Meir Panim implements programs that serve Israel’s neediest populations with respect and dignity. Meir Panim also coordinated care packages for families in the South during the Gaza War.
Posted on: October 22nd, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seen with his wife Sara, celebrating the Prime Minister’s 65th birthday, at PM Netanyahu’s office in Jerusalem, on October 21, 2014.
Posted on: October 21st, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
Hamas has created a museum exhibit, currently showing at al-Aqsa University in Khan Younis, Gaza. Hamas is showing off its weapons and propaganda pieces from this past summer’s war, Operation Protective Edge.
Posted on: October 20th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
Prime Minister Netanyahu (L) congratulates Minister Yair Shamir (M) as President Ruby Rivlin and Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat look on (in the background), as Jerusalem’s new Road 9 is named after former Prime Minister Yitzchak Shamir, Israel’s 7th prime minister, who passed away in 2012. Yair Shamir, who looks very much like is father (and […]
Posted on: October 19th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
Israeli forces take part in a mass Ebola identification training exercise at Sheba Medical Center in Ramat Gan on October 17, 2014. Officials and employees from the Population Immigration and Border Authority, airlines, the Magen David Adom emergency medical services, the Health Ministry and the police participated in the drill, aimed at identifying travelers who […]
Posted on: October 17th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
Tamar Ariel got her wings during the graduation ceremony of Israeli pilots at the Hatzerim air force base in the Negev desert, near the southern city of Beersheva, on December 27, 2012. Tamar Ariel was among the Israelis confirmed dead in storm that hit northern Nepal earlier this week.
Posted on: October 14th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
And it shall come to pass, that every one that is left of all the nations that came against Jerusalem shall go up from year to year to worship the King, the LORD of hosts, and to keep the feast of tabernacles. Zecharia 14:16 Sukkot is an unusual Jewish holiday in that it has a […]
Posted on: October 13th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
Vishnitz Chassidim and their children attend an event for the upcoming Jewish holiday of Simchat Torah, in Bnei Brak on October 12, 2014. They’re learning inside a massive Sukkah. Simchat Torah marks the conclusion of the annual cycle of public Torah readings, and the beginning of a new cycle, and will be celebrated on October […]
Posted on: October 12th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
Birkat Cohanim at the Kotel on Sunday morning of Sukkot.
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 […]
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