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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. ...

Watch: The world’s most unique photos captured this week

A member of the Chinese Honor Guard watches over his guest, North Korean soldiers applaud their revered leader, Chinese women exercise their balancing acts...

Ultra-Orthodox protesters hang posters comparing IDF general to Hitler

During a massive demonstration in Kfar Tavor, outside the home of IDF Manpower Directorate chief Maj. Gen. Moti Almoz, protesters hung posters accusing him...

2 minors among those arrested for burning Israeli flag during Lag B’Omer bonfire

Police in Jerusalem have arrested a 21-year-old male for throwing an Israeli flag into a bonfire during Lag B’Omer in the city’s Mea Shearim...

In pictures: Lag B’Omer celebrations throughout Israel

On Sunday evening, hundreds of bonfires burned throughout Israel in order to celebrate Lag B'Omer. Children gathered around the fires in order to roast...

Reduced air quality with this year’s two days of Lag b’Omer

Although Israel formally postponed the Lag b'Omer vacation by a day due to Haredi demands, bonfires were still lit last night, resulting in a...

Netanyahu condemns Mea Shearim residents who burned effigies of IDF soldiers

Less than a day after the footage of Haredi men burning effigies of IDF soldiers surfaced, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded, saying that...

Travel warning for Tunisia: Fear of terror attack on Lag B’Omer

The Israeli Counter-Terrorism Bureau called upon Israelis not to visit Tunisia following an assessment of the situation, which indicated that Jewish sites are under...