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Bnei Brak roads to be closed to private traffic

Bnei Brak roads to be closed to private traffic

To combat the stand-still traffic in the central haredi city, local officials have revealed a plan to turn the main roads into HOV lanes.Rachel Kaplan, 12/08/2016 12:14
For Lag Ba'Omer: Sfirat Haomer, time of delight and despair

For Lag Ba'Omer: Sfirat Haomer, time of delight and despair

The period has its roots in the Torah, seems to be connected to Temple sacrifice, to the Temple destruction and to preparation for Mount Sinai - so what is the right attitude to it? The deaths of Rabbi Akiva's students may provide the answer. Rabbi Dr. Chaim E. Schertz, 23/05/2016 07:46
Watch: Lag B'Omer, Reminder of Messianic Rebellion

Watch: Lag B'Omer, Reminder of Messianic Rebellion

Famous scholar Rabbi Berel Wein explains the holiday's connection to revolt against Roman occupation and message of resilience.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 07/05/2015 15:54
MDA Preparing Ahead for Lag Ba”Omer at Meron

MDA Preparing Ahead for Lag Ba”Omer at Meron

Magen David Adom is already making preparations for the massive influx of Jews expected for Lag Ba'Omer at Meron.Chana Ya'ar, 15/04/2013 20:17