(JTA) — When India has a drought, hummus prices in Britain suffer. Insufficient rains in India have led to several years of a reduced chickpea harvest, The New York Times reported Thursday. Chickpeas are the main ingredient in hummus. India, the world’s largest chickpea producer, uses most of its yield for domestic consumption,...
President Donald Trump on Saturday accused former President Barack Obama of tapping his telephones during last year's election, lodging a startling allegation of abuse of power without evidence or explanation. An Obama spokesman declared the assertion "simply false." In a series of angry morning tweets, Trump suggested his predecessor was behind...
About a dozen Arabs protesters in Hevron  unfurled a banner showing President Donald Trump and hurled shoes at it in protest of his Middle East policies. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SlBp-fvKKCk] They threw shoes at the Trump picture and then punched and stomped on it. In the Arab culture, the throwing of the shoe is considered...
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
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(JTA) — Seth Meyers’ newborn baby boy is named Axel Strahl Meyers. The Strahl in there might sound unusual, and that’s because it’s actually a surname — one that belonged to his wife’s grandparents, who were both Holocaust survivors. In a touching segment on his NBC show “Late Night with...
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...
Dave Aronberg, the Democratic state attorney in Palm Beach County, Florida, and wife Lynn are divorcing after just over two years. She’s blaming Donald Trump, among other reasons, but it turns out the couple should have listened to their rabbi. In interviews and a news release, Lynn Aronberg describes herself as...
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...
No words to explain this lack of brains and thought..
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...
What do you get when you cross the ever-popular fidget spinner with a kosher phone? A Kosher phone spinner? See the clip below from Yideo Clips' Facebook page to see it in action.
(Kveller) How do you translate Green Eggs and Ham into Hebrew? It’s an extremely difficult feat. Dr. Seuss’s wonderful, rhyming children’s books are, in every possible way, an ode to the English language. Green Eggs and Ham, for example, is the perfect book for beginning language learners. It contains a mere 50 different...
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. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5C_f1US_HmM] It’s easy to see why. Although their facial features are distinct, the two women share the same shiny brown hair,...
It takes parenting to make sure your kid is a mensch!
Now in Gush Etzion. Maybe one day there will be world peace?!


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