Holidays

Shavuot in Kibbutz Yehiam

The festival in Kibbutz Yehiam in northern Israel for the Jewish holiday of Shavuot, which marks the wheat harvest in Israel and the day when God gave the Torah to the nation of Israel at Mount Sinai. Yehiam, May 17, 2021. Photo by Sara Yahimovich/TPS

Lag Ba’omer celebrations in Jerusalem’s Mea Shearim neighborhood

The Jewish holiday of Lag BaOmer celebrations in the streets of Mea Shearim Haredi neighborhood in Jerusalem. The holiday commemorates the death of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, a senior Talmudic rabbi. Jerusalem, May 25, 2024. Photo by Yoav Dudkevitch/TPS

Lag Ba’omer celebrations in Jerusalem

The Jewish holiday of Lag BaOmer celebrations commemorates the death of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai in Jerusalem's Ramot neighborhood. Jerusalem, May 8, 2023. Photo by Yoav Dudkevitch/TPS

Baking Matzos for Passover 2024 by Kretshnif Chassidim

Kretshnif Chassidim men bake Matzos, the special unleavened flatbread eaten on the Jewish holiday of Passover, which begins on April 22. Rehovot, Apr 11, 2024. Photo by Yossi Zeliger/TPS

Baking Matzah Shmurah in Jerusalem

The process of matzah making - Ultra-Orthodox men bake Matzos "Shmurot" for the Passover holiday, at the Israeli factory in Jerusalem. Traditional handmade Matzah Shmurah is made from wheat, which is guarded from the time that it is harvested and is recommended for Seder use. Jerusalem, Mar 30, 2023. Photo by Oz Faber/TPS

Baking Matzah Shmurah in Jerusalem

The process of matzah making - Ultra-Orthodox men bake Matzos "Shmurot" for the Passover holiday, at the Israeli factory in Jerusalem. Traditional handmade Matzah Shmurah is made from wheat, which is guarded from the time that it is harvested and is recommended for Seder use. Jerusalem, Mar 30, 2023. Photo by Oz Faber/TPS

Blossoming on Jerusalem Hills on Tu B’Shevat Jewish holiday

Almond trees bloom on the Jerusalem Hills on the Jewish holiday of Tu B’Shevat. Jerusalem, Jan 25, 2024. Photo by Yoav Dudkevitch/TPS

The Official Jerusalem Santa in a Christmas tour

The "Official Jerusalem Santa" Issa Kassissieh, rides a camel during a tour in front of the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem. Jerusalem, Dec 22, 2022. Photo by Shalev Shalom/TPS

Festival of Festivals

The city of Haifa celebrates the “Festival of Festivals” marking Chanukah Christmas and Ramadan holidays on Dec. 21, 2022. Photo by Eitan Elhadez-Barak/TPS

Second Hakafot for Simhat Torah in Rabin Square

Thousands of people took to Rabin Square in Tel Aviv to dance with Torah scrolls at second Hakafot for Simhat Torah, the Jewish holiday after the holiday of Sukkot. Tel Aviv, Oct 1, 2018. Photo by Kobi Richter/TPS *** Local Caption *** אלפי אנשים משתתפים בהקפות השניות של שמחת תורה ב כיכר רבין ב תל ...