As Purim approaches, thousands of Israeli children and families grapple with poverty
Posted on: March 6th, 2015News & Views → Israel
Purim is a national holiday and costume party in Israel, when there is a spirit of unity.
Posted on: March 5th, 2015News & Views → Photo of the Day
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a Megillah reading, which tells the story of the Jewish festival of Purim, inside the Great Synagogue in Jerusalem on March 05, 2015. The festival of Purim commemorates the rescue of Jews from genocide in ancient Persia.
Posted on: March 4th, 2015News & Views → Photo of the Day
Rav Ovadia Yosef’s hat and robes made an appearance at a Shas political rally on Tuesday.
Posted on: March 3rd, 2015News & Views → Photo of the Day
PA President Mahmoud Abbas is making sure PA children will go without milk and the parents forced to ration what little milk they have.
Posted on: March 2nd, 2015News & Views → Photo of the Day
IDF soldiers, reservists and local security units participated in a massive training drill in the town of Efrat, Gush Etzion, reenacting an infiltration of terrorists into the settlement, on March 02, 2015. The IDF’s central command called a surprise training exercise in the West Bank to test reservists’ alertness and to prepare for the possibility […]
Posted on: March 1st, 2015News & Views → Photo of the Day
On Thursday evening, students at the Orot Etzion Boys Elementary School in Efrat reenacted different Biblical scenes as part of an interactive live art/Torah exhibition for the month of Adar. Every floor, corner, class and even staircase of the school (think Jacob’s ladder) showed off exhibits and models the students put together by themselves. In […]
Posted on: February 27th, 2015News & Views → Photo of the Day
Thousands of ultra orthodox Jews attend the wedding of the granddaughter of the rabbi of the ultra orthodox Jewish Kretchnif dynasty in Kiryat Tsanz, Netanya.
Posted on: February 25th, 2015News & Views → Photo of the Day
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C), Benny Begin (R) and Israeli president Reuven Rivlin (L) attend a ceremony at the grave of former prime minister Menahem Begin in Mount Olives as they mark 23 years since his death. February 23, 2015.
Posted on: February 23rd, 2015News & Views → Photo of the Day
Not only does Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat stop terrorists, he is also preparing for the upcoming Jerusalem Marathon in March. In the photo he shows off the official shirt of the Jerusalem Marathon.
Posted on: February 22nd, 2015News & Views → Photo of the Day
Israelis got stuck with their vehicle while trying to cross Sorek River (Nahal Sorek) in the Judean Hills, on February 21, 2015. Stormy weather caused flooding of rivers across Israel over the weekend.
Posted on: February 19th, 2015News & Views → Photo of the Day
Family and friends carry the body of 4-year old Adele Biton during her funeral in the settlement of Yakir, near Ariel on February 18, 2015. Biton suffered a traumatic brain injury in a 2013 rock-throwing terror attack, and was only recently released from the hospital. She passed away from complications from pneumonia.
Posted on: February 18th, 2015News & Views → Photo of the Day
A State Comptroller audit report just came out attacking the prime minister for spending too much money on maintaining his residences and other official entertaining related expenses, and on how the money was spent. David Shimron, the attorney of the Likud political party spoke at a press conference in Tel Aviv comparing the expenditures of […]
Posted on: February 17th, 2015News & Views → Photo of the Day
I don’t recall this many people showing up when I was honorably completed my IDF service! Thousands of Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men attended a demonstration celebrating the release from prison of four Yeshiva student/draft dodgers who failed to comply with an IDF recruitment order. The protest-celebration took place near Jerusalem’s Mea Shearim neighborhood on February 16, […]
Posted on: February 16th, 2015News & Views → Photo of the Day
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) with outgoing IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz (C) and incoming IDF chief of staff Gadi Eizenkot prior to a ceremony held in Einzekot’s honour at the PM’s office in Jerusalem, on February 16, 2015.
Posted on: February 15th, 2015News & Views → Photo of the Day
“Greenpeace” members protested the exploration drilling for oil on the Golan Heights on February 02, 2015. The Afek oil and gas company is set to do some exploratory drilling this week. At least it wasn’t the Syrians protesting.
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