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? The Volcani institute and Minister of Agriculture Uri Ariel honor the memory of fallen Border Policewoman, Hadar Cohen, by naming a new type of strawberry in her name. Prior to Memorial Day, the Cohen family was invited to the Volcani institute, where they ate the new strawberry together with Agriculture...
Nefesh B'Nesefesh came out with a heartwarming commercial encouraging Jews to move to Israel. The ad copy states: "Israel has always been the Jewish Homeland, but for centuries the dream of living here was just that, a dream. This Yom Ha'atzmaut, join us in celebrating Israel’s 69th year of independence, together with...
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...
22 years ago, David and Malka were neighbors and used to play dress up. Apparently they were just rehearsing because 22 years later. Mazel Tov and Only Simchas by you!   Get OS News Live Updates  by email and never miss our top breaking stories   
Shalom Peretz shared this story and relates: "I went shopping in Rishon Lezion. I stood in line at the cashier, in front me an elderly woman acquired some basic products  but could not pay for the products because she lacked the money to complete the purchase. Suddenly I saw the...
President Donald Trump Gives a Speech at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s National Days of Remembrance ?? Washington, DC. "This is my pledge to you:  We will confront anti-Semitism. We will stamp out prejudice.  We will condemn hatred.  We will bear witness.  And we will act.  As President of the United...
Striking photos showed drivers and pedestrians standing still, buses stopping on busy streets and cars pulling over on highways with their drivers standing on the roads with their heads bowed. This two-minute siren brings the entire country - even at the beach -to a complete standstill for 2 minutes amid memorial ceremonies marking...
At one point in time, it appeared certain that Livia Shacter won’t make it to her 28th birthday. Forced into a labor camp in Auschwitz at age 27, Shacter did not imagine that 73 years later she would be celebrating her 100th birthday in the Jewish state. Shacter was born...
Shlomo Zwickler, Executive director at Beit Orot, portrayed a stark contrast in a picture of his grandfather and son. His son who is the IDF is named after his grandfather. Both are courage in very different ways.   Zwickler shared the picture with the following caption: "My Grandfather, Yehudah Dov, Survivor of...
This morning the siren that commemorates the six million Jews who were murdered in the Holocaust was activated by 77 year old Stephanie Portnoy, a Holocaust survivor. Portnoy was joined by her son Lieutenant Colonel Yoni Portnoy who sat beside her in an IDF war room where the siren is activated  as...
By Deborah Fineblum/JNS.org Beckah Restivo is glad she attended college in Washington, D.C. One of the primary reasons is George Washington University’s proximity to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, where her fascination with Holocaust history blossomed. As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers at the museum...
In commemoration of Yom Hashoah, (Holocaust Remembrance Day in Israel)  Israeli soccer players from Beitar Jerusalem invite Holocaust survivors onto the field to honor their legacy and triumph. The player in the middle is actually from Germany. Via: The Israel Project & ידיעות אחרונות Yedioth Ahronoth   Get OS News Live Updates  by email...
By Tracy Frydberg Just inside the ornate glass doors stands a cluster of modestly dressed young women, not too overtly scanning the crowd. The objects of their attentions are sitting restlessly in the lobby, periodically getting up to pace the floor. Each side is looking for the prearranged clue — a gold...
In this video from Forbes Under 30, NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire, who has a stake in professional Israeli basketball team Hapoel Jerusalem, talks entrepreneurship and his new life in Israel playing for the team during the #Under30Summit EMEA. Watch it here: Get OnlySimchas News Live Updates  by email and never miss our...
JNS.org At a United Nations Security Council meeting Thursday, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley said the world body should focus more attention on the “incredibly destructive nature” of Iran and Hezbollah, and less on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. “The Israel-Palestinian issue is an important one, deserving of attention. But...


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