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Security Exercise at Western Wall Ahead of Tuesday’s National Defense Drill

In advance of the upcoming Jewish high holy days, Israel is preparing for the good and all else, by tightening security at night and by day.

New Year, Old Weather

The dust is settling, but the mercury is not.

The Curious Customs of Lag B’Omer [photos]

The mysterious customs and origins of this mystical holiday.

PM Reflects on First Recording of Brother Yoni’s Voice

Yom HaZikaron has been a day for the prime minister to reflect on a recording of his brother Yoni's voice.

Chabad Lights 15,000 Public Menorahs This Hanukkah

They are put up in places large and small, in front of iconic buildings and in remote settings.

New York, High-End Dealers Cater To Jews Seeking The Perfect Etrog

The “perfect” etrog actually has one big non-Halachic blemish – it is not grown in Israel.

Comprehensive List: Jerusalem’s Independence Day Celebrations April 18-20

This year marks the 70th anniversary of Israel's independence and the 50th anniversary of the Unification of Jerusalem. To celebrate both occasions, a variety of events will take place throughout the city from April 18 to 19, free of charge.

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.

Collection of More than 3,000 Passover Haggadahs Displayed in Jerusalem

A collection of thousands of Passover haggadahs displayed in Jerusalem spans centuries and cities around the globe.

Israelis Take Purim Celebrations Seriously

WAFA reports: Hundreds of fanatic Jewish settlers walked around the old town of Hebron, where they are concentrated, banging drums and shouting anti-Palestinian slogans.

WATCH: US Ambassador David Friedman Says He’s ‘Grateful to President Trump, Thankful to God’

"So grateful to President Trump for the opportunity and thankful to God for His blessings."

Holiday Travel Warnings from Israel’s Counter-Terror Bureau

Israel's Counter-Terrorism Bureau issues its pre-holiday travel warnings.

Chag Kasher v’Sameach from JewishPress.com

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

The Walk Around the Walls

Rectification for the Sin of the Spies – "Sovereignty”

Thousands Needed Help From MDA on Yom Kippur

Paramedics with Magen David Adom were very busy during Yom Kippur.

SA Chief Rabbi: Proposed Ban on Dual Citizenship ‘Insulting’

"If everything is 'apartheid' then nothing is apartheid." South Africa's Chief Rabbi Goldstein says a proposed dual citizenship ban targets Israel.

Israel Police, Jordanian Islamic Waqf Play ‘Good Cop, Bad Cop’ With Danish Reporter at...

Israel Police and the Jordanian Islamic Waqf appeared to be playing "good cop-bad cop" with an international journalist at the Temple Mount this week.

The Inside Story of Israel’s Dairy Industry

The Israeli cow is considered a global leader in milk yields, with the highest national milk and milk solid yields in the world according the Israeli Dairy Board.

Boyaner Rebbe to Light Up Lag B’Omer Festivities Starting 1:15 Sunday Morning

Also on Saturday night, a contingency of 5,000 police and IDF will be manning all the traffic arteries leading to Miron, in perimeter security circuits and at the compound itself.

From Nazi Germany to Beit Shemesh, a Family Menorah Continues to Glow

The menorah that today sits on the windowsill of the home of the family of Rabbi Dr. Akiva Posner, had once faced Nazi headquarters in Kiel, Germany in 1931.

Survey: More Israelis Light Hanukkah Candles, But More Americans Think It’s an Important Holiday

Most Israeli Jews partake in several Hanukkah activities, such as eating sufganiyot (doughnuts) and latkes (79%) and giving Hanukkah gelt (64%).

IDF Prepares for Pesach

The IDF has stocked up for Passover, and hopes the citizens will enjoy touring the countryside (but don't hike in any minefields).

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.

Netanyahu Pledges to Beef Up Security at Patriarchs’ Cave in Hebron

Israel will do its "utmost so that Jews will be able to go everywhere safely, especially to the Tomb of the Patriarchs," Prime Minister...

Combat Soldiers Forbidden to Fast on Tisha B’Av

Israel's Chief Rabbis give ruling exempting IDF soldiers from fasting on Tisha B'Av.

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