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The Shabbos Project: Jews Worldwide Keeping This Shabbos Together

This Friday, millions of Jews in 340 cities around the world will be 'keeping it together.' The 7th day. Shabbat.

Yair Lapid Apologizes for Sabbath Desecration

Yair Lapid apologized on Sunday for forcing others to desecrate the Shabbat.

The Battle for Jewish Jerusalem

There's a battle going on for Jerusalem's soul, and Cinema City proves you don't need to compromise on Shabbat or Kashrut to be a success.

Gratitude

In the photo above, IDF soldiers are at the Shiffon Bakery in Neve Daniel, Gush Etzion, where the bakery handed out free food to...

Rabbis Call for National ‘Early Shabbat’

Religious Zionist and Haredi rabbis have called on Jews to usher in Shabbat early this week to show support for the families of Eyal...

Walking A Mile With Their Cell Phones

For our children, technology is not just another activity that is forbidden on Shabbos.

Behar: Why Does Land have to Rest?

What does it mean, conceptually, to see Shabbat in different worlds?

Tel Aviv to Open Groceries, Kiosks on Shabbat, Holidays

Before the law reaches final passage, however, it must still win the approval of Israel’s Interior Ministry.

Tel Aviv Mayor: Opening Shops on Shabbat ‘Won’t Disturb Anyone’

“Freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose” – Janis Joplin.

Shomron Hosting Gaza Border Refugees for Shabbat

Residents of the Shomron who wish to host a family from Israel's battered south this Shabbat, can call: 1700-700-0106.

Shabbat Saved a Jew from the Malaysia Airlines Death Flight

“More than the Jews have kept the Shabbos (Sabbath), the Shabbos has kept the Jews.”

Court to Rule If Jerusalem’s ’Cinema City’ Can Violate the Sabbath

If there is such a thing as religious coercion, there also is secular coercion.

Shabbat

Imagine you take your family somewhere where there is no such thing as a day off.

Haredim Allegedly Hurled Rocks at Arabs Violating the Sabbath

Dozens of Jerusalem Haredim allegedly hurled rocks on Friday night, after the Sabbath began, at Arab vehicles on Route 1 that bypasses Mea Shearim,...

2 Liberal Orthodox Rabbis Warring over Flipping Fuse on Stormy Shabbat

A "Beit Hillel" rabbi reported his decision to turn on the electricity on a frozen Shabbat morning, only to be attacked by a "Tzohar" rabbi from his neck of the (snowy) woods.

The ‘Chicken Lady’ Who Helped the Poor Dies at Age 90

Bracha Kapach, wife of a scholarly rabbi from Yemen and more widely known as the “Chicken Lady,” died Tuesday morning in Jerusalem at the...

Low-Cost Café Offers Coffee for $1.40 a cup

Hey, buddy! Can you spare 14 dimes for a cup of coffee? That is the price for a cut of caffeine at a new low-cost...

Things Haredim Do

A volunteer at the Tachlit center are busy dividing hordes of food into boxes, to be distributed to needy families before Shabbat and before...

Tossing a Jewish Lasso over Wyoming’s Wild West

The rabbi, in his early 30s, hails from Miami, Fla., and Raizy, in her late 20s, grew up in Israel. What’s it like to live in the least populated state in the nation?

Garin Tzabar: Helping Lone Soldiers Feel At Home In Israel

Israel’s Garin Tzabar program, supporting ‘lone soldiers’ with no family in Israel, recently welcomed close to 360 young women and men from around the world into its care.

Manischewitz Debuts Kosher Recipe App

The Manischewitz Company, leader and innovator in Kosher foods, announces the beta version debut of their free Kosher Recipe App now available for download...

Beitar Jerusalem Announces Shabbat Ban on Soccer Games

The Beitar Jerusalem soccer team announced that it will stop playing on Shabbat in order to allow its religious and traditional fans to attend...

British Resort Lost $150,000 in Tourism by Ban on Shabbat Candles

The British coastal resort’s University of Aberystwyth lost $150,000 in tourism income by banning orthodox Jews from lighting candles on Shabbat, a decision that...

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