On the Fast of Gedaliah We Are Warned Against Political Assassinations

This political murder is considered a catastrophe of historical proportions, hence the fast on the 3rd of Tishrei.

Fast of Gedaliah

On the day after Rosh Hashana, Jews will be refraining from food and drink from dawn until sunset to commemorate the Fast of Gedaliah.

Nearly 30K Jews Celebrated Rosh Hashana in Uman, Despite War

Hatzalah Ukraine said the holiday passed with routine medical incidents, and nothing else.

Ukrainian Report: Russia Launched 10 Iranian-Made Suicide Drones at Uman over Rosh Hashanah

Claim: "Planned acts of terrorism against Israeli citizens are one of the conditions for Iran's transfer of drones to Russia.”

‘Shofar in the Park’ Back for Rosh Hashana

"We give every member of our community the opportunity to experience Rosh Hashana."

Thousands of Israelis Ignore Security Warnings, Flock to Uman for Holidays

The travelers are taking chartered flights to cities near the Ukraine border since direct flights are no longer available, and then busing into the country.

Israel Bans Visitors from Bringing Their Own Lulavs for Sukkot

If visitors to Israel do bring their own, they will be taken away, and new ones will be provided that were grown in Israel, free of charge.

Bee Growers: Liberman Hiking Pre-Rosh Hashanah Honey Imports in Already Saturated Market

"Don't allow the Ministers of Finance and Agriculture to turn the holiday from sweet to bitter."

Watch: First Selichot Night by the Kotel

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

Israel Issues Travel Warning to Uman, Ukraine, Ahead of High Holidays

Some 50,000 Hasidim from Israel and the whole world come to Uman every year to visit Reb Nachman of Breslov's gravesite.

When Lincoln Borrowed a Philadelphia Rabbi’s Tammuz 17 Reference for the Gettysburg Address

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.

Ukrainian Ambassador Threatening to Limit Israelis’ Entry on Rosh Hashanah

“Now it will be imperceptible, but by Rosh Hashanah, the Israeli government will feel it."

In Time for Shavuot: Israel’s National Library Reveals Invaluable Torah Scrolls

Due to their exceedingly delicate state, the Torah scrolls were only brought out for a few minutes to be filmed.

EMT Starts Jerusalem Liberation Day with Saving a Life then Singing Hallel

Just after 8:30 Sunday morning, an employee at a school on Shalom Sharabi Street in Petah Tikvah told one of his colleagues that he...

Arabs from Hamas to Meretz Push to Quash Jerusalem Liberation Day’s Flags March

Last week, Minister of Internal Security Omer Barlev in an uncharacteristic move, decided to allow the flags march to pass through Damascus Gate.

47 Treated So Far on Mt. Meron by United Hatzalah Volunteers

"Volunteers have come from all over the country and are active around the clock to provide emergency medical care in Meron."

Ben Gvir Urges Police to Release Worshippers Detained in Meron’s Parking Lots without Food...

“They should have shown more humanity and allowed in more people who sacrificed a lot to reach the celebration."

Year After Mt. Meron Disaster, Lag Ba’Omer Ends Without Serious Incidents

There were about 130,000 revelers at Mt. Meron, instead of the usual 500,000.

In Elad, Lag B’Omer Joy Replaces Fears of Terror

Hundreds of families gathered in multiple sites in the central Israeli city as one bonfire after another was lit.

Lag B’Omer Celebrations in Meron

Tens of thousands of Jews from Israel and around the world have gathered to celebrate the holiday.

NFL’s Howard Katz Rejects Giants’ Plea Not to Play on Rosh HaShanah

Christians aren’t prohibited from watching TV or going to a game on Christmas the way Jews do on the high holidays.

Report: Fake Tickets Industry Could Cause Next Mt. Meron Disaster

Criminal elements are pocketing thousands of shekels while creating unexpected pressure on each shift of celebrants the police will allow in.

Israel Electric Company Urges Public Caution on Lighting Lag B’Omer Fires Near Installations

Placing large piles of trees and burning them underneath the power lines is especially dangerous.

KKL-JNF Releases Images of Past IDF Independence Day Parades

The first IDF parade took place during the 1948 War of Independence, on July 27, 1948, on Allenby and Ben Yehuda Streets in Tel Aviv.

Aweless: Lewiston, Maine Drops Jewish High Holidays from School Calendar

Approximately 500 Jews live in Lewiston, out of a general population of about 31,000.

IDF Announces ‘Closure’ on Judea, Samaria & Gaza — Except for Those Attending Friday...

For those who are eligible to enter pre-1967 Israel for Ramadan prayers, there will be no closure.

Gaza Terrorists Warn Against Jerusalem Flags Parade: ‘Our Finger on the Trigger’

The fate of Bennett's government rests on the goodwill of the Muslim Brotherhood in Israel, a.k.a. the Shura Council.

Watch: The Priestly Blessing at the Kotel, Chol Ha’Moed Pesach 5782

All things considered, we could be watching the arrival of our redeemer, God willing, right on YouTube.


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