Articles in "Jewish World"

People Check the Four Species for Quality on Sukkot Eve

On the holiday of Sukkot, Jews around the world make a blessing on the four species; one with no taste or smell, one with both taste and ...

Hasidic Jews in Jerusalem Perform Kapparot Ritual Ahead of Yom Kipur

Kapparot is a custom performed by many Jews on the eve of Yom Kipur, the Jewish Day of Atonement. This year TPS photographer Shalom Shalev ...

WATCH: President Herzog Wishes Shana Tova to Jewish World, His ‘Extended Family’

In honor of Rosh HaShanah, the Jewish New Year that will be celebrated on Tuesday and Wednesday, Israeli President Isaac Herzog has ...

Record Number of 1,000 Olim Arrive in Israel from North America in August

Nefesh B’Nefesh, which facilitates Aliyah (immigration to Israel) from North America, is celebrating a historic milestone with 1,000 Olim ...

Israeli Archaeologists Expose Famed Bimah at Old Vilna Synagogue Destroyed During Holocaust

An Israeli excavation of the famed Great Synagogue in Vilnius (Vilna), Lithuania, has fully exposed the Aron Kodesh (Torah Ark) and the ...

Jewish Community in Bahrain Celebrates First Bar Mitzvah in 16 Years

The Jewish community in Bahrain celebrated a milestone this weekend when it held a Bar Mitzvah event, the first in the Gulf country in 16 ...

Prominent Rabbi: Social Pressure Legitimate Tool in Vaccination Effort

It is permissible to use social pressure to encourage people to get vaccinated against the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Rabbi Yuval Cherlow, ...

Israeli with Special Needs Arrested for Drug Trafficking in Peru on Way Home

Hodaya Monsongo, who was sent to prison in Peru for almost a year after being charged with drug trafficking, is on her way home back to ...

Israel Up in Arms After Polish Parliament Passes Law Limiting Restitution of Property Lost in Holocaust

The Polish parliament approved on Wednesday a law limiting the ability of Holocaust survivors and descendants of Holocaust victims to ...

Israeli FM, Guatemalan President, Join Top Lawmakers From Across Americas to Stand Against Rising Anti-Semitism and Celebrate Ties with Jewish State

Guatemalan President Dr. Alejandro Giammattei was joined on Thursday by Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid, along with senior ...