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Posted on: October 11th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
Actors practice reenacting historical knights battles for the inauguration event of the historical and archaeological museum in the Old City of Akko.
Posted on: October 7th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
Visitors at a new shark aquarium in the Southern israeli city of Eilat.
Posted on: October 6th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
A Jewish man examines a citron, known as an Etrog, for imperfections, preparing to make his purchase in a ‘four-species’ market in Jerusalem on October 5, 2014. The Etrog is one of the four species used during rituals in the week-long Jewish holiday of Sukkot. Sukkot commemorates the Israelites 40 years of wandering in the […]
Posted on: October 3rd, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
Not everyone wants to wait until after Yom Kippur to start building their Sukkah. This Sukkah is being built in Kfar Etzion. Chag Sameach.
Posted on: October 2nd, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
Israel’s President Ruby Rivlin recites Slichot, the prayers for forgiveness that are said leading up to Yom Kippur. This slichot prayer session was held at the President’s official residence. Speaking of presidential pardons, it would be good if this were the year that Jonathan Pollard was let free.
Posted on: October 1st, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
A Hareidi man performs the Kaparos ceremony for his son, in Beitar. The ritual, which some consider controversial, is performed before Yom Kippur, as part of the repentance process. A chicken is gently raised and waved over the head of a family member or yourself. The person performing the ritual says the following statement (or […]
Posted on: September 30th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
Children help clean up Ashkelon in an event organized by the Jewish National Fund, as part of Clean up the World Day, on Sept. 29, 2014.
Posted on: September 29th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
Lot’s wife is no longer alone. Life-size sculptures of some popular fictional characters have been planted at the Ein Gedi beach along the Dead Sea. Presumably they’ll get covered with sand, mud and salt as time goes by. Lot’s wife is actually a bit further south. So I don’t know how much they’ll be seeing […]
Posted on: September 28th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
Israelis perform the Tashlich ceremony along the beach in Tel Aviv.
Posted on: September 23rd, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
Head of the Israeli Navy Ram Rothberg attends a memorial ceremony held at sea by Israeli sailors from the navy’s newest submarine, the INS Tanin. The ceremony was in memory of the personnel of the INS Dakar, which sank 435 km. off the coast of Haifa in 1968. September 21, 2014.
Posted on: September 22nd, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
Hareidim in Meah Shearim are wasting no time to prepare for the Sukkot holiday, even if we have to still have to first celebrate Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur.
Posted on: September 21st, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
It’s not monopoly money. It’s Israel’s new 50 Shekel bill (in the middle), with a picture of poet Shaul Tchernikovsky on it. The bill is said to feature some of the most advanced anti-counterfeiting technologies, and it just went into circulation.
Posted on: September 19th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
It doesn’t matter your age, and there’s no embarrassment in other boys knowing, boys like toys that fly and that make big, loud sound, or do other cool stuff. In fact, if the boys are smart, they make it look very serious, so they can play with the toys at work too. That’s when remote […]
Posted on: September 18th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
Western Wall’s employees, remove thousands of handwritten notes placed between the ancient stones of the Kotel, the Western Wall, Judaism’s second holiest site, in the Old City of Jerusalem. The operation is carried out twice each year: before the Passover festival in the spring and at the Jewish New Year in the fall. The prayer […]
Posted on: September 17th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
They’re building a new control tower at Ben Gurion International Airport. This is the view, and what it looks like.
Posted on: September 16th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
A guide at the Gush Etzion Zoo (bet you didn’t there was one of those in Gush Etzion) explains to Junior High School students how to extract the ram horn shell after it dried, and eventually make it into a shofar, on September 15, 2014.
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