Israel & Overseas Today

Moadim L’Simcha, May Your Times Be Happy

On the interim days of Passover, also known as Hol Hamoed, Israelis typically greet each other with the Hebrew phrase “Moadim L’simcha” – may your times be happy. What an appropriate message of hope during these days of distance and fear.

News from Overseas Jewish Communities

A round-up of news items on how overseas Jewish communities are faring against the pandemic

Happy Passover From Israeli Leaders

Israeli leaders send video messages of Happy Passover to Jewish communities around the globe.

Special Update #7

Passover starts tomorrow at sundown. Here in Israel, the Government has imposed a mandatory lockdown starting at 3:00pm tomorrow until 7:00am Friday. Intercity travel is banned and residents of certain neighborhoods in Jerusalem (specifics to be announced) will be quarantined along with Bnei…


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