Report: Israel McDonalds Offering Passover Meals in Leavened Restaurants
The chain offers its year-round condiments, declaring that they are not kosher for Passover, and letting the customer decide whether or not to use them.
Thousands of Kohanim Gather at Western Wall to Bless the People of Israel
Tens of thousands of descendants of the priests of Israel gather each year to bless the Nation worldwide.
Child of Islamic Iranian Father Joins Flag Dance in Jerusalem
The sudden change and trauma in her life spurred P. to begin searching for her roots.
LIVE: Lag B’Omer in Meron 2021
Israeli families are basking in the light of bonfires burning to commemorate the passing of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai.
While Thousands Demonstrate, Only 200 Pray at the Kotel on Eve of Yom Kippur
Police handed out fines to demonstrators who allegedly did not maintain the legal social distance or failed to wear a face mask.
Stone Throwers Injure Police Officers Who Enforce Purim Night Curfew in Jerusalem
In order to prevent Purim gatherings in Jerusalem, bus and train traffic to and from the city has been blocked starting Saturday night.
‘Wherever We Are in This World, We All Sing ‘Avinu Malkenu,’ We Are Still...
"Shuls and synagogues in South Africa have been closed for nearly five months; we are all in this together and we are all there for each other."
Lag B’Omer Special: Rare Bar-Kochva Revolt Coin Discovered at the Foot of the Temple...
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.
Israeli Kids Try Their Hands at One of the Busiest Matzah Bakeries in the...
Similar model matzah bakeries bring the experience to Jewish children (and children at heart) all over the globe.
EasyJet Claims ‘Disruptive Passengers’ to Blame for Separation, Removal from Flight
An EasyJet spokesperson denies Jewish passengers were deliberately separated out from the other travelers prior to departure from Barcelona en route to Paris.
Watch US Ambassador David Friedman & Wife Tammy’s Musical Purim Holiday Greetings
The Ambassador and his wife wished the people of Israel a joyous and peaceful holiday.
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.
WATCH: Russian Jews ‘Party’ After Lighting Chanukah Menorah in Moscow’s Red Square
This is the 30th year that the Chanukah menorah is being lit in Moscow’s public square, itself a massive miracle.
Chabad-Lubavitch Creativity in High Gear for Chanukah Activities Despite COVID-19
“We knew we needed to think outside the box . . . so we introduced this party-on-wheels, a multimedia celebration of light and life.”
Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, Women of the Wall, Celebrate Rosh Chodesh But Not Together
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.
WATCH: Israeli Prime Minister, US Ambassador Light First Chanukah Candle at Western Wall in...
"The International Criminal Court that should know otherwise, has set forth decrees just as anti-Semitic as the decrees of the Seleucid Greeks... we will not bow our heads."
Police Arrest 4 Jews Planning to Sacrifice Passover Offering on Temple Mount
Hamas and the Israeli Police are against Jews sacrificing the Pascal sacrifice.
Kapparot ‘Sacrificial Chicken’ Ritual Gets Green Light in New York
A NYS Supreme Court judge has given a green light to the ancient Jewish custom of kapparot, transferring sins to a chicken before Yom Kippur.
Meet Religious Zionist Simcha Rothman, Ben Gvir’s Moderate Ally
“We want to restore the system through evolution, not revolution.”
NYC Mayor-elect Eric Adams Lights Hanukkah Menorah with Chabad of Ghana
New York City health officials issued a new mask advisory urging residents regardless of vaccination status to wear a mask in all public indoor settings.
Jews in Hebron Move into Beit Rachel & Beit Leah, Near Cave of the...
“With our entrance may we merit to continue to fulfill the Torah commandment to walk in the path of our Father Abraham in carrying out the redemption of the Land of Israel."
Happy Purim from Yotvata Hai-Bar Nature Reserve
Endangered and locally extinct animals mentioned in the Bible are bred here for possible reintroduction into the Negev desert.
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.
Chief Rabbi: Quarantined Patients Should Read the Megillah Aloud for Themselves
"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.
Israel Electric Company Urges Public Caution on Lighting Lag B’Omer Fires Near Installations
Placing large piles of trees and burning them underneath the power lines is especially dangerous.
Thousands Participate in Recreation of Temple-Era Sukkot Water Libation Ceremony in Jerusalem
The “Pouring of the Water” was an important feature of the festival of Sukkot during the times of the Temple.
Tel Aviv Purim Party: 53 Require Medical Attention, 11 Detained by Police
Five people were held on suspicion of drug trafficking and violence, and six were accused of selling alcohol to minors.
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...
Holy Crisis Intervention From Beyond the Grave
A dynamic young man who left this world far earlier than expected still managed to help another Jew, even from beyond the grave.
Chabad Emissary Spends Rosh HaShanah in a Nepal Prison
A mistake made by a clerk who stamped a visa the wrong way sent a Chabad emissary to prison in Nepal for the Rosh HaShanah holiday this year.