Colel Chabad’s national network of soup kitchens is part of Israel’s longest continuously running charity, founded in 1788.
Police were told the suspect didn’t like where his neighbor wanted to build his sukkah, who then nevertheless built it on the site.
This year, volunteers will erect and dismantle some 250 Sukkot around the country.
If anyone asks, this is why Israel closes off the Gaza Strip and the Palestinian Authority for the duration of Jewish holidays: to commemorate the Park Hotel massacre.
“The government that sent our sons to this war should be expected to send a minister to the ceremony,” said Eli Ben-Shalom, chairman of Yad L’Banim.
Our rough estimate suggests the study bid came to $21.42 per page, and we believe that at these rates we could persuade millions of Jews to study the Talmud.
The majority of the cases dealt with people who fainted, were dehydrated, or felt severely ill due to the fast.
US envoy Jason Greenblatt will conduct meetings “in advance of a private trip in the region with his family" for the Jewish holiday of Sukkot.
At issue is the agreement with the city of Bnei Brak that prohibits digging and other work on the Light Rail tracks during the Sabbath and on Yom Kippur.
"In the framework of the rules of the Temple Mount, in accordance with the status quo in the area, ritual activity with overt external features, including the four species, is forbidden."
"We thank God for the ancient faith of the Jewish People and the unbreakable bond between the United States and Israel..."
On the eve of Rosh Hashanah 5778, the population of Israel is estimated at 8.743 million.
This year an estimated 37,000 Jews from Israel and around the world have boarded planes to head to the site so far.
It’s an emotionally grinding drill that was all too familiar to Arele and David Weingarten, when their mother, Miriam succumbed to the disease after prolonged cancer treatment.
This year, instead of seeing your children as a distraction from the path to spiritual preparation for Yom Tov, look to them to guide you towards a year of growth.
In late August, four coalitions of Jewish clergy issued statements they planned to boycott the president's call, in response to Trump’s weak response to the neo-Nazi and white supremacist riots in Charlottesville, Va.
The remains of two firebombs were later found in the building.
The real news is that in nearly every Israeli supermarket chain this year, the price of groceries has dropped.
If Jews had the ability to ignore religious provocation when they saw one, we'd still have the Second Temple, if not the First.
Cognitively, Tsippi is unimpaired. Physically, her life is a major challenge. Medically, she’s cleared to go home – but not to the home she once lived in.
"Even the non-Jewish farmers admit it’s all in God’s hands. They may have a surprise, and a new crop may soon have beautiful, clean Esrogim."
You could finish Ma'ariv with the minyan, then even do Kiddush Levanah, if the sky isn't overcast, change into your leather shorts and hit the festival.
Threats of Muslim violence threatened to stop the traditional march around the walls of Jerusalem on Tisha B'Av.
An unprecedented Yiddish version by Hindy Nosek-Abelson.
'We wanted to take American support for Israel to new symbolic heights – and show our all-encompassing pride across sea, air, and land.'