2.5M Visitors to Western Wall in Jerusalem During Tishrei

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.

President Rivlin Visits ‘Dimona, a City Where Dreams Come True’

“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."

Chol HaMoed Travelers Meet Israel’s Amazing Mountain Goats

Hundreds of thousands of Israelis have been using the intermediary days of Sukkot (one more than in the diaspora) to tour the land, picnic...

City Landscaping Sanctifies, Satisfies & Profits City of Arad

The fruit reflects the nature of the city's residents: diverse, natural and the majority sweet.

Jewish Caucus, Chabad, Announce First-Ever Sukkah at New York City Hall

Organizing the project was a real team effort, according to Jewish Caucus Chairman Chaim Deutsch.

Also on Yom Kippur: Holocaust Memorial Vandalized, Arson Attempt at Jewish Center

Westchester County Police would not release the images on the flyers, calling the graphics “offensive” and the wording “obscene.”

On Eve of Yom Kippur, Netanyahu Begs Forgiveness of Woman He Called ‘Boring’

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 Visits Halfway Facilities on Eve of Yom Kippur

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”

WATCH: Avinu Malkenu Sung from the Ari Fuld Lookout in Oz VeGaon Forest

The video clip shows the magnificent panorama of the Judean Hills as seen from the Ari FUld Lookout in the Oz VeGaon Forest.

Some Israelis to Celebrate Sukkot with 4 Species Holders Made in Gaza

“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."

Grotesque: Al Sharpton Gives Rosh Hashanah Sermon at East Side Synagogue

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.

Saudi Ambassador to US Wishes Jews ‘A Happy and Sweet New Year’

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.

More Than 1,600 Receive Medical Treatment in Uman Over Rosh HaShana

One person was airlifted to a hospital in Kiev due to the severity of his condition, at the beginning of the holiday.

PM Netanyahu, IDF Chief Kochavi Toast Officers With Sobering Words for Rosh Hashana

"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."

Evangelical Leader Asking Christians to Hold Vigils Outside Synagogues on High-Holidays

Cardoza-Moore instructed her followers: “Please contact your local Rabbi and let them know that you will be standing outside their synagogue in solidarity."

In Arad, Fish Swim in Cleaner Water for Rosh Hashana

“Even the fish deserve a healthy and happy New Year!”

President Rivlin Hosts Diplomatic Corps in Festive Reception Honoring Rosh Hashanah

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.

Israel Sees Successful Apple Harvest Following Rainy Winter

Along with the locally grown apples, Israelis will consume up to 25,000 tons of imported apples, mostly from Europe and the US.

Honey Board Names New Product After First Lady Nechama Rivlin, z’l

"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.”

Court Orders Canada to Change Shemini Atzeret Election Date

Elections Canada was ordered to respond to the court's ruling by August 1.

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.

Pesach Sheni – A Second Chance on The Second Passover

In its deeper meaning, the day represents a second chance achieved through the power of teshuva – repentance, or “return.”

Yom Hazikaron Service in Jerusalem: ‘We are Here in the East, but our Heart...

The ceremony paid special tribute to the victims of the synagogue shootings in Pittsburgh in October 2018 and Poway in April 2019.

Passover Holiday Closure In Effect at Border Crossings for Next 9 Days

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 Parliament are Set for Passover

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.

Chief Sephardi Rabbi Blocks Hotels Passover Guide over Extreme Strictness

Rabbi Yosef explained his decision, saying, "They followed the rule of 'the more stringent the better,' and made up many, many Chumrot (stringent rules)."

High Court Delays Decision on Prohibiting Entry of Chametz at Israeli Hospitals During Passover

A response by the State is required by June 1, 2019; that is, a month and a half after the upcoming Passover holiday.

Locust Plague of Biblical Proportion to Hit Egypt in Time for Passover

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.

IDF Distributes 10 Tons of Dried Fruits, Nuts to Soldiers for Holiday of Tu...

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.

Two IDF Soldiers Injured in Joseph’s Tomb Tu Bishvat Celebration

About two thousand Jewish visitors participated in the event.


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