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Israel Gets Ready for Yom Kippur

Soldiers, police, paramedics, rabbis and ordinary Israelis are each doing their part to prepare for the holiest day of the Jewish year. Maayana Miskin, 10/7/2011, 11:07 AM

Fast of Esther on Thursday

Jews observe Fast of Esther on Thursday from dawn to dusk, to commemorate the fast observed by the Jewish people in the story of Purim.Elad Benari, 3/17/2011, 4:46 AM

Fast Day Thursday: We Need Rain

Winter is again late in coming to Israel. The Chief Rabbinate has set Thursday as a day of fasting, prayer and repentance, asking G-d for rain.David Lev, 11/17/2010, 10:38 PM