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White House: Hanukkah Lights Flicker for Saving Syrian Refuges

Obama's Chief of Staff twisted Hanukkah into a holiday that is supposed to remind Jews of Muslim refugees, some of whom are proven terrorists.

Israelis Take Purim Celebrations Seriously

WAFA reports: Hundreds of fanatic Jewish settlers walked around the old town of Hebron, where they are concentrated, banging drums and shouting anti-Palestinian slogans.
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DM Liberman’s Purim Message

Defense Minister Liberman's Purim message to his Chareidi coalition partners.

Storms Send Israeli Mimouna Celebrants Indoors

Stormy weather sent celebrants indoors but did not dampen their joy in celebrating Mimouna after Passover in Israel.

Istanbul Jews to Hear Megillah in 500-Year-Old Synagogue

This Purim the Jews of Istanbul will find the reading of the Megillah especially meaningful at Ahrida Synagogue.

Jerusalem to Open ‘Gazelle Valley’ Park Before Passover

The city of Jerusalem will open Gazelle Valley -- its unique Middle Eastern version of Central Park -- next Monday, just in time for Passover vacation.

Burning to Prepare for Passover in Brooklyn

A Jewish father teaches his daughter about the Torah commandment to burn all remaining bits of bread, etc. before the start of Passover.

New Website Will Get You a Mimouna Invite Even If You Don’t Know Any...

The Dawara Project was established in recognition of all the women and men who open their hearts and their homes, to house and to feed.

Crown Heights Business Owner Predicts Calabria’s Smaller Etrogim ‘Will Work Out’

"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."

Israel Drenched in Early Rain, Thunder and Lightning

This year the rain that usually comes to Israel in its "season" on Sukkot did not wait, and arrived instead on Rosh Hashana.

Anti-Semitic Protesters Demand Kremlin Outlaw Chabad in Russia

Anti-Semitism is again raising its ugly face in the Russian city of Perm, thinly veiled this time with the mask of "anti-Chabad."

Israelis Celebrated a Sweet ‘Mimouna’ Saturday Night

Israelis with Moroccan heritage celebrated the end of Passover with 'Mimouna' Saturday night with music and special, intricate sweet foods.

Lag B’Omer Bonfires at Meron Light Up Night, Brings Prayers & Music By Day...

The 6 am nightmare of police shutting down the buses and miles of traffic all gets wiped away the second the passenger reaches his destination and becomes one with the dancing crowd.

Leftist MK to Propose Nullifying Israel’s Passover Laws

'The decision regarding eating chametz is personal and there is no place for the legislator to become involved by imposing limits and threatening criminal sanctions.'

Shiloh’s Children Hard at Work Baking Matzohs

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

This Year in Jerusalem, Gratitude on Jerusalem Reunification Day

Jerusalem Reunification Day this year marks the start to a momentous, historic week.

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

IDF official Yoav Mordechai intervened with the Palestinian Authority to free four peaceful Arab neighbors jailed for visiting the Efrat mayor's sukkah.

Technion Rabbi Arrested at Temple Mount

Rabbi Dr. Elad Dukov of Haifa's Technion Institute of Technology was arrested Monday at the Temple Mount.

Israel Bans Entry of ‘Four Species’ at Airport, Distributes Free Local Sets

The ban is due to fears of plant diseases and the spread of insects and other pests, even in those brought in for ritual purposes.

Court OK’s Jerusalem Day March Thru Old City’s Muslim Quarter

Israel's High Court approves a Jerusalem Day march through the Old City's Muslim Quarter.

EasyJet Claims ‘Disruptive Passengers’ to Blame for Separation, Removal from Flight

An EasyJet spokesperson denies Jewish passengers were deliberately separated out from the other travelers prior to departure from Barcelona en route to Paris.

Collection of More than 3,000 Passover Haggadahs Displayed in Jerusalem

A collection of thousands of Passover haggadahs displayed in Jerusalem spans centuries and cities around the globe.

Selichot

Ashkenazi Jews begin saying Selichot tonight, the week of Rosh Hashana.

Survey: Vast Majority of Israeli Businesses Prefer to Stay Shut on Shabbat

The vast majority of respondents said staying closed or open on Shabbat should be left to them to decide, while 19% preferred that the decision be enforced by the authorities.

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