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Making meaning: Tisha B’Av and connecting to Zionism

(JNS) Sometimes, prayer can seem like a daunting task. For some of us, we feel like without a rabbi to tell us what page...

What to know about Shavuot to unleash the power of the holiday

By DEBORAH FINEBLUM(JNS) You could say that Shavuot is the most important holiday most Jews know virtually nothing about. And you wouldn’t be completely wrong. Nonetheless, the holiday—beginning...

Who Was Shimon Bar Yochai?

By: Barry Shaw An Israeli national disaster occurred at the Lag B’Omer festival on Mount Meron in northern Israel on 28 April when 45 people...

73 fun facts about Israel

To celebrate Israel’s 73rd birthday on April 15, we’ve brought together a list of 73 weird, wacky and remarkable things about this tiny country...

Congresswoman Maloney Statement on Yom HaShoa

On Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), author of the Never Again Education Act, released the following statement. “Today, on Yom HaShoah,...

11 Images that Tell of Jewish Empowerment in the Holocaust

By Mordechai Lightstone(Chabad.org)  Often in our reflections on the Holocaust, the imagery we focus on is the dread, and human suffering, gas chambers, mass graves and...

Holocaust Remembrance Day back-to-back with Independence Day in Israel

By: Ron Jager The days following Pesach are always an emotionally charged period in Israel. From celebrating the redemption of the Jewish nation during Pesach,...

Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day – April 7th & 8th

Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes Remembrance Day will be observed this year starting Wednesday evening, 7 April 2021 through Thursday, 8 April 2021. The official...

The Pharaoh Syndrome

By Tzvi Freeman(Chabbad.org) People knock pop psychologists and their euphemisms, but I often wonder if we wouldn't be better off borrowing some of their political correctness...

Next Year in Jerusalem . . . Really

By Aron Moss(Chabad.org) Question: Here’s one I always wanted to know. We traditionally end the Passover Seder with the wish, “Next Year in Jerusalem!” What if you’re living in Jerusalem? Do...

Passover Story Sung as a “Sea Shanty” is Blowing Up the Internet

(TJVNEWS) Sea Shanties have blown up online especially on tic-toc, it was a matter of time before a Jewish-influenced song parody was created. A sea...

Living Torah? What is the ‘Great Shabbat’?

By: Rabbi Ari Enkin, Rabbinic Director, United with Israel The Shabbat before Passover is referred to as “Shabbat Hagadol,” meaning “The Great Sabbath.” It is...

Last Chance: Help Needy Israeli Soldiers on Passover

Send Passover Food Packages to Needy IDF Soldiers and their Families. COVID-19 had a devastating impact on Israeli soldiers and their families. Let us thank the heroes of...

Freedom Lessons from Passover

By Kenneth Abramowitz Jews around the world celebrate Passover next week. In the diaspora, during the first two evenings, we read the Haggadah with family...

Don’t Forget to Download the Omer Counter App

Chabad.org’s Omer Counter App has helped thousands of people to fulfill the biblical obligation of counting the 49 days of the Omer between Passover...

13 Pro Tips for Your Second Passover In Isolation

by Menachem Posner(CHABAD.ORG)  It’s hard to believe that a full year has passed since those frenzied and panic-stricken days when we prepared for Passover under heavy...

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