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.
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.
"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."
“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.
According to data analytics, more than 40,000 Jewish people of all ages gathered online for this inspiring event.
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.
"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.
She called her family in Bnei Brak for help, but Bnei Brak was under a lockdown, and no one would have been to leave town, much less enter the quarantine hotel.
In 2008, Palatnik revealed that she had donated one of her kidneys to a stranger.
"Demand is higher than on any other Passover I remember, and the amount of eggs we marketed in the last month is significantly higher than our normal market share."
The sale remains in place until conditions allow for people to go to the mikvah.
Obviously, now it's time for Rabbi Pearl's people at Zomet to come up with a gramma version of Zoom.
"Judaism belongs to all of us and therefore needs to be made accessible to everyone."
The Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest archive offers several Purim-related images.
The 1933 Adloyada featured a puppet of Adolf Hitler riding a horse with a sign saying "kill Jews" on its neck.
"Women are obligated to hear the Megillah reading just like men, which is why a woman under quarantine should be provided with access to a Megillah reading like a man," Rabbi Lau said.
Mayim Bialik, of The Big Bang Theory fame, presents an abbreviated and somewhat hyper version of the Book of Esther story.
The Women of the Wall claimed that despite the Orthodox's promises to bring thousands of seminar girls to drown out and interrupt the WOW service, only a few showed up.
"Nechama’s artichokes became a talking-point at Rivlin family Friday night dinners, and so this fills me with a special longing.”
Zot Chanukah is a reference in Torah literature to the eighth day of Chanukah, since on that day the Torah reading includes the verse Zot Chanukat Ha'Mizbe'ach (this is the inauguration of the altar).
The large-scale excavation, carried out southeast of Tell Yavneh, has revealed a massive number of pottery kilns.
The ISS revolves around the Earth at about 17,500 mph resulting in it completing one revolution in about 90 minutes, and about 16 revolutions per day. That's a lot of candle lighting.
Lighting the giant menorah requires the use of a 60-foot boom lift.
Pass the latkas.
Hundreds of thousands of Israelis have been using the intermediary days of Sukkot (one more than in the diaspora) to tour the land, picnic...
The fruit reflects the nature of the city's residents: diverse, natural and the majority sweet.