Judaism

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 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

Herodium

Jews visit the Herodium south of Jerusalem on Julu 17, 2021. Photo by Amit Barak/TPS

Dome of the Rock

The Dome of the Rock on Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem on Aug. 10, 2022. Photo by Yosef Mizrahi/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

Megillat Esther at IDF checkpoint in northern Samaria

Megillat Esther, “The Scroll of Esther,” is seen at an IDF checkpoint in northern Samaria during the Jewish holiday of Purim. Samaria, Mar 24, 2024. Photo by Avidan Bader/TPS

Lighting the seventh candle of Hanukkah in Mea Shearim Haredi neighborhood

Ultra-Orthodox Jews light the seventh candle of the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah in the Haredi neighborhood of Mea Shearim in Jerusalem. Jerusalem, Dec 13, 2023. Photo by Eitan Elhadez-Barak/TPS

Chanukah

Lighting the first candle of the Jewish holiday of Chanukah at the Western Wall Plaza in Jerusalem's Old City on Dec. 18, 2022. Photo by Udi Roth/TPS