Similar candle-lighting events took place on the third night of Hanukkah in Berlin and in New York City, honoring Holocaust survivors.
“Loneliness is one of the hardest challenges for elderly Israelis -- sometimes that struggle outweighs the usual daily battle for financial survival."
They are put up in places large and small, in front of iconic buildings and in remote settings.
"I am very excited to stand here in this sacred place to light the second Hanukkah candle in the holy city of Jerusalem, the capital of the State of Israel."
A DNA testing done in 2003 and 2004 of several hundred men of this group showed no evidence of Middle Eastern ancestry.
Canada Post has indicated that if sales go well for this printing, production will be higher in coming years and new designs will be added.
"In Sderot, there's a different kind of Jew, one that says, 'Ad kan. That's it. We're done. We're not moving.' And that's a story that doesn't get told enough."
“I hear a lot of ‘Way to go!’ and ‘Happy holiday’ from most people."
'The President's Residence is the home of all the citizens of the State of Israel, each of you here are guests and also hosts.'
The Oz veGaon preserve was established in memory of Gilad Shaer, Eyal Yifrah and Naftali Fraenkel, three Israeli teenagers who were kidnapped on 12 June 12, 2014, outside the Jewish settlement of Alon Shvut in Gush Etzion.
A Spokesman for the Temple Organization Headquarters said there is no more appropriate time than the jubilee year for the liberation of the Temple Mount to renew the Temple service in its proper place, on the Temple Mount.
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.