Tag Archives: Yom Kippur

Israel imposes hermetic closure on WB, arrests Palestinian

[ PIC 14/09/2013 – 04:17 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation army imposed a hermetic closure on the West Bank starting dawn Friday till midnight Saturday to allow Israelis to celebrate Yom Kippur. Israeli war minister Moshe Ya’alon said that the procedure was necessary to preserve the lives of Israelis during the Yom Kippur […]

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#OpenRafahBorder Now! Israel shuts down all Gaza and West Bank crossings for Jewish holiday

A Jewish Ultra Orthodox man holds the chicken he is about to swing over his son’s head during the Kaparot ceremony ahead of Yom Kippur in Jerusalem, on 11 September 2013. The Jewish ritual is supposed to transfer the sins of the past year to the chicken, and is performed before the Day of Atonement, […]

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Over 1,000 Jews gather at Wall St. for #occupyyomkippur Kol Nidre

+972 Magazine | Lisa Goldman | October 7, 2011 When new media activist Daniel Sieradski, a.k.a. the Orthodox Anarchist, a.k.a. @mobius1ski , suggested having an ad hoc Kol Nidre minyan on Wall Street, in solidarity with the Occupied Wall Street movement, he wondered if he would succeed in attracting 20 participants (an egalitarian minyan of […]

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