The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews has contributed estimated $150 million to aliyah activities over the years, mostly through partner organizations like the Jewish Agency.
Uzi-Eli traces his knowledge back to Maimonides, who praised the healing virtues of the etrog in writings that date back almost 900 years.
As Yom Kippur and Id al-Adha coincide, for Jews, it will be a day of abstention and repentance, while for Muslims, it will be a day of prayer and festivities, topped off with food and revelry.
A closer look at their High Holy Day messages reveals how the various streams of Judaism in Israel are trying to brand themselves, and whom they see as target audiences.
U.S. Reform, Conservative leaders return home with no breakthrough in plan for mixed prayer space at holy site.
A new shmita-themed program in New York called Fallow Lab aims to help get Jews offline.
With the High Holy Days just around the corner, two former Londoners are making a killing softening the edges of typically blunt and brusque Israelis.
The world’s biggest supply of rams’ horns for the Jewish New Year comes from a tiny hole-in-the-wall in Tel Aviv. But one of Israel’s main competitors in the shofar business is China.
For the environmentally and socially conscious crowd who buy local and compost their leftovers - shmitta is a Jewish law that really resonates.
The original idea behind Midwives for Peace was that women had a special role to play in grassroots peace initiatives; 'Pregnancy is the same wherever you are.'