The prime minister also adds a special message.
“Ukraine has shut its borders to foreigners, and no exclusions will be made for the Hasidic pilgrims.”
"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."
The State Department urged Azerbaijan to avoid using the pandemic to silence “civil society advocacy, opposition voices, or public discussion.”
Turns out what's good for the goose is plenty good for the gander.
They need a miracle. Meanwhile, they sing.
This video has everything a pandemic Rosh Hashanah project needs: cute babies and kids, apples and honey, shofars, spacesuits.
"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."
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.
In the Sephardic tradition, recital of Selichot in preparation for the High Holidays begins on the second day of the Hebrew month of Elul.
"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.”
"Wherever Jews do not settle, others come and seize the land."
According to the heads of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox parties, the Israeli Health Ministry will announce the new directives by Wednesday.
“This has nothing to do with politics or anti-Semitism,” and we reject any claims which try to present it as such.”
Jerusalem Day began at sundown on Thursday, celebrating the liberation and reunification of Israel's eternal capital.
The Jerusalem Municipality, the Western Wall Heritage Foundation, the Office for Jerusalem Affairs and Heritage, and the Jerusalem Development Authority for the Development of Jerusalem will hold a special festive broadcast on Thursday.
In their petition to the High Court, the flag dance parade organizers demanded to be permitted to form a human chain from the city center to the Western Wall, with 3,000 participants.
Everyone is invited to register for the free live-streamed Yom Yerushalayim Concert.
At some point, violent rioting began, including the throwing of rocks and other objects at the police, as well as forceful resistance to the police’s instructions.to leave the scene.
According to data analytics, more than 40,000 Jewish people of all ages gathered online for this inspiring event.
Meanwhile, on Mt. Meron, some of Israel's religious leaders lit legal bonfires.
Fifty participants celebrate with the Rebbe of Boyan as he lights the bonfire on Mount Meron; musicians and singers provide music for dancing.
The revolt lasted about five years, causing heavy casualties among the Roman legions – so much so that they had to deploy large military units from around the Roman Empire to complete their ranks.
After coming out of a month-long coma, Eli' beer's first question was, "When is Pesach?”
Six ambulances, two MICUs, a command vehicle and other designated emergency vehicles will be deployed in the field.
Police will block off Mount Meron and the surrounding area with checkpoints. Israelis are also reminded: no local bonfires this year either.
The directive was issued in order to prevent the gatherings that could lead to the subsequent return of multiple COVID-19 coronavirus infections.
"We feel the need to salute and put in the center those who are really at the forefront," said Air Force Manpower Chief Brigadier General Itamar Reichel.
And just to help you appreciate the rare beauty of Park HaYarkon on this Independence Day, see how the same park looked on Independence Day, 2014.
"Chai" -- sung by Israelis from the balconies around the country as Independence Day got underway, is a symbol of Israeli survival.