Sukkot Begins at Sundown

Sukkot, the Feast of Tabernacles, begins at sundown on Monday, September 20th. This is a festive holiday, filled with family and friends who gather together in a temporary booth, called a “Sukkah”. God commanded the … Read More

Israel to Join EU’s COVID Passport Program

Israel announced it will join the EU’s digital COVID passport program, beginning in October. This means that travel for vaccinated travelers between Israel and EU countries will be much easier. This will, hopefully, also help … Read More

Yom Kippur Begins at Sundown

Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, begins at sundown on Wednesday, September 15th. It is the most solemn day on the Hebrew calendar, and those who observe it fast food and water for 26 hours. … Read More

Iran One Month Away from Nuclear Weapon

The Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS) predicts that Iran could have enough enriched uranium for a nuclear bomb within one month. In a report published on Monday, the group said Iran has 200 … Read More

Rockets Fired at Israel

Islamic militants within Gaza have fired rockets into southern Israel over the past few days. Israel has responded by striking specific military targets in the Gaza Strip. The Iron Dome intercepted the rockets, thankfully. Tensions … Read More

Riots in Support of Escaped Prisoners

Six convicted Palestinian terrorists escaped from a maximum security prison in the lower Galilee region earlier this week. The IDF and Israeli police are actively searching for them, but they are still at large. Hundreds … Read More

Rosh Hashana 5782

Rosh Hashanah – the Feast of Trumpets – begins at sundown today. Tonight, the year 5782 begins, per the Hebrew calendar. It is a time when family and friends traditionally gather together over festive tables, … Read More

Israel Reopening to Tourists

In a thread of good news, Israel announced that it will allow tourist groups from certain countries to enter the country after September 19th. These groups will not be required to quarantine, but will need … Read More

Chinese-Owned Port Opens in Haifa

A Chinese-owned and operated port opened for business in Haifa this week. Israel has been looking to sell its public ports to private owners in order to increase Israel’s influence as a regional hub for … Read More

U.S. to Reopen Consulate in Jerusalem

Israeli Foreign Minister, Yair Lapid, made it clear that Israel opposes the Biden administration’s plan to reopen the U.S. consulate in East Jerusalem. He released a statement saying “Jerusalem is the sovereign capital of Israel … Read More