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Police Detain Minor at Kotel Plaza for Tearing Up Reform

1 Kislev 5777 – December 1, 2016
Happy Rosh Khodesh!

Sundays Off, Sort Of

21 Sivan 5776 – June 27, 2016
Not really Sundays, but 6 long weekends a year.

Rivlin Embraces Reform and Conservative Jews as Part of ‘One Family’

1 Tevet 5776 – December 12, 2015
Rivlin told the New York UJA Federation," We are all one family" and made it a point to refer to a Consrvative leader as a rabbi.

US Jews Help IDF Soldiers Celebrate Hanukkah at Army Bases

The Connecticut/Westchester branch of Friends of the IDF arranged for a Hanukkah party for Givati soldiers.

Colel Chabad’s Hanukkah Retreat Brings Joy for 100 Widows, 300 Orphans

28 Kislev 5776 – December 10, 2015
Among the children were many who had lost fathers in the line of duty or in terror attacks.

How Albert Einstein defeated the Greek Empire – Hanukkah Special [audio]

27 Kislev 5776 – December 8, 2015
Tune in to this Hanukkah special to find out how Albert Einstein’s paradigm shattering discovery of E=MC2 dealt a final blow in the age old battle between the Hellenists and the Hebrew prophets.

President Rivlin to Visit Obama on Hanukkah

Rivlin also will speak to senior officials and to the Brookings Institution.

White House: Hanukkah Lights Flicker for Saving Syrian Refuges

25 Kislev 5776 – December 7, 2015
Obama's Chief of Staff twisted Hanukkah into a holiday that is supposed to remind Jews of Muslim refugees, some of whom are proven terrorists.

Sufganiot Galore

21 Kislev 5776 – December 3, 2015
Sufganiot (doughnuts) for sale at the Marzipan bakery in the Machane Yehuda shuk in Jerusalem, before the holiday of Chanukah.

‘Bad Timing’ of Christmas Hurts Chanukah Sales

17 Kislev 5776 – November 28, 2015
Observant Jews cringe every year that Chanukah and Christmas overlap, leading to sacrilegious combinations of customs, but the kosher industry is losing out when...

Hebrew University to Close for Christmas

2 Tevet 5775 – December 24, 2014
Hebrew University will give its students the day off on Christmas for the first time ever. There will be no classes on Thursday, Dec. 25,...

Fragment of 1,700-Year-Old Menorah-Adorned Bracelet Discovered on Hanukkah

1 Tevet 5775 – December 23, 2014
The question now is this definite proof that Jews lived in the ancient settlement near Carmel?

Technion Robot Lights Hanukkah Candles – but What about the Blessings?...

It’s cute, inventive and raises an interesting question n Jewish law on appointing a representative to perform a mitzvah.

Giant Chabad Menorah Lit Without Ceremony in Martin Place, Sydney

30 Kislev 5775 – December 22, 2014
The annual Giant Chabad Menorah was lit without a ceremony this year in Martin Place, Sydney.

India May Pull Rug Out From Under Abbas in UN Vote

India may pull its vote in favor of the PA resolution before the UN Security Council and instead choosing abstention.

Sydney Chabad Hanukkah Menorah Lighting Canceled ‘Out of Respect’

26 Kislev 5775 – December 18, 2014
Is Sydney also going to turn out the lights on Christmas trees?

Alan Gross Credits Jewish Efforts for His Release From Cuba [video]

“It was crucial to my survival knowing that I was not forgotten.“

Centuries before Hanukkah: Remains of 8,000-Year Old Olive Oil Found in...

25 Kislev 5775 – December 17, 2014
“This is the earliest evidence of the use of olive oil in the country, and perhaps the entire Mediterranean basin."

President Erdogan Sends Hanukkah Greetings to Turkey’s Jews, Beats Obama to...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lost no time this year in publicly offering warm Chanukah greetings to the nation's Jewish community, even ahead of US Pres. Obama.

Steven Sotloff’s Parents to Light Public Menorah in His Memory

24 Kislev 5775 – December 15, 2014
Sotloff, a grandson of Holocaust survivors, made aliyah in 2005.

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