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Festive Sukkot Holiday Meals Provided Throughout Israel Via Centuries-Old Network

Colel Chabad’s national network of soup kitchens is part of Israel’s longest continuously running charity, founded in 1788.

Rabbi Riskin to Retire from Ohr Torah Stone

Riskin, 77, transformed the Lincoln Square Synagogue in New York City to become one of the most popular centers of modern Orthodoxy on America’s eastern Seaboard.

Angry Senior Citizen Burns Down Neighbor’s Sukkah

Police were told the suspect didn’t like where his neighbor wanted to build his sukkah, who then nevertheless built it on the site.

Tzohar Senior Rabbi Denounces Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu over ‘Libel’

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu accused a private kashrut organization of ignoring the sale of meat slaughtered in an Arab village to Jerusalem restaurants under their supervision.

Teen Volunteers Build Succot For Elderly

This year, volunteers will erect and dismantle some 250 Sukkot around the country.

OU Slams Mayor de Blasio for Traif Only Free School Lunch Plan

The OU is planning an ad campaign condemning the mayor's failure to meet the nutritional needs of city children.

Deri, Bennett Lead Drive for Approval of Construction of Hezkiyahu Quarter in Hebron

The plan includes 31 housing units, as well as offices for social services, kindergarten and nursery facilities, and more.

Revolutionary Ruling Permits Genetic Testing of Halachic Jewish Status

Some 40% of European Ashkenazi Jews carry a genetic mark that suggests they are the offspring of four mothers who immigrated to Europe from the Middle East a millennia ago.

United Hatzolah Treats 2,000 Medical Emergencies in Israel on Yom Kippur

The majority of the cases dealt with people who fainted, were dehydrated, or felt severely ill due to the fast.

Trump Envoy Jason Greenblatt Returning to Israel, Family to Arrive for Sukkot

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.

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.

Body of Rabbi Found in Mexico City Rubble An Hour After Start of Rosh...

Tragically, the body of Rabbi Chaim Ashkenazi, z’l, the son-in-law of the Chief Rabbi of Mexico, Rabbi Shlomo Tawil, was pulled from the rubble.

Attempted Terror Attack Near Rachel’s Tomb

None of the forces were injured in the exchange.

Tens of Thousands Flock to Uman for Annual Breslov Pilgrimage to Celebrate Rosh Hashana

This year an estimated 37,000 Jews from Israel and around the world have boarded planes to head to the site so far.

‘Driving’ Cancer Away with a Smile and a Cup of Joe

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.

Rosh Hashanah Lessons: What Your Children Can Teach You

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.

Russian Jewish Community Center Firebombed in Moscow

The remains of two firebombs were later found in the building.

Foreign Ministry Celebrates Jerusalem Sovereignty with New Year Reader

"I had not moved away even one step, but someone pulled at my sleeve and asked me to join the minyan. I put on a hat and joined them for the Mincha prayer. I had arrived."

European Jewish Congress Calls for France to Root out ‘Societal Anti-Semitism’

“We appreciate the important words of the French Government... However, it doesn’t appear that much has changed on the ground for French Jews, who are still regularly attacked."

Survey Shows Deep Split among Israeli Jews over Shabbat Soccer

The Smith Institute survey proves for the Nth time that the polls yield results based on how you write the questions, or, in this case, how you cut your random sample of respondents.

March to Honor the Memory of Elie Wiesel, His Hometown’s Vanished Jews

The march began at the Wiesel family home, and ended at the railway station, where a plaque was unveiled and the station named after Wiesel.

Watch: Original IDF Paratroopers Who Liberated Temple Mount Arrive for Visit

The soldiers have not been back to the site as a group since its liberation in 1967.

Bacon Emerging as Latest Villain in lawsuits Against US Restaurants

Instead of accepting a free omelet, the offended Jewish woman is suing Denny's for breach of contract and negligent representation, and is asking for monetary damages for emotional and physical distress from having eaten bacon.

Jerusalem Shabbat Public Transportation Project in Danger of Closing

The main contributor to the project has ceased all his support, because of his own financial trouble.

Israel Donates $1M to Help Houston Post-Harvey

"From talks we’ve had with heads of the community and Israel’s Consul General we learned the damage is vast, and the rehabilitation will take years."

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