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Chief Rabbi: 'Asymptomatic coronavirus carrier must fast'

Chief Rabbi: 'Asymptomatic coronavirus carrier must fast'

Verified coronavirus carrier suffering symptoms or excessive weakness exempt from fasting. Verified carrier who is asymptomatic must fast.Mordechai Sones, 28/07/2020 18:52
Preparing for fasting: What's right to eat before Yom Kippur?

Preparing for fasting: What's right to eat before Yom Kippur?

EASY FASTING: Before & after meals for fasting.Israel News Talk Radio, 08/10/2019 02:40
A healthy fast

A healthy fast

Tips from a doctor for an easy, healthy Yom Kippur fast.Dr. Yitzhak Glick, 29/09/2017 13:51
Today: Fast of Esther

Today: Fast of Esther

The Fast commemorates the one held by our forefathers in the times of Mordechai and Esther.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/03/2017 11:05
Three days of fasting for Israel’s unity

Three days of fasting for Israel’s unity

In the spirit of Esther and Mordehai, a group of activists are promoting a fast initiative for soul-searching and unity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2016 09:38
'Triple Whammy' May Mean a Tough Yom Kippur

'Triple Whammy' May Mean a Tough Yom Kippur

The weather, the calendar, and the clock are conspiring to make this year's fast one of the most challenging in years for IsraelisDavid Lev, 12/09/2013 09:49
Yom Kippur: Tips for Easier Fasting

Yom Kippur: Tips for Easier Fasting

As Jewish people around the world prepare for Yom Kippur, Arutz Sheva brings you some tips on how to prepare for the 25-hour fast.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/09/2012 07:51
Israel Gets Ready for Yom Kippur

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, 07/10/2011 11:07
Fast of Esther on Thursday

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, 17/03/2011 04:46
Fast Day Thursday: We Need Rain

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, 17/11/2010 22:38