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.
A rare scarab seal belonging to a senior Egyptian official of the 13th Pharaonic Dynasty is found by a birdwatcher on Israel's northern coast.
The 'Tzohar' organization is launching a new project to encourage secular Jews to 'listen together' to shofar blowing on Rosh Hashana.
Jason D. Greenblatt thanked the group for their visit. “It was a pleasure to host all of you," he wrote.
A nuclear attack, baseless hatred between population groups, and corruption among decision-makers would be the main contributing factors to the next catastrophic destruction...
“Farmers are today’s pioneers, and Israel’s agricultural produce is among the best in the world.”
The World’s Largest Chanukah Menorah will be proudly standing at New York’s most fashionable plaza, Fifth Avenue and 59th Street, by Central Park.
Jews in Donetsk, Ukraine this week were ordered to “register” themselves and their assets.
King Abdullah II of Jordan is refusing to speak with Israel's PM Netanyahu over tensions at the Temple Mount.
Ashkenazi Jews begin saying Selichot tonight, the week of Rosh Hashana.
The body of an Israeli student was found in Hungary over the weekend after he was missing for a week.
(JERUSALEM) - Beekeepers from across Israel delivered their honey products to Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week in light of a festive event held...
“I apologize to the Jewish community of Gdansk. In the city of Freedom and Solidarity, we respect all religions and do not accept acts of hooliganism," the mayor said.
Similar model matzah bakeries bring the experience to Jewish children (and children at heart) all over the globe.
Israel "adds life" while hate-filled terrorists try to "take life," PM Netanyahu said on Remembrance Day at Mt. Herzl.
More than 400 people sat down at the first seder this year at the Chabad House of Bangkok, Thailand.
A Jewish father teaches his daughter about the Torah commandment to burn all remaining bits of bread, etc. before the start of Passover.
The pre-Yom Kippur practice of using a live chicken for the "kapparot" ritual was banned in three Israeli cities this year.
Site-seeing crowds overwhelmed at least four heritage sites on this Yom Ha'Atzma'ut, prompting officials to close their doors on Israel's Independence Day.
Most Israeli Jews partake in several Hanukkah activities, such as eating sufganiyot (doughnuts) and latkes (79%) and giving Hanukkah gelt (64%).
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.
The family’s attorney is E. Randol Schoenberg, who helped Maria Altmann successfully recover Gustav Klimt's "Woman in Gold," from the Belvedere Museum in Vienna.
To be fair to the Israeli PM, the Persian king in the Megillah is in cahoots with Haman's plot to destroy all the Jews in his empire, and the reversal of his position is the essence of the Purim miracle.
Stormy weather sent celebrants indoors but did not dampen their joy in celebrating Mimouna after Passover in Israel.
Five people were held on suspicion of drug trafficking and violence, and six were accused of selling alcohol to minors.