “Lifting Seder Plate” illuminated manuscript (ca. 1490s).
 

Posted on: April 7th, 2014

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

It’s taken 14 years and an ocean of sorrow but a “chained woman” is free in time for the seder.

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Ex-Israeli president Moshe Katsav on his way to serve 7 years in jail, March 22, 2011
 

Posted on: April 7th, 2014

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

Israeli ex-Pres. Moshe Katsav has requested a Passover prison leave though he isn't eligible.

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Volunteers begin the massive preparations for holiday food packages for families in Shomron (Samaria)
 

Posted on: April 2nd, 2014

News & ViewsJewishHolidays

"Some families are victims of terror attacks, who are at the verge of starvation." At least 100 basic food packages are prepared monthly.

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Jewish men from the Temple Institute attend a Passover Sacrifice, but not on the Temple Mount, at least not yet.
 

Posted on: April 1st, 2014

News & ViewsJewishHolidays

No one really believes it will happen this year, and it may not even be “kosher,” but there’s nothing like faith.

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Israeli backpackers rely on the Chabad House in Nepal as a "go to" spot for all their Jewish needs.
 

Posted on: March 26th, 2014

News & ViewsGlobal

Chabad-Lubavitch officials say “there’s no way in the world, come Passover we will not make a seder for the thousands of Jews who are relying on us” this year in Katmandu, Nepal.

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