Orthodox

Ultra Orthodox Jew on the Background of the Knesset

Ultra Orthodox Jew on the background of the Knesset in Jerusalem. Feb 25, 2018. Photo by Hillel Maeir/TPS

Christian Orthodox pilgrims at Qasr el Yahud

Christian Orthodox pilgrims arrive to celebrate Epiphany holiday at Qasr el Yahud, the traditional site of Jesus's baptism by John the Baptist on the Jordan river, near the West Bank town of Jericho. It is also traditionally considered to be the place where the Israelites crossed the Jordan River, Elijah the Prophet ascended to heaven. Jan 18, ...

Sukkot Four Species Market in Jerusalem

An Orthodox Jew examines a myrtle bough at the four species market in Jerusalem. The four species prescribed by the Torah for waving during the Jewish festival of Sukkot are etrog (citron tree fruit), lulav (date palm tree frond), hadass (myrtle tree boughs), aravah (willow tree branches). The most pious Jews usually look for the most flawless ...

Yom Kipur 2017 in Jerusalem

*** Local Caption *** צאת צום הכיפורים בכותל המערבי יהדות דתי

Yom Kipur 2017 in Jerusalem

*** Local Caption *** צאת צום הכיפורים בכותל המערבי יהדות דתי

Sukkot Preparations

*** Local Caption *** צאת צום הכיפורים בכותל המערבי יהדות דתי

Festival of Light in Jerusalem 2017

St. George’s Monastery, Wadi Qelt

St. George’s Monastery, Wadi Qelt

Christian Orthodox pilgrims participate in the baptism of Jesus, during the traditional Epiphany baptism ceremony at the Qasr-el Yahud baptism site in the Jordan river near the West Bank town of Jericho.