As Purim approaches, thousands of Israeli children and families grapple with poverty
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.
Posted on: September 15th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
Yehuda Poltzak is an artist from the Hareidi town of Beitar. He creates Judaica artifacts that decorate the homes and sukkahs of rabbis and community leaders. His creations require months of work.
Posted on: September 14th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
United Arab Emirates delivered mobile homes to Gaza, for Gazan residents whose home were destroyed in Hamas’s war against Israel. An internal Arab poll indicated that at least 70% of Gazans want to permanently leave the Gaza Strip. The more moral act would have been to help these Gazan residents relocate to another country, outside the Middle […]
Posted on: September 11th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
The North Tower Fountain National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York.
Posted on: September 9th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
Pomegranates (Rimon) are in the stores, that means Rosh HaShana is getting closer! Pomegranates are eaten during the Rosh Hashana holiday as they contain, on average, 613 seeds, which corresponds to the the 613 commandments written of the Torah we try to fulfill.
Posted on: September 8th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi David Lau visits a Talmud Torah in Bat Ayin (Gush Etzion) at the beginning of the school year.
Posted on: September 7th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
Many Jewish communities have the custom of saying Selichot (forgiveness prayers) during the entire month of Elul, leading up to the High Holidays.
Posted on: September 5th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
Soldiers from the Caracal Battalion prepared and participated in a 16 kilometer overnight hike to complete their training course on September 3, 2014. The Caracal Battalion is an infantry combat battalion of the Israel Defense Forces, composed of mostly female soldiers (and a few men). They are stationed along the Egyptian border. If Wonder Woman served in […]
Posted on: September 4th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
PM Netanyahu pins the bars on a a new IDF Navy officer on Sept. 2, 2014. Congratulations.
Posted on: September 3rd, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
A man blows the Shofar at the Kotel, the Jewish People’s second holiest site (The first is the Temple Mount itself). The Shofar is blown during the month of Elul, which is the month that precedes Rosh Hashana.
Posted on: September 2nd, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
A farmer in the (legal) Tikkun Olan Cannabis farm near Tzfat. This is one of their greenhouses. The company is licensed by Israel’s Ministry of Health to grow, process and distribute the medicinal plant.
Posted on: September 1st, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
It doesn’t matter how old you are, boys like their toys. In this case, the boy is Israeli President Ruby Rivlin sitting in a fighter jet in the Tel Nof Air Force base. Vrrmmmm, whoosh, boom…
Posted on: August 31st, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
The Israel Museum has a wonderful interactive exhibit called “Bamboo”, or as the kids call it, “Bambuk”. Made completely out of bamboo poles and rope, you can walk all over around it, all the way to the top of this multistory structure. Highly recommended.
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