Articles in "Religion"

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 ...

Thousands Pack Kotel for Final Ceremony Before Yom Kippur

Slichot is a special series of prayers and supplications said every day leading up to Yom Kippur. The word means “pardon” or ...

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 ...

Israel’s Knesset Holds Heated Debate Over Tisha B’Av Western Wall Incident

The Knesset plenum today, Thursday, held a discussion on the disturbances at the egalitarian plaza at the Western Wall Plaza on the night ...

Knesset Establishes Bible Lobby to ‘Increase Number and Variety of Bible Lovers’

The Knesset has officially launched its Bible Lobby meant to "increase the number and variety of Bible students and lovers." The launch ...

Prayer Written After 9/11 Attacks Updated for COVID-19 Crisis

A prayer composed by Israel Prize laureate Rabbi Adin Even-Israel (Steinsaltz) after the September 11 attacks in the US for world ...

Israeli-Arab Lawmaker: I Pray for Holocaust Victims

Israeli-Arab Members of Knesset (MK) showed solidarity with the Jewish people on Yom HaShoah, Israel's national Holocaust Remembrance Day, ...

‘Solidarity in a Disintegrating World’: Israel Remembers the 6 Million Jews Murdered during Holocaust

The State of Israel marked the beginning of Yom HaShoah, its national Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day, on Monday night with ...

TV Reporter Slanders Rabbi in Prime Time, Forced to Apologize for Blunder

Channel 13 News reporter Omri Maniv on Sunday was forced to issue a public apology for reporting slanderous accusations against Rabbi Assaf ...

Israelis Visit Joseph’s Tomb Under Heavy Security, Palestinians Riot

In celebration of Tu B'av, the Jewish holiday of love, approximately 1,200 Jews came to visit Joseph's Tomb on Monday night. As the ...