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Hundreds of Jews Ascend Temple Mount for Tisha B’Av

“Today, on Tisha B'Av, the day upon which the Holy Temple was destroyed, we came together with hundreds of Jews to the Temple Mount to fulfill the commandment of being in the holy place, to pray there for the welfare of the IDF soldiers who are defending all of Israel..."

Longtime Agunah, ‘Chained Woman’ Freed for Passover

It’s taken 14 years and an ocean of sorrow but a “chained woman” is free in time for the seder.

Netanyahu Apologizes for ‘Regrettable Mistake’ at Yom Kippur War Memorial Ceremony

“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.

Israeli Postal Service Delivers Letters to God at the Wall Ahead of Rosh Hashanah

Hundreds of letters are mailed to Israel annually addressed to "God," "Jesus," "Our Dear Father in Heaven" and "the Western Wall."

Jewish Families Preview Next Year’s Cars at Javits on Chol Hamoed Passover

Families always face the dilemma of planning fun and appropriate activities during intermediate days of Passover.

Trump Says No Aid to Palestinian Authority ‘Until We Make a Deal’

“I really do believe we are going to make a deal. I hope so. It would be a great thing to do.”

Vandals ‘Severely Damage’ NYC Chanukah Menorah But the Light Continues

Vandals tried to destroy Chanukiyah in NYC's Carl Schurz Park, but it is repaired and ready for lighting tonight.

Mazel Tov Jerusalem Reunited Half a Century! (List of Events Included)

‘“Rejoice with Jerusalem, and be glad with her, all you who love her,’ Happy Jerusalem Day.’”

Pascal Sacrifice Drill Next Thursday at the Kotel

A goat will be slaughtered, skinned and stretched on a spit fire – the Torah commands us not to break any of its parts, a show of our 'holy chutzpa.'

Joyous Bnei Brak Parade Celebrates Israel’s Shmitah Farmers

Thousands came to honor Israel's Shmitah farmers at a parade in Bnei Brak on Wednesday. They celebrated into the night.

Historic ‘First’ as Canada Post Issues Hanukkah Stamp

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.

Fear of New Bombing Attack Keeps Jews Away from Tunisian Lag B’Omer Pilgrimage

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned of "concrete threats" of terror attacks against Jewish and Israeli targets in Tunisia.

Tunisian Jew Stabbed in Djerba

A local Jewish merchant was stabbed Monday on the island of Djerba.

Temple Mount Closed to Jewish Visitors – Hamas, ISIS Reportedly Control Site

Israel Police closed the Temple Mount to Jewish visitors on Sunday, Chol Hamoed Sukkot. MK Feiglin alleges Hamas and ISIS control the site.

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.'

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.

Bnei Brak Threatens Court Action to Block Light Rail Work on Yom Kippur &...

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.

British PM Calls UK Jews ‘British Success Story’ in Passover Message

UK PM David Cameron called British Jewry a national "success story" in this year's Passover message.

Authorities Alarmed over Rogue Pascal Sacrifice on Passover Eve

For the fourth consecutive year, Returning to the Mountain activists are expected to arrive at the Temple Mount on Friday, carrying sacrificial lambs, to attempt to carry out the Pascal sacrifice.

Biur Chametz

No, it's not another Haredi protest against the draft, it's burning the Chametz.

Tens of Thousands Stream into Hebron for Passover Festival

Tens of thousands of Jews streamed into Hebron to celebrate the city's annual Passover festival.

MK’s Prepare Food Packages for Needy in Israel with Migdal Ohr

Migdal Ohr distributes tens of thousands of food parcels to needy families.

‘Anti-Semitism in Europe As Important As Climate Change’

European lawmakers gathered to discuss anti-Semitism and the future of Jews in Europe.

Chabad’s ‘Roving Rabbis’ Dispersed on Tisha B’Av

Chabad's "Roving Rabbis" are spending Tisha B'Av in far flung corners of the globe this weekend.

On the Eve of Passover, Words of Torah Heard in the White House ....

Jason D. Greenblatt thanked the group for their visit. “It was a pleasure to host all of you," he wrote.

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