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Elvis’ Deep Fake Rosh Hashanah Song Stirs Excitement

A radio host on Army Radio played the clip as a straight historic item, bringing great shame on the house of (Ya'akov) Bardugo.

Man of the Year 5781: The Indefatigable MK Itamar Ben-Gvir

Last spring, MK Ben-Gvir was not a commentator on the news – he was the news.

Report: Israelis Consume 1,500 Tons of Honey on Rosh Hashanah, 115,000 Tons of Apples...

Domestic chicken consumption in Israel is the highest in the world and stands at about 64.4 kg per capita per year.

Ushering Out 5781: Elul Selichot Begin at the Kotel

Some time between the decline of the Jewish center in Eretz Israel and the early Medieval era we started saying Selichot as part of our annual cycle of prayers.

9 B’Av Fast Starts Shabbat at Dusk, Ends Sunday Night, Keep It Meaningful

On Av 10, 5765 the Ariel Sharon government uprooted thousands of Jews from the Gaza Strip.

Ukraine Ambassador: U Um Uman Is Ready for Breslovers

The three participants also agreed to address illegal construction in the city of Uman ahead of the Jewish holiday.

The Tragedy on Mt. Meron, Lag B’Omer 1911

"The zealots of Tsfat hung the blame for the great disaster on the mixing of men and women in Meron and imposed a ban on women's visits to Mt. Meron on Lag B'Omer.

Swedish Neo-Nazis Hang Bloody Dolls Outside Synagogue Citing Israelites’ Passover Murder of Egyptian Babies

Police spokesperson Angelica Israelsson Silfver told Swedish TV that police will assign "extra supervision" around the synagogue and other Jewish places following the incident.

Watch: Israelis Line Up in Endless Column of Cars outside Nature Preserve

An estimated 5,500 spent the night in the designated parking lots of the Nature and Parks Authority on the third day of the Passover holiday week.

Prevented a Year Ago by Corona, Priestly Blessing Returns to the Kotel

The idea for a mass ceremony of the Birkat Cohanim at the Western Wall was initiated by Rabbi Menachem Mendel Geffner in the summer of 1970.

The Haggadah About Nothing and Other Jewish American Curiosities

We explored what zany, Jewish American Haggadahs are available on Amazon. We were not disappointed.

Purim Miracle: United Hatzalah EMTs Pulled from a Seudah to Save a Life

"I feel so overjoyed at having saved this man’s life on Purim. It felt to me like I had won the lottery.”

Everything You Didn’t Know about Purim that Falls on Friday – You’ll Be Amazed...

The significant changes in the practice of Purim apply mainly to the surrounded cities, out of which we know for certain only about Jerusalem and Jericho.

One of the World’s Oldest Megillat Esthers Comes Home

According to experts, there are very few extant Esther scrolls from the medieval period in general, and from the fifteenth century in particular.

Ancient Western Wall Stones Protected by Preservative Injections Ahead of Passover Prayers

“The Western Wall is a unique ecological environment that supports its own life forms.”

Tu BiShvat Starts Wednesday Night – Tasty and Mysterious

On Tu BiShvat 1890, Rabbi Ze'ev Yavetz, one of the founders of the Mizrachi movement, took his students to plant trees in Zichron Yaakov, just south of Haifa on the Mount Carmel.

The Most Important Tu B’Shvat in 7 Years

99% of the people reading this article may not realize the incredible importance of this year’s Tu B’Shvat.

Herzliya Celebrates Chanukah with Stunning Light Show on the Marina

Herzliya Mayor Moshe Fadlon deserves a bunch of kudos for his municipality's all-out Chanukah celebrations.

Israeli Travelers Seek Inspiration in Jericho’s Hasmonean Palaces on Chanukah

The site covers an area of 30 acres and only a portion of the Second Temple period's Jericho.

NY Times Chanukah Special: Assimilation Complete, Offspring of Mixed Marriages Get Off

If you love her, let Sarah Prager go. At least there's a good chance her daughters won't grow up to become anti-Semites.

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...

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.

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.

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."

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.

Special Jerusalem Day Broadcast and Festive Prayer Service at the Kotel 12:30 PM ET...

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.

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