Rare 1,500-year-old Mosaic Featured on Sukkot at Kiryat Gat Industrial Park

A rare 1,500 year old mosaic exposed in the Kiryat Gat industrial park is featured at the park's Sukkot festival.

The Shabbos Project: Jews Worldwide Keeping This Shabbos Together

This Friday, millions of Jews in 340 cities around the world will be 'keeping it together.' The 7th day. Shabbat.

‘Driving’ Cancer Away with a Smile and a Cup of Joe

It’s an emotionally grinding drill that was all too familiar to Arele and David Weingarten, when their mother, Miriam succumbed to the disease after prolonged cancer treatment.

Israeli Tourism Helps Inscribe Georgian Jewry in the Book of Life

Israeli tourists have found a new "paradise" to replace Turkey -- they now flock to Tbilisi, Georgia, where kosher options are growing.

First Baby of 5777 Born at Ma’ayanei HaYeshua

The first three Israeli babies born in 5777 entered the world at Ma'aynei HaYeshua Medical Center in Bnei Brak.

It’s 7:40 PM – Do You Know Whose Mimouna You’re Going To?

Some believe that this day is opportune for earning a living and finding a mate.

New Israelis Arrive From Ukraine on IFCJ ‘Freedom Flight’

The start of a new life in Israel, "a strong and independent country," is a rescue for olim from Ukraine.

Passover, Easter Tourism to Israel Breaks All Records

All-time record high in tourist entries since the beginning of the year. 22% increase in March 2017 over last year.

Chag Kasher v’Sameach from JewishPress.com

We would like to wish all our readers a wonderful and kosher Pesach holiday.

Hikers Discover Engravings of Menorah and Cross in Judaean Lowlands Water Cistern

Engravings of a Seven-Branched Menorah and a Cross were Discovered by Hikers in an Ancient Water Cistern in the Judaean lowlands.

Jerusalem Mayor to Close Central Supermarkets on Sabbath

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat says he will force at least eight centrally-located supermarkets open on Sabbath to close on Saturdays.

On Eve of Tu B’shvat Rabbi Lior Classifies Chocolate as Fruit

Remember when President Reagan received much scorn for suggesting school lunch ketchup qualifies as a vegetable?

Tzohar’s High Holy Day Programs Estimated To Reach over 60,000 in Israel

Tzohar 'Praying Together' attendees all receive the same prayer book to make it easier to follow along.

Weather for Sukkot in Israel and New York: Pleasant

Weather forecasters are promising partly cloudy to sunny skies through the weekend and at least until the beginning of the Sukkot holiday, which begins...

Joyous Bnei Brak Parade Celebrates Israel’s Shmitah Farmers

Thousands came to honor Israel's Shmitah farmers at a parade in Bnei Brak on Wednesday. They celebrated into the night.

Jews Rally, Counter-Rally outside Hoenlein’s Group’s Hanukkah Party at Trump’s DC Hotel [video]

A pro-Trump protester yelled at Sharon Kleinbaum, clergywoman of LGBT Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, 'You would have been on the side of Antiochus rather than Judah the Maccabee.'

Soldiers to Crunch on 80 Tons of Matzo at Seder Tables

Thousands of soldiers will remain on duty defending the country while Jews around the world are at the Seder table tonight.

1,000 Danes Form ‘Ring of Peace’ Around Copenhagen Synagogue on Sabbath

A ring of peace encircled Jewish worshipers as they prayed Saturday on Sabbath at a synagogue, this time in Denmark.

Netanyahu Heats Up Mimouna Celebration

Israelis heading to Mimouna celebrations in Or Akiva saw Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his wife Sarah at the party Saturday night.

Rabbi Eliyahu: Buying Lulavim from Gaza a Mitzvah Fulfilled through Transgression

"It is forbidden to provide a livelihood to the villains of Gaza at the expense of the farmers who suffer from their persecution."

Which Is Worse for Jews: Halloween or Christmas?

It is impossible to paint lipstick on either of these pigs, but in the competition between Halloween and Christmas over which of the two holidays is more dangerous Halloween wins out, hands down.

Fear of New Bombing Attack Keeps Jews Away from Tunisian Lag B’Omer Pilgrimage

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned of "concrete threats" of terror attacks against Jewish and Israeli targets in Tunisia.

B’nei Akiva Celebrate Sukkot in Preserve Dedicated to Memory of Youths Murdered by Hamas

The Oz veGaon preserve was established in memory of Gilad Shaer, Eyal Yifrah and Naftali Fraenkel, three Israeli teenagers who were kidnapped on 12 June 12, 2014, outside the Jewish settlement of Alon Shvut in Gush Etzion.

Jewish New Year’s Eve: Israel Reaches 8.4M

On the eve of the Jewish new year, Israel's population has reached 8.4 million people.

Russian Jewish Community Center Firebombed in Moscow

The remains of two firebombs were later found in the building.

New Orleans Hebrews Swept in Ol’ Mardi Gras Shabbat Excitement

We have no idea how one can maintain the two warring notions of 'Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans' and 'avoiding immodesty' in the same sentence

Longtime Agunah, ‘Chained Woman’ Freed for Passover

It’s taken 14 years and an ocean of sorrow but a “chained woman” is free in time for the seder.

President Rivlin Celebrates Ethiopian Sigd Holiday, Denounces Discrimination

“You brought a spirit of heroism and nobility that was sorely tested on the difficult journey you undertook."

Welcome to Jerusalem Ground Zero Week, Get Your Helmets This Way

Tens of thousands of Jews are expected to participate in various events in honor of Jerusalem Day on Sunday, marking the 51st anniversary of the liberation and unification of the city.

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