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
Saturday’s March for Racial Justice in Washington will feature some progressive Jews determined to ‘pray with their feet,’ while others plan to make their voices heard in a ‘sister march’ in New York on Sunday
A country that comes to a standstill for one whole day and doesn’t derive anything significant from it is missing the point
Nordic Resistance Movement march in Gothenburg on Saturday could draw up to 1,000 people; court ruled Monday that it can’t go near the local synagogue but NRM says it doesn’t accept decision
We take the knee for all the times this frightening past year when we, as a society and as individuals, needed to take a stand and failed to act
'We’re not trying to be Jewish, we’re obeying God’s commandments,' said the church spokesperson
Col. Zvika Greengold received Medal of Valor for 'single-handedly destroying 60 tanks' in Yom Kippur War, but senior reserve officer says tale was spun to boost unit morale.
Well, I hold the Passover Seder, sit a little in the sukka, say Kiddush on Friday night and even hoist a flag on Independence Day. I’m just sick of the religious people and the settlers.
The war’s beginning was decided upon many months and weeks before it began and the date was a closely-kept secret that foreign intelligence failed to crack.
It goes like this: What the terrorists want is political independence, not to kill for the sake of killing.
A federal judge lifts a temporary restraining order against a California synagogue performing a ritual where chickens are twirled in the air before they're slaughtered.
The IPPA archive, which is being transferred to the national library, contains a million photos. Its Yom Kippur War collection includes photos of both top brass and regular soldiers from both fronts of the war.
What fasting and other rituals prescribed for Yom Hakippurim in the Bible are all about.