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Rosh Hashanah in Israel


When is Rosh Hashanah? The month of Elul is the final month in the Jewish year. This month is a particularly propitious time for prayer, self introspection, and repentance. It ...

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Purim in Israel

צילום:ד"ר אבישי טייכר

The celebration of Purim in Israel like most Jewish holidays includes liturgy, Bible reading (Book of Esther) and food (hamentaschen). Unlike solemn holy days like Yom Kippur, Purim is the ...

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Sukkot in Israel *

Photo: 	Yoninah

Sukkot  Sukkot in Israel begins on Tishri 15, the fifth day after Yom Kippur. Sukkot is so unreservedly joyful that it is commonly referred to in Jewish prayer and literature ...

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Yom Kippur in Israel *

Maurycy Gottlieb - Jews Praying in the Synagogue on Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) is considered the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. The date of Yom Kippur is 10th day of Tishri. This calendar day is the same ...

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Lag b’Omer *

Israeli boys collect wood for a Lag BaOmer bonfire.

Holiday Tip: This year Lag b’Omer 2017 will begin in the evening of Saturday, 13 May. What is Lag b’Omer? Lag b’Omer or Lag BaOmer, Hebrew: ל״ג בעומר,  is the ...

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Orthodox Easter

The Last Supper celebrated by Jesus and his disciples. The early Christians, too, would have celebrated this meal to commemorate Jesus' death and subsequent resurrection.
Photo:	Edal Anton Lefterov

Israel and You greets all of our Orthodox friends and wishes them a happy and healthy Orthodox Easter. The Easter Acclamation The Paschal Greeting is an Easter custom among Eastern ...

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Hanukkah Flash Mob


Israeli youth dance a Hanukkah Flash Mob in the streets just a block away from the best 5 Star hotels,exclusive boutiques and enticing restaurants on Ben Yehuda Street in Jerusalem. ...

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Happy Hanukkah

Those student at the Technion in Haifa sure are Hanukkah geniuses! Who else could dream up such an original way to celebrate the Festival of Lights? Happy Hanukkah!! This is ...

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