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Niv and Erica Davidovich, a Jewish couple in Los Angeles, were lighting candles on Friday Night when Erica felt birth pains. Erica was pregnant with her fourth child. Niv told ABC News that he wanted to sit with his wife in the back seat, s they called an Uber....
After being released from jail last month, Kodak Black, famous 20-year-old rapper, decided that he needs some transformation- starting with his name. Ever since deciding he is from the lineage of the Levities and is a Hebrew Israelite, Black Legally changed his name to "Bill Kahan Blanco". Kahan which means...
When Michael Steinhardt strolls around his 55-acre backyard for 90 minutes every morning, one of his favorite animals to see is the scimitar-horned oryx, whose antlers sweep back from its head like the swords for which they are named. I rode north for an hour on a train expecting animals...
More than 100 prisoners at an Edinburgh prison are claiming to be Jewish so they can eat better-quality kosher meals, an official inspection report has revealed. “A significant number of prisoners had decided to move onto a kosher diet, which did not appear to be for wholly faith based reasons” HMIPS...
New Zealand woman gave birth to a baby weighing 16lb 4oz (7.4kg), more than twice the average weight of a newborn!         The not-so-little boy was born by caesarean section on Monday, after it took doctors three hours to administer an epidural to his mother. As a result of his size, it’s likely he will need clothes...
By Eddie Dvir By now everyone has either heard about the craze that has taken the globe by storm, the fidget spinner. Thousands of middle aged kids are spinning them in school, on the street or at your local shul. The fidget spinner is simple little colorful device that has a...
This story is what Hollywood movies are made of. Grab the tissues, because this tale of true love is about to unlock the faucets: After almost 70  years of marriage, Teresa Vatkin, 89, and Isaac Vatkin, 91, died less than 40 minutes apart, holding hands across their hospital beds.  Their...
There are many things Koreans and Hasidic Jews have in common: An emphasis on studying, good food, and even the Talmud. Shockingly though, the music of these two very different cultures often sounds the same as well. Try it for yourself with the quiz from the website koreanorhasidic.com. It's harder than...
Dressed up in the right outfit and with her makeup done a certain way, Mira Tzur says she gets stopped on the street by people who mistake her for Melania Trump. It’s easy to see why. Although their facial features are distinct, the two women share the same shiny brown hair, taut...
Netanyahu’s hairdo has been a topic of discussion in recent years due to its tendency to change colors like the seasons. Most times it is grey but unannounced it can turn lilac or even a purple shade. At a recent cabinet meeting it was dark shade of brown.   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the...
Sky News, the British network reported on the British woman stabbed to death by a terrorist on the Jerusalem light rail today. Looks like left out a few words and facts. Get OS News Live Updates  by email and never miss our top breaking stories   
Israel has strongly condemned the decision by a Dublin City Council subcommittee on ceremonies to raise the Palestinian flag over city hall in solidarity with the Palestinian people “who have lived under brutal Israeli occupation.” According to the decision Tuesday, the flag will be raised on May 15th, marking 50...
Israel's Labor Party is changing their plans for a leadership due a Britney Spears concert set to take place on the day they originally planned in Tel Aviv. One point of concern is that voters would not turn out to vote due to concert attendance. Both events were scheduled for...
After the United Nations-affiliated Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) last month released a controversial report describing Israel as an “apartheid regime,” the same U.N. agency is set to release a new report equating the Israeli “occupation” with slavery in the U.S. ESCWA’s Beirut-based council is comprised of...
JERUSALEM (Press Release) – Late Saturday night on April 1st, two EMTs, Dvir Adani and Moshe Mizrachi, decided that they would play an April Fool’s joke on their friends. The pair of United Hatzalah volunteers were driving past Ben Gurion airport on their way to buff calls in the...
Watch what happened when religious extremists  tried to confront religious IDF soldiers who were exiting a Torah class given at Jerusalem's Great Synagogue by Chief Rabbi of the IDF, Rabbi Eyal Krim. The extremists were ready with with signs in hand and hurled insults at the religious soldiers for enlisting in the...
Two yeshiva students and a police officer were injured Saturday during a stabbing attack by a Palestinian terrorist in Jerusalem’s Old City. Shocking video of Israeli police shooting terrorist who moments before stabbed  2 yeshiva students  The terrorist, 17-year-old Ahmad Gazal of Nablus, was chased down by the Israeli Border Police and...
 In the wake of an unprecedented wave of bomb threats against JCCs and vandalism at Jewish cemeteries across North America, Jewish leaders met Thursday with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Leaders from the JCC Association of North America as well as the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), Conference of Presidents of Major...
The Westboro Baptist Church protested outside Yeshiva University with signs that read 'The Jews killed Jesus', '144K Jews will repent' and 'Stop enabling sinners'. The Westboro Baptist Church picketers sang, “wrath will soon pour on you, for your harmful sins, your great affliction, it will soon begin.”  to the tune of 'Hatikvah',...
Israeli tourists in Georgia (the country) ran into a group of Iranian tourists that were traveling in the same area. When the Iranians realized that they were standing near Israelis, they simply started dancing with them. Strange. Who knew the Iranian people didn't necessarily feel the same way about Jews...
Earlier this month, OS News brought you a 'Chassidic' rapper named Goldberg AKA 'Hard Charlie', performing at the Redline Subway station in Chicago and straphangers were excited to see his performance. Now, hear the 'Yeshivish' rapper version, 'Sammy K',  belt out a rhyme from his amazing new CD,  "Kosher Kosher". I think this...
Our hearts were broken when we heard about the shocking and cold-blooded murder of Rabbi Jonathan Sandler HY"D and his sons, Aryeh HY"D and Gavriel HY"D , and of Miriam Monsonego HY"D, daughter of the dedicated principal of Ozar Hatorah school, five years ago today. The Ozar Hatorah school attack was the third...
Jpost Reports that Mel Gibson, the Hollywood actor and director has been secretly donating to Holocaust survivors for nearly a decade, according to a report by Extra on Friday. Gibson was the subject of fierce public backlash for the last decade due to a drunken 2006 antisemitic rant.   Zane Buzby,...
(JTA) Many Jewish groups blamed white supremacists, emboldened by Donald Trump’s campaign, for the bomb threats that have plagued Jewish institutions since the beginning of this year. It appears the groups were wrong. The news that one Jewish teen — an Israeli, no less — was behind most of the approximately...
  Ynet has released a recording of one of the bomb threats made to to a JCC on January 18. The brief call was made with voice-disguising technology that protects the caller’s identity. An Israeli teen with dual Israeli and American citizenship living in the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon was arrested...
It does not get much more bizarre as a couple that arrived at a Beth Din in Israel were quarreling over a ‘get’. It appears one of the woman is a transgender, formerly the husband in the family who is now living as a woman. According to a Ynet report, this...
Mark Schiff has been a stand up comedian for many years and as his good friend Jerry Seinfeld said, "Mark Schiff is one of the funniest, the brightest, the best stage comics I have ever seen." In this video for StandWithUs Schiff went around the UCLA college campus, the 25th...
Carrying a suitcase over a sandy beach may not sound like much fun but for the winners of an online contest run by the Israeli Tourism Ministry and the Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality, it is worth the effort. After all, it’s not every day visitors to Israel get to stay...
We know Purim is over, but we had to acknowledge this young Israeli woman dressed up as a statue for Purim . Makes you do a double take!   Get OnlySimchas News Live Updates  by email and never miss our top breaking stories    By: ענת נגר Via: פשפשוק
Watch this amazing TED talk presentation by Megan Phelps-Roper who discusses her experiences being brought up within the hate-filled Westboro Baptist Church and her journey towards the decision to leave.  Formerly a prominent member of the Westboro Baptist Church, a hate group known for its hate speech, especially against...
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