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  • Snow falls on Israel

    Snow piled up on the Golan Heights and in the Galilee, and dusted Jerusalem as rain, hail and strong winds swept the rest of Israel.

  • Amid hedonistic indulgence, Jews search for meaning at Burning Man

    Ben Harris, aka “The Wandering Jew,” reports on Jewish life at Burning Man, an annual festival that attracts more than 40,000 people, or “burners,” to a post-apocalyptic landscape in the Nevada wilderness for an experiment in temporary community and radical self-sufficiency.

  • Terrorism and mourning

    Readers of Chabad.org offer their own reminiscinces of Gavriel and Rivkah Holtzberg, the two Lubavitch emissaries killed in last week’s attacks. I Will Always Miss You Elias (Eliyahu) Samuel Ghosalkar, Mumbai I am a Jew residing in Mumbai who was a close friend of Rabbi Gavriel and his family. I have been shattered by the…

  • News Brief

    The second snowstorm of this winter hit Israel. At least 10 inches of snow draped Jerusalem, the Golan Heights and other highland areas of Israel early Tuesday, turning large parts of the Jewish state white for the second time this winter. The storm was expected to clear up by Wednesday. In affected areas, schools were…

  • Terror victims defend lawsuits

    Americans who were victims of terrorist attacks in Israel are pushing back against reported Bush administration plans to counter successful lawsuits against the Palestinian Authority.

  • News Brief

    Israel was bracing for major snowstorms. Municipal authorities in Jerusalem, the Golan Heights and other Israeli highland areas went on alert Tuesday for blizzards expected overnight. The snowstorms were preceded by gale-force winds that snarled traffic and, at one point, prompted Ben Gurion Airport to turn away several incoming flights. A ship in Haifa port…

  • Snow falls in Israel

    Several inches of snow fell in Jerusalem and other mountainous areas in Israel.

  • Yosef Begun making up for lost time

    Yosef Begun often thinks back to the long, hard years of imprisonment and struggle for Soviet Jews. Struck even now by the Soviet regime’s success in stopping Jewish life, he feels a personal mission to make up for this lost time.