Joint Azeri-Israeli Presidential Fund Supports Local Jewish Education

PM Netanyahu revealed in a speech in Baku that Israel jointly funds Jewish education with the president of Azerbaijan, and his predecessor.

Israel Flies In 1 Million Portuguese Eggs to Alleviate Pre-Holiday Shortage

"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."

Passover Special: Bag of Plagues

Have a wonderful, holiday, regardless of whether or not it is plague-infested…

Vandals ‘Severely Damage’ NYC Chanukah Menorah But the Light Continues

Vandals tried to destroy Chanukiyah in NYC's Carl Schurz Park, but it is repaired and ready for lighting tonight.

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.'

Black Crosses Spray-Painted on Synagogue In Dark of Night on Yom Kippur

Anti-Semitism reared its ugly head in the heart of the holy city on the holiest day of the Jewish year.

Biur Chametz

No, it's not another Haredi protest against the draft, it's burning the Chametz.

Liberman: Shaming Hareidi Soldiers For Military Service Akin to Idolatry [video]

Defense Minister Liberman pointed out that King David fought, as did Joshua bin Nun, saying they also had an understanding of Torah and Judaism.

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.

COVID-19: Ukraine Cancels Pilgrimage to Rebbe Nachman in Uman This Year

"The epidemiological situation in the country and in the world does not permit one to organize and hold mass events, especially with the participation of foreigners.”

Religious Zionist ‘ Tzohar’ Group Launches ‘Listening Together for Shofar’

The 'Tzohar' organization is launching a new project to encourage secular Jews to 'listen together' to shofar blowing on Rosh Hashana.

Passover Holiday Closure In Effect at Border Crossings for Next 9 Days

As always, exceptions will be made for emergencies and humanitarian reasons but must be approved by the IDF Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT).

Giant Chabad Menorah Lit Without Ceremony in Martin Place, Sydney

The annual Giant Chabad Menorah was lit without a ceremony this year in Martin Place, Sydney.

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.

The Maccabeats’ Latest Chanukah Tune is a Real Sizzler! [video]

The Maccabeats a capella singing group has come up with another sizzler of a tune, this one even offering a perfect recipe for Chanukah.

Public Menorah Vandalized by Teens in South Orange, NJ

Vandals damaged a public menorah in South Orange, New Jersey on the sixth night of Chanukah, but were spotted by security cameras.

British PM Calls UK Jews ‘British Success Story’ in Passover Message

UK PM David Cameron called British Jewry a national "success story" in this year's Passover message.

Jewish Youth Battle to Win Israel’s 2014 Annual International Bible Quiz

Sixteen finalists, boys and girls, were facing off on at The Jerusalem Theater stage to win the annual 2014 International Youth Bible Quiz this year.

BB Gunman Fires at Jews in Baltimore on Rosh HaShanah

An anti-Semite shot a wake-up call for Jews in Baltimore.

No Lockdowns But No Private Fires on Lag B’Omer This Year

The directive was issued in order to prevent the gatherings that could lead to the subsequent return of multiple COVID-19 coronavirus infections.

Northeastern Indian Lost Israelite Tribe Lighting Hanukkah Candles

Hundreds of the Bnei Menashe community from across northeastern India gathered Sunday in the town of Churachandpur in the Indian state of Manipur to light the first Hanukkah candle.

Authorized to Sell

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman authorized IDF Chief Rabbi Eyal Karim to sell all the IDF's Chametz to a non-Jew.

Israeli Pavilion to Close at IBC 2015 for Sabbath, Rosh Hashana

The Israel Pavilion at IBC 2015 in Amsterdam will close for Sabbath and Rosh Hashana, Economy Minister Arye Deri announced.

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.

Ivanka Trump Posts Family Hanukkah Picture from the Pacific

Donald Trump is about to become the very first US president who has halachically Jewish grandchildren (the Clintons' son-in-law is Jewish, too, but that's just not good enough for Jewish law).

Third Hanukkah Candle Lit at Western Wall to Honor Holocaust Survivors

Similar candle-lighting events took place on the third night of Hanukkah in Berlin and in New York City, honoring Holocaust survivors.

‘We Cannot Allow This to Become the New Normal’

“We light up the world with acts of goodness and kindness. That’s the essence of Chanukah, and that is the antidote to hatred and bigotry.”

Arab Media: ‘500 Settlers Storm the Al-Aqsa Mosque’

In Arab Newspeak, every Jew is a settler and every Jew who visits the Temple Mount is, in fact, storming the Al-Aqsa mosque.

US Senator Ted Cruz Calls for Recognition of Jerusalem as Eternal, Undivided Capital of...

"Move the American Embassy to Jerusalem, and formally recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s eternal and undivided capital."

Muslim Driver Transforms Egged Bus Into ‘Sukkah Mobile’ in Jerusalem

“I hear a lot of ‘Way to go!’ and ‘Happy holiday’ from most people."

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