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  • Kislev: Rainbows, oil and salt

    3 weeks ago

    During the month of Kislev, which begins later this week, we celebrate Chanukah. The most obvious food of this holiday and month is oil, the miracle ingredient.  During Chanukah, some women recite the story of Judith, a heroine who used salt as a weapon. “Legend has it that Judith...

  • Six women detained for wearing prayer shawls at Western Wall

    November 15, 2012 | 9:12 am

    Six women were detained by Jerusalem police for wearing prayer shawls at the Western Wall as more than 100 women gathered there for the monthly Women of the Wall service.

    The detainments Thursday, on the first day of the Hebrew month Kislev, follow the arrest at last month's...