Articles in "Jewish Holidays"

Costumes, Parades Rule the Day as Israel Celebrates Purim

Thousands of people capitalized on a cloudless sky and unseasonably warm temperatures around the country Thursday to celebrate the holiday ...

Ethiopian-Israelis Celebrate Tradition, Identity at Annual Sigd Festival

As a small child in a village near Gondar, Ethiopia, the days leading up to Sigd were some of the best days of the year for Moshe Yehayes. ...

Thousands Attend Priestly Blessing in Jerusalem

Tens of thousands of people, including Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi David Lau and Western Wall Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovitch, thronged to the Western ...

Rivlin: Nation-States ‘key’ to Functioning of International Community

Actions and statements that deny Israel’s and threaten the country’s existence are unacceptable and do not promote understanding or ...

Israelis Mark Tisha B’Av With Dialogue, Conversation

Israelis from across religious and political spectrums gathered in community centers, synagogues, theaters and other venues around the ...

Thousands in Jerusalem for Holiday Blessing at Western Wall

More than 80,000 people jammed the Western Wall plaza in the Old City of Jerusalem on Thursday for the bi-annual Priestly Blessing ...

Indictment Filed Against Terrorist Responsible for September Stabbing at Herod’s Gate

The Jerusalem District Attorney's Office filed an indictment on Thursday against Ayman Kurd, a  20-year-old from Kafr 'Aqab, a Palestinian ...

IDF Widows, Orphans Distribute Holiday Gifts

  The Israeli Defense Forces Widows and Orphans Organization (IDFWO) distributed 5300 gift packages ahead of the Rosh Hashanah ...