The Rabbi of the Western Wall, Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, said it is hard not to be amazed by the sight of so many people visiting the Wall.
“When Ben Gurion said the Negev would be the test of the people in Israel, he could not imagine more success than you have created here."
Hundreds of thousands of Israelis have been using the intermediary days of Sukkot (one more than in the diaspora) to tour the land, picnic...
The fruit reflects the nature of the city's residents: diverse, natural and the majority sweet.
Organizing the project was a real team effort, according to Jewish Caucus Chairman Chaim Deutsch.
Westchester County Police would not release the images on the flyers, calling the graphics “offensive” and the wording “obscene.”
Netanyahu told Peretz: "You're not boring," and noted the fact that since he had announced his intention to apologize to her, she had become boring to the media.
President Rivlin said, “After the month of Selichot – penitential prayers – and during the ten days of repentance, this is the time for forgiveness: to request it and to grant it, as individuals and as a society”
The video clip shows the magnificent panorama of the Judean Hills as seen from the Ari FUld Lookout in the Oz VeGaon Forest.
“On Sukkot, we pray that peace will be brought upon us. This is a great example of the kind of steps we are taking all year round."
By now practically every Jewish newspaper in New York has condemned the notion that Sharpton, who is identified more than anyone else with the August 1991 Crown Heights Pogrom, should be preaching to Jews on Rosh hashanah.
The good wishes for a “happy and sweet New Year” came from the new Saudi Ambassador to the US, Reema Bandar Al Saud bint Bandar.
One person was airlifted to a hospital in Kiev due to the severity of his condition, at the beginning of the holiday.
"All of us, without exception, make the decisions according to the good of the State of Israel... Considerations of security of the State of Israel alone are what dictate the parameters according to which we judge reality."
Cardoza-Moore instructed her followers: “Please contact your local Rabbi and let them know that you will be standing outside their synagogue in solidarity."
“Even the fish deserve a healthy and happy New Year!”
12-year-old Roi Mori, who has perfect pitch and is diagnosed on the autistic spectrum, played two of his compositions on the piano during the event.
Along with the locally grown apples, Israelis will consume up to 25,000 tons of imported apples, mostly from Europe and the US.
"With all the rain we had this year, we can only pray for another year like it. A happy and sweet new year to you, to all of us and to all of Israel.”
Elections Canada was ordered to respond to the court's ruling by August 1.
In 1863, the day of Shabbat, July 4, Independence Day, fell on the first day of the three weeks, Tammuz 17, but because it was Shabbat, as is the case this year, 2019, the fast was pushed off to Sunday.
In its deeper meaning, the day represents a second chance achieved through the power of teshuva – repentance, or “return.”
The ceremony paid special tribute to the victims of the synagogue shootings in Pittsburgh in October 2018 and Poway in April 2019.
As always, exceptions will be made for emergencies and humanitarian reasons but must be approved by the IDF Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT).
Israel’s president and Knesset made the final preparations for the Passover Holiday, which will begin on Friday night, and sold their Chametz, leavened foods that are not kosher during Passover.
Rabbi Yosef explained his decision, saying, "They followed the rule of 'the more stringent the better,' and made up many, many Chumrot (stringent rules)."
A response by the State is required by June 1, 2019; that is, a month and a half after the upcoming Passover holiday.
Control operations have treated nearly 85,000 hectare since December, of which 30,000 hectare were treated in the past three weeks in Egypt, Eritrea, Saudi Arabia and Sudan.
Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel urged Israeli consumers to begin buying fresh fruits grown in Israel for their celebrations, noting that dried fruits became traditional only due to the difficulty in successfully transporting fresh produce from Israel to places around the world.
About two thousand Jewish visitors participated in the event.