What is ‘Lag’, what is ‘Omer’ and how are they related? Why the bonfires? And why can’t you get a haircut or get married before this date? I heard something about Rabbi Akiva, but what does he have to do with it…? For those who
Dear colleagues and friends! Happy Sukkot to everyone! Learn about what and how do we celebrate on Sukkot in our special video?
Today we are stepping into the new Jewish year of 5781. We decided to deviate somewhat from our traditional greetings and wish first and foremost you and your loved ones good health. The past year was very difficult for Israel and for the whole world.
In August 1940, almost at the age of 60, one of the brightest Jewish political figures of the 20th century, Vladimir Zeev Zhabotinsky, passed away. Jabotinsky devoted his life to political activity for the sake of the Zionist project and the future Jewish state. His
What happened on 17th of Tammuz and 9th of Av and why do we still remember it as a nation?
Seventy years ago, on July 5, 1950, the Israeli Knesset passed the Law of Return, which expressed the centuries-old desire of the Jewish people to return to Eretz Yisrael and determined who has the right to repatriation to Israel.
Shavuot commemorates the giving of the Torah and the Ten Commandments on Mount Sinai. Every year we relive that outstanding experience, learning the Torah and celebrating Shavuot as the meaningful and joyful Jewish holiday. Hag Shavuot Sameach!
Traditionally, the Lag b’Omer night in Israel is lit up by numerous bonfires. However, this time the bonfires are forbidden, and the holiday festival on Mount Meron will also be much more modest. As the anniversary of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai’s death, each year Lag
In Israel, Victory Day on 9 May has historically been celebrated as an unofficial national remembrance day. Since 2017, Victory Day has been a national holiday of Israel. Today, we honor the Jewish heroes who have sacrificed their lives for our future.
In 1897, right after the First Zionist Congress, Theodor Herzl put down what is the most prophetic entry of his, if not of any, diary: “At Basel, I founded the Jewish State. If I said this out loud today, l would be greeted by universal