Netanyahu turned his back on U.S. Jewry in its greatest time of need – and most Israelis couldn’t care less
The three leaders have tried to ride roughshod over democratic traditions in recent months, but they are finding that they aren't bigger than the state
The Kaparot ceremony is held on the eve of the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement
It is the holiest day in Judaism, yet its intent has markedly changed and its practice today is a far cry from the rites of ancient times
These series didn't get the attention they deserve, but now's the time to repent
'All the Arabs Will Pounce on Us': Newly Released Protocols From Yom Kippur War Reveal Moshe Dayan Feared Massive Israeli Loss
Minutes from top army brass deliberations during the 1973 war show then-IDF Chief of Staff David Elazar thought the war was an existential battle, while Dayan warned that 'no one will fight for us'
‘Valley of Tears,’ now in production, revisits one of the most traumatic battles of the 1973 war
They say that all the kugel one ate in honor of Shabbat is weighed in heavenly court alongside one’s deeds and misdeeds
Our bodies can handle 24 hours without food perfectly well, though our minds may find it taxing. There are ways to make it all easier.
National Library of Israel reveals new photographs ahead of the release of a documentary on the country's only female prime minister
Activists cite animal rights law, say slaughtered animals must be used for food
Talit discovered by a worker with Israel's Shem Olam Holocaust museum under the wooden floor of a structure that used to be part of the Jewish ghetto of the central Polish city
From now on by court decree, two types of blood exist in Israel: Jewish blood and non-Jewish blood
A young Buddhist diagnosed too late with a genetic disease, a Holocaust survivor with cancer, and a once-happy nurse suffering from complications of bariatric surgery. Three people approaching death talk about a life of value, regret and what's next
Thwarted Stabbing Attack in Jerusalem and Russian Reaction to Downing of Its Jet: Everything You Missed on Yom Kippur
Putin: Israel didn't down our jet but it didn't respect agreement ■ Palestinian tried to attack a Jew and policemen near the Old City in Jerusalem and was shot to death ■ Gaza Health Ministry: Two Palestinians killed by IDF fire
On the eve of the Yom Kippur War, Lt. Col. Nitzani looked at the Suez Canal through his binoculars and ordered his soldiers to go on full alert. One of his soldiers tells the little-known story
An imaginary holiday interview
Will Israel's decision-makers feel a little shame when they chant 'we have trespassed,' and when you get to 'we robbed,' 'we have done violence,' 'we coveted' and we 'spoke deceitfully'?
The decision to close the beaches of Lake Kinneret marks yet another milestone in the slope down which secular Israel is sliding
Amichai Chasson’s poem ‘America’ captures three moments in front of a TV screen, spanning 44 years of U.S.-Israeli relations on both a national and personal level
‘Danger War Would Break Out Less Than Likely’ Recording of Israeli Army's General Staff Meeting on Eve of Yom Kippur War Released
The Israeli military's archive releases on eve of 45th anniversary of Yom Kippur war a discussion that was held on October 5, 1973 in which the head of the IDF's intelligence branch can be heard saying that the chance war would break out was 'lower than low'
Israel State Archives publish a secret telegram documenting a pre-war warning Mossad chief Zvi Zamir received from a source of an Egyptian-Syrian plot to attack Israel 'toward evening'
Until now these lots were closed only on Israel’s Memorial Day for fallen soldiers
On the left, we have persisted in pushing our agenda even in the face of continued failure and disappointment. Could it be that we were wrong all along?
'I do not come from a religious family. It’s not that I keep Yom Kippur, respect it,' Dan Kremer told Haaretz. 'But for me the decision comes because I represent the country and the flag'
Mark Zuckerberg's bland Jewish allusions don’t substitute for taking a real moral stand on Facebook's raw power to channel incitement, hate and electoral espionage
Hundreds injured riding bikes and skateboards; hundreds more fainted while fasting
Everyone puts on a disguise this holy day – the righteous man’s mask - except they never take it off
Closures will begin on Thursday night at midnight as they do each year, with exceptions made for emergencies