The third and final body was found this afternoon at the Kinneret, where three went missing last Wednesday. An additional body was found this afternoon in the area where searches in the Kinneret were underway for the body of missing Itamar Ohana, 19. Although presumed to be Ohana's body, a final...
(Jewish Breaking News) A lego tower built in Tel Aviv has surpassed a world record. The 118-foot tower was built from more than half a million Lego bricks donated by residents of Tel Aviv, in memory of a young cancer victim. Construction of the tower next to the Tel Aviv City Hall...
Tens of thousand participated in the 8th Jerusalem Marathon this past erev Shabbos, including Betty Deutsch, a Chareidi resident of the Har Nof neighborhood of Jerusalem, who came in first place for women among Israelis. While there were other women who crossed the finish line ahead of her, they were...
National Basketball Association (NBA) forward Omri Casspi, the first Israeli-born player in the league’s history, has reportedly agreed to sign with the Minnesota Timberwolves for the rest of the current NBA season. The New Orleans Pelicans recently waived the 6-foot-9 Casspi after he suffered a broken thumb in his first...
A stabbing attack occurred Route 60 near the Gush Etzion Tunnel Checkpoint, south of Jerusalem. The 40-year old victim suffered light wounds to his upper body and was evacuated to Shaarei Tzedek hospital. A manhunt is currently ongoing for the Arab who stabbed him. The victim received treatment for the stabbing wound...
Adam Krief is the Jewish father of three from Los Angeles who passed away last week after a very public battle with myelofibrosis, a rare blood cancer. His family started a campaign called Hope 4 Adam in the hopes of finding a bone marrow match for him. While a match...
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...
Nachum Segal of the Nachum Segal Network moderated an armchair conversation, “Nefesh B’Nefesh From Montoya Circle to Jerusalem,” between NBN founders Tony Gelbart and Rabbi Josh Fass in honor of NBN’s 15th Anniversary. Broadcast live from the Boca Raton Synagogue, it was a fascinating look back at the storied...
This Israeli teacher starts his day by greeting each of his students with a secret handshake! He and many other teachers were inspired to do this little morning ritual with students after Thomas Bussey, a teacher at the Centennial Academy in Atlanta, Georgia, began the year by teaching his students...
Alina Dain Sharon/JNS.org Pictured above: Dairy cows in a barn at the Volcani Center—the Israeli Ministry of Agriculture’s research arm—in Beit Dagan, near Tel Aviv. Credit: Yehoshua Maltz/Volcani Center. Self-driving cars. Drip irrigation. Missile defense. Milk? Amid all the buzz around Israel’s “start-up nation,” including Intel’s recent $15 billion acquisition of Mobileye,...
Jeffrey F. Barken/JNS.org Pictured above: Inside the studio of the Israeli start-up SolarPaint. Credit: Courtesy of SolarPaint. In October 2016, SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk unveiled Powerwall II, a new high-performance rechargeable battery powered by a solar roof. These tinted-tile solar shingles mimic the look and feel of traditional roofing...
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is heading to Moscow on Thursday to speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin and voice his opposition to what he claims are Iran's attempts to establish a permanent military foothold in Syria. "In the framework of a (future peace agreement) or without one, Iran is attempting...
By Times of Israel's Daily  Trump’s planned visit to Israel on May 22-23— his first to the Jewish state — coincides with Jerusalem Day, when Israel will celebrate 50 years since the reunification of the city under Israeli control after the 1967 Six Day War. “What better time could there be to...
Professor Rabbi Ken Spiro discusses the debate of whether or not the archaeological record supports the biblical narrative. In the following video he talks about how archaeology is proving the bible more and more, despite how much more archaeological excavation still needs to be done. According to Rabbi Spiro,...
Ever wonder how to say Happy Passover in Israeli sign language? Well wonder no more! The Pay it Forward in Signs Facebook page (תעביר את זה הלאה בשפת הסימנים - מבית נגישות ישראל) posted a simple GIF explaining how to do just that. Watch and learn: Get OnlySimchas News Live Updates  by email...


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