Perfect Chanukah Gift: Harmless Jewish Men Wall Calendar 2021

The calendar is all about the stereotypical ideal, and harmless, Jewish man. Now if you send them to Israel and give them an Uzi...

Quebec Government Relaxes COVID-19 Restrictions for Christmas, But Not for Hanukah

"The elevating of one faith community over another is inappropriate, and all faith communities should be treated in an equitable manner."

Cardiac Patient Who Beat Angel of Death on Rosh Hashanah Thanks Angels of Emergency...

David was forced to take two days off from work to recover from the intense CPR he had performed on the man, which caused him severe back pains.

Major Israeli Chasidic Posek: The Mitzvah Protects Us in Traditional Simchat Torah Gatherings

To Rabbi Klein's credit, he did not try to contradict the scientific truth that those who observe the commandments of prayer and study in public and in closed spaces risk their lives.

A Sukkah Dwells in the Shadow of World’s Tallest Skyscraper in Dubai

The sukkah was presented by Rabbi Levi Duchman, the rabbi of the local Jewish community in Dubai.

Kotel Rabbi Asks for Trump’s Recovery on Day of Priestly Blessing

The event was attended by the Chief Rabbis Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef and Rabbi David Lau, Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon, and US Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman.

Jewish Student Attacked with Shovel Outside Hamburg Synagogue on Sukkot

The German Orthodox Rabbinical Conference said Sunday's attack was "another shock to the Jewish community in Germany." Absolutely, anti-Semitic attacks – in Germany? It defies the imagination.

Lockdown Extended Until Oct. 14: No Sukkah Visits, No Protests, No Shuls

There are about 2,300 yeshiva students infected by the virus – out of 32,000 yeshiva students who are monitored by the Health Ministry.

Jews Are Building (Sukkahs) in Jerusalem and All Around Israel

Regardless of who does the building or how many people are at the table, once the holiday arrives, there's no limit to the smiles under the sun and stars in the sukkah.

Corona Patient Arrested in Jerusalem Synagogue on Yom Kippur, Police Hand Out 3,922 Summonses...

Gur Chasidism took the restrictions seriously and surrounded their large synagogue in Jerusalem with two circles of security personnel.

Magen David Adom Medics Treat 2,360 During Yom Kippur

“Unfortunately there were [also] two incidents of stone- throwing by youths towards MDA ambulances in Hadera,” an MDA spokesperson added.

One Year After Halle Synagogue Attack, Are German Jews Safe this Yom Kippur?

“Danger prevention is the task of the state, not the job of those who are threatened by danger.”

While Thousands Demonstrate, Only 200 Pray at the Kotel on Eve of Yom Kippur

Police handed out fines to demonstrators who allegedly did not maintain the legal social distance or failed to wear a face mask.

EMT’s Account of First Rosh Hashanah Night Call: Helping God Inscribe Heart Patient in...

I can’t explain the feeling I had as I drove my ambucycle back home and walked into my living room to see my family still waiting for me.

First Baby Boy of 5781 Born in T’veria, Weighs 6.4 Lbs., Mom, Dad, 3...

The mother, Yifah, said she was only due to give birth in a week but was happy about the gift and the surprise her family received for the new year.

Breslov Hasidim Won’t Leave Belarus-Ukraine Border Ahead of Rosh Hashana

“Ukraine has shut its borders to foreigners, and no exclusions will be made for the Hasidic pilgrims.”

‘Wherever We Are in This World, We All Sing ‘Avinu Malkenu,’ We Are Still...

"Shuls and synagogues in South Africa have been closed for nearly five months; we are all in this together and we are all there for each other."

President Aliyev Sends Rosh Hashanah Greetings to the Jewish Community of Azerbaijan

The State Department urged Azerbaijan to avoid using the pandemic to silence “civil society advocacy, opposition voices, or public discussion.”

Ukraine: Minister Deri Appealed to Let in the Chassidim

Turns out what's good for the goose is plenty good for the gander.

The Maccabeats’ Latest Clip for Rosh Hashanah: Bashana Haba’a (Next Year)

This video has everything a pandemic Rosh Hashanah project needs: cute babies and kids, apples and honey, shofars, spacesuits.

Ohr Torah Stone Presents A Condensed Machzor for COVID-19 Communal Safety, Spirituality

"We pray that this machzor . . . helps those who will need to pray outdoors in the heat, and allows people to develop their relationship with God while wearing a mask and socially distancing."

Orthodox Union Launches Boot Camp to Train High Holiday Baalei Tefillot

With synagogues offering more minyanim than ever before in order to accommodate social distancing thereby creating a shortage of qualified Baalei Tefillot, the OU has created a “Baal Tefillah Boot Camp” to help train more than 100 to lead these minyanim.

Capsule Selichot at the Kotel in the Age of Corona

In the Sephardic tradition, recital of Selichot in preparation for the High Holidays begins on the second day of the Hebrew month of Elul.

COVID-19: Ukraine Cancels Pilgrimage to Rebbe Nachman in Uman This Year

"The epidemiological situation in the country and in the world does not permit one to organize and hold mass events, especially with the participation of foreigners.”

Israel to Relax Synagogue Attendance Restrictions Ahead of Tisha B’Av, Ministers Say

According to the heads of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox parties, the Israeli Health Ministry will announce the new directives by Wednesday.

Israelis Barred from Breslov Pilgrimage to Uman This Upcoming Rosh Hashana-Yom Kippur

“This has nothing to do with politics or anti-Semitism,” and we reject any claims which try to present it as such.”

Jerusalem Day at the Kotel [Photo Essay]

Jerusalem Day began at sundown on Thursday, celebrating the liberation and reunification of Israel's eternal capital.


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