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Lag B’Omer Bonfires Banned as Coronavirus Pandemic Rages On

A prominent feature of the festival of Lag B’Omer is the bonfires. And in Israel, groups of people singing and dancing joyously around a...

Watch: Independence Day Celebrations Over Israel’s Skies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUpu46qHpgcUnlike every other year, the Israeli Air Force is conducting its traditional Independence Day flight show in a scaled-down version due to the coronavirus pandemic....

Op-Ed: The Fifth Child Who Is Not at The Seder Table

Every year when the family gathers around for the Passover Seder, we discuss the 4 different types of children sitting around the table. We...

Op-Ed: A New Immigrant’s Thoughts Ahead of Passover

Violeta Esquinazi, who immigrated to Israel a year ago, explains why this Passover is a very special one for her. She is finally fulfilling...

Op-Ed: What Is the Significance of The Purim Story for Our Times?

In every generation, there is a Haman that rises who seeks to exterminate the Jewish people. For this reason, the Purim story is timeless...

Op-Ed: The Hidden Meaning Behind the Purim Story

 In Israel and across the globe, Purim is a holiday full of great festivities. However, the theme of concealment is found throughout the Purim...

Knesset Mulls Cutting Funding for School Hanukkah Activities

The Finance Committee, chaired by MK Moshe Gafni (United Torah Judaism), held a session  to discuss an urgent motion for the agenda on the...

Hanukkah Greetings from A Bangladeshi Hindu Dissident

Shipan Kumer Basu, President of the World Hindu Struggle Committee, sees many parallels between the struggles of his own people and that of the...

10 injured in huge fireball at Jewish bonfire festival in London

A Lag BaOmer bonfire in London turned into a huge fireball, injuring 10 people. A mobile phone is rumored to have caused the incident. ...

UK Labour leader defends decision to attend Jewish anti-Israel group’s seder

Amid numerous claims of anti-Semitism in his party, UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn defended his decision to attend a Passover gathering held by...