Judaism

Baking Matzah Shmurah in Kefar Habad

Ultra Orthodox men bake Matzos "Shmurot" for the Passover holiday, in the Israeli town of Kefar Habad. Traditional handmade Matzah Shmurah is made from wheat, which is guarded from the time that it is harvested and is recommended for Seder use. Kefar Habad, Apr 17, 2019. Photo by Kobi Richter/TPS

Public Prayer for Rain

Chief Rabbis for Israel: Rabbi David Lau and Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef during the public prayer for rain at the Western Wall, due to drought in Israel, during the fast of the 10th of Tevet which commemorates the siege of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylonia that culminated in the destruction of the First Temple (Solomon's Temple). Dec 28, 2017. ...

Temple Mount on Tish’a Be’av

Policemen maintaining the order at the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem, preventing clashes between Muslims and Jews on Tish'a Be'av, the holy day of mourning and fast in Judaism over the destruction of the First and second Temples. Jerusalem, Aug 11, 2019. Photo by TPS

First candle lighting event with PM Benjamin Netanyahu

The Likud Activists' Conference at Pavilion Hall in Jerusalem, with the participation of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Likud Ministers and MKs, in which the first candle of the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah was lighted. Jerusalem, Dec 22, 2019. Photo by Yehonatan Valtser/TPS

Passover Sacrifice practice ceremony

Yehuda Glick, MK for The Likud Party during the Passover Sacrifice practice ceremony at the Old City of Jerusalem, in memory of the " Pesach sacrifice " custom during the past Temple times. Jerusalem, Apr 15, 2019. Photo by Eitan Elhadez/TPS

First candle lighting event with PM Benjamin Netanyahu

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the Likud Activists' Conference at Pavilion Hall in Jerusalem, in which the first candle of the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah was lighted. Jerusalem, Dec 22, 2019. Photo by Yehonatan Valtser/TPS

Women Of The Wall offer women to wear Tefillin and Talit

Woman wears Tefillin and Talit (prayer shawl) at Jaffa street in the center of Jerusalem, where the "Women of the Wall" organization placed a counter and offers passers-by women to wear Tefillin and Talit (prayer shawl) and pray. Jerusalem, Feb 2, 2020. Photo by Yehonatan Valtser/TPS

Passover Sacrifice practice ceremony

Passover Sacrifice practice ceremony at the Old City of Jerusalem, in memory of the " Pesach sacrifice " custom during the past Temple times. Jerusalem, Apr 15, 2019. Photo by Eitan Elhadez/TPS

Hanukkiyah at the Western Wal in Jerusalem

Hanukkiyah at the second night of the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, at the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem. Jerusalem, Dec 23, 2019. Photo by Yehonatan Valtser/TPS

Lighting the 2nd candle of Hanukkah at Tappuah junction

Davidi Ben Tzion (3R), Deputy Head of the Shomron Regional Council and Deputy Commander of Shomron brigade (3L) with residents and security people, at Tappuah junction in Samaria, during the lighting ceremony of the second candle of Hanukkah. Kefar Tappuah, Dec 23, 2019. Photo by Eytan Schweber/TPS