To be fair to the Israeli PM, the Persian king in the Megillah is in cahoots with Haman's plot to destroy all the Jews in his empire, and the reversal of his position is the essence of the Purim miracle.
Most of the Jewish Community Centers that received threats had received them before, including the one in Vancouver, where the JCC was threatened last week.
During the day expect to see LOTS of costumes and happy faces in Jerusalem, especially around Safra Square, the biggest Purim street fair in the country.
Residents at the center worked together with volunteers for two days to prepare the mishloach manot gift baskets, thanks to a budget secured by the mayor.
'They wanted to kill us,' the children finally roared, after some hesitation.
We have no idea how one can maintain the two warring notions of 'Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans' and 'avoiding immodesty' in the same sentence
Many of the project's volunteers this year are Israeli special needs teenagers from Gan Yavne.
Israeli schoolchildren, all across the country, will leave their classrooms to plant trees… but this Tu B'Shvat, things will be very different.
A new path running among two-thousand year old ritual baths that were used by pilgrims visiting the Temple Mount is to be inaugurated at the Ophel site in the Walls Around Jerusalem National Park.
The prison term for the murder by stoning sends a message to Arabs that Israel will no longer tolerate terrorism of any kind.
The women-free show for the Orthodox Jewish audience included clowns, animals, tight-rope dancers, a basketball team on unicycles and acrobats.
Engravings of a Seven-Branched Menorah and a Cross were Discovered by Hikers in an Ancient Water Cistern in the Judaean lowlands.
Defense Minister Liberman pointed out that King David fought, as did Joshua bin Nun, saying they also had an understanding of Torah and Judaism.
Vandals damaged a public menorah in South Orange, New Jersey on the sixth night of Chanukah, but were spotted by security cameras.
Donald Trump is about to become the very first US president who has halachically Jewish grandchildren (the Clintons' son-in-law is Jewish, too, but that's just not good enough for Jewish law).
Palestinian Authority Arab terrorists attacked Israelis in multiple areas around Jerusalem and at Rachel's Tomb.
Local police in the southern Israeli city of Sderot came to spend Chanukah with seniors this week, singing and sharing sufganiyot together.
Netanyahu: ‘According to UN, Maccabees Did Not Liberate Jerusalem, They Occupied Palestinian Territory’
PM Netanyahu says with sarcasm that according to the United Nations, the Maccabees did not liberate Jerusalem, but rather "occupied Palestinian territory."
Colel Chabad is the longest continuously running charity in Israel, founded in 1788 by the first Chabad Rebbe, Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi.
He did not mention that, had the Maccabees redeemed the Holy Temple today, they would surely have been condemned by the UN Security Council, with the US abstaining, because said Holy Temple stood in 'Occupied East Jerusalem.'