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Zmanim – Halachik times for this week

Zmanim – Halachik times for this week

( The New IsraelB App – Click on here to install the new IsraelB App on  your phones.) Here are the zmanim for this week: A few outlines of davening times: Shacharit – Le’chatchilah best to daven from  sunrise. But, you can daven from dawn from the time when you can see your friend B’Dieved. […]

By May 26, 2019 Read More →
Fires destroy communities in Israel

Fires destroy communities in Israel

From Jerusalem Post. The residents of Moshav Mevo Modiin evacuated their homes after a massive fire caused by Thursday’s heat wave engulfed the area. At least 16 private homes in the area were in flames, according to police. CLICK on here to read more. Dozens of houses burned to the ground and at least 3,500 […]

By May 24, 2019 Read More →
Shabbat Bechukotai Happenings, Parsha and Times (Early)

Shabbat Bechukotai Happenings, Parsha and Times (Early)

Plenty on this Shabbat: Times: In at 6.59, Out at 8.17. Early Shabbat davening in most shuls is at around 5.40. Happenings: Nitzanim, Rechov Asher, Baka, shiur with Rav Finklestein after mincha which is at 6.55 ELC – 64 Emek Refaim: SHABBAT MORNING 8:00 am – “Yerushalayim: Most Beauyiful City in the World” with Rabbi […]

By May 23, 2019 Read More →
Rav Taragin on Lag Bomer: Making Sense of Kabbalah for Non-Kabbalists? How Can it Influence Your Life?

Rav Taragin on Lag Bomer: Making Sense of Kabbalah for Non-Kabbalists? How Can it Influence Your Life?

CLICK on here to listen to Rav Moshe Taragin’s shiur for Lag Bomer.

By May 22, 2019 Read More →
WATCH & Photos: Lag Bomer in Meron

WATCH & Photos: Lag Bomer in Meron

From Arutz Sheva: Lag Ba’omer celebrations commenced Wednesday evening at the burial site of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai in the northern Israeli town of Meron. Tens of thousands of people are in the mountainous area, participating in the traditional celebrations and torch-lightings of the various Hasidic sects. According to custom, the first lighting was performed […]

By May 22, 2019 Read More →
Chief Rabbis on Lag Bomer bonfires: ‘Be careful!’ due to extreme heat

Chief Rabbis on Lag Bomer bonfires: ‘Be careful!’ due to extreme heat

The chief rabbis of Israel issued a joint call Tuesday to exercise caution while lighting Lag Ba’omer bonfires, especially in view of the expected heat this year, which could lead to the loss of control over the fires. Rabbis Yitzchak Yosef and David Lau said, “We must act in accordance with the laws of the […]

By May 22, 2019 Read More →
In Photos: Lag  Bomer – ‘Around the bonfire’ with founder of Israel

In Photos: Lag Bomer – ‘Around the bonfire’ with founder of Israel

Last night at the Ramban Bet Midrash, for the fourth year in a row, they continued their tradition of hosting “Around the bonfire with members of the generation of founders of the state” which takes place around the country every lag baomer. They hosted 90-year-old Yehoshua Parush for this event. His message was: “When I […]

By May 22, 2019 Read More →
Weather warning – Heatwave expected

Weather warning – Heatwave expected

From Jerusalem Post. As Israel braces for an extreme unseasonable heatwave from Wednesday to Friday, several of the country’s authorities have appealed to residents to take precautionary measures. The Health Ministry warned in a statement that low humidity and high winds are expected with temperatures predicted to soar above 40 degrees Celsius (above 100 degrees […]

By May 22, 2019 Read More →
A day of gratitude: Ilana Harris on Lag B’omer

A day of gratitude: Ilana Harris on Lag B’omer

Coffee. Some people drink their cup of coffee with a sense of appreciation for the smell of roasted coffee beans, the kick they get from the caffeine or just the chance to pause in their day as they brew it, wait in line to receive it or sit to consume this beverage. The journalist A.J.Jacobs […]

By May 21, 2019 Read More →
Lag B’omer fun for the family/kids

Lag B’omer fun for the family/kids

So, what’s going on for families/ kids over Lag B’omer? No better place to look than FunInJerusalem run by Joanna Shebson! CLICK on here for all the details! The Jerusalem municipality also has plenty of information of what’s on – CLICK on here for all the details. FREE museums throughout Israel – CLICK on here.

By May 21, 2019 Read More →

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