Reform Jews are worse than Holocaust deniers, says chief rabbi of Jerusalem

‘They don’t have Yom Kippur or Shabbat but they want to pray at the Kotel’ … [Read more...]

Riots erupt in east Jerusalem on Yom Kippur, Silwan man killed in clash with police

Thousands pray at Western Wall without incident … [Read more...]

Israel seals off West Bank, Gaza for Yom Kippur

48-hour closure begins Tuesday at 12:01 a.m.; ‘humanitarian’ exceptions made … [Read more...]

Atoning for sins on Yom Kippur

At this time of year, we are given the opportunity to choose the right path … [Read more...]

Heatwave, bikes and Jerusalem tensions: A wary Israel marks Yom Kippur

Temperatures exceed 30ºC, West Bank and Gaza kept under closure … [Read more...]

Israel boosts security for rare confluence of Jewish, Muslim holy days

Tensions rise across country ahead of Yom Kippur and Id al-Adha … [Read more...]

Jewish and Muslim leaders meet before Yom Kippur and Id al-Adha

Leaders call for tolerance and respectful celebrations … [Read more...]

A mighty hand and an outstretched arm

A window is now open for Israel to put an end to Iran’s nuclear pursuits … [Read more...]

Syrian rocket fired into Golan Heights shatters Yom Kippur silence

No injuries or damage reported; fire believed to be spillover from Syrian army battles … [Read more...]

Israel shutting down for Yom Kippur

JERUSALEM (JWN)—Public transportation, broadcasting media, and border crossings are just a few of the normal daily activities that will halt for 24 hours from late Friday afternoon, as Israel observes … [Read more...]

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