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Hikers Discover Engravings of Menorah and Cross in Judaean Lowlands Water Cistern

5 Tevet 5777 – January 3, 2017
Engravings of a Seven-Branched Menorah and a Cross were Discovered by Hikers in an Ancient Water Cistern in the Judaean lowlands.

Liberman: Shaming Hareidi Soldiers For Military Service Akin to Idolatry [video]

5 Tevet 5777 – January 2, 2017
Defense Minister Liberman pointed out that King David fought, as did Joshua bin Nun, saying they also had an understanding of Torah and Judaism.

Public Menorah Vandalized by Teens in South Orange, NJ

3 Tevet 5777 – December 31, 2016
Vandals damaged a public menorah in South Orange, New Jersey on the sixth night of Chanukah, but were spotted by security cameras.

Ivanka Trump Posts Family Hanukkah Picture from the Pacific

27 Kislev 5777 – December 27, 2016
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 Terrorists Escalate Attacks Around Jerusalem

27 Kislev 5777 – December 26, 2016
Palestinian Authority Arab terrorists attacked Israelis in multiple areas around Jerusalem and at Rachel's Tomb.

Sderot Police Officers Bring Chanukah Joy to Seniors in Southern Israel

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 Chanukah Program to Help 2,500 Severely Disabled Children

26 Kislev 5777 – December 25, 2016
Colel Chabad is the longest continuously running charity in Israel, founded in 1788 by the first Chabad Rebbe, Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi.

This Makes Up for Everything: Happy Hanukkah! Chag Sameach from the White House!

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.'

Netanyahu Says Israel Will ‘Overcome’ UN Resolution, Will Also Stop Funding UN Agencies

PM Netanyahu says Israel is cutting funds to five UN agencies for a start, and is reevaluating its relationship with the world body.

Watch: The White House Kitchen is ‘Kosherized’ for A Hanukkah Party [video]

16 Kislev 5777 – December 15, 2016
Rabbi Levi Shemtov says he is privileged to supervise the "kosherizing" of the most important kitchen in the USA.

Jews Rally, Counter-Rally outside Hoenlein’s Group’s Hanukkah Party at Trump’s DC Hotel [video]

A pro-Trump protester yelled at Sharon Kleinbaum, clergywoman of LGBT Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, 'You would have been on the side of Antiochus rather than Judah the Maccabee.'

Obama at Last Hanukkah Party: They Said I Won’t Last 1 Year, I Made...

Say what you will, the man has great writers and – crucial – can deliver a line.

PM and Wife Sara Visit Great Synagogue of Astana in Historic Visit

15 Kislev 5777 – December 14, 2016
PM Netanyahu and his wife visited the Great Synagogue in the capital city of Kazakhstan, Astana, "in an Islamic country that honors coexistence."

Joint Azeri-Israeli Presidential Fund Supports Local Jewish Education

14 Kislev 5777 – December 13, 2016
PM Netanyahu revealed in a speech in Baku that Israel jointly funds Jewish education with the president of Azerbaijan, and his predecessor.

Which Is Worse for Jews: Halloween or Christmas?

29 Tishri 5777 – October 31, 2016
It is impossible to paint lipstick on either of these pigs, but in the competition between Halloween and Christmas over which of the two holidays is more dangerous Halloween wins out, hands down.

Peacemaking Arab Neighbors Freed from PA Prison for Visit to Efrat Mayor’s Sukkah

23 Tishri 5777 – October 24, 2016
IDF official Yoav Mordechai intervened with the Palestinian Authority to free four peaceful Arab neighbors jailed for visiting the Efrat mayor's sukkah.

Thousands Show Solidarity With Israel in Annual Jerusalem March

19 Tishri 5777 – October 20, 2016
Thousands of Christians from around the world showed their solidarity in the capital on the Festival of Sukkot in the annual Jerusalem March.

Pres. & First Lady Rivlin Welcome Thousands to The Sukkah

President Reuven Rivlin and his wife welcomed some 6,000 visitors to their sukkah in Jerusalem.

Liberman Tells New Lone Soldier, ‘To This Day I Speak With Mistakes and A...

DM Liberman advised a new IDF Lone Soldier not to worry about language skills, saying he still speaks with mistakes.

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