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Great summer fun outside the walls of the old city! Post by @uripilichowski
While most of their American classmates were gearing for college stateside, the Paul twins decided to take the big step to make Aliyah. Identical twin sisters Yarden and Rachel Paul moved to Israel with the aid of the IDF's Garin Tzabar and joined the IDF as 'lone soldiers', although...
Marijuana users are rejoicing in Israel as the country has proposed to decriminalize personal marijuana use. Up to 15 grams will be allowed if the new policy is approved and it will be enforced in three months. It will mean that first time offenders caught smoking recreational marijuana will be...
JNS.org Pictured above: The USS Abraham Lincoln and USS Cape St. George transition through the Strait of Hormuz in May 2012. (Illustrative photo.) Credit: U.S. Navy. Multiple Iranian Revolutionary Guard fast-attack vessels came close to a U.S. Navy ship in the Strait of Hormuz Saturday, forcing the ship to change direction,...
With its forces vastly outnumbered by Arab armies, Israel’s victory in the 1948 War of Independence was widely considered a modern-day miracle. The Jewish state shocked the world again in 1967 by significantly expanding its borders and reunifying Jerusalem during the Six-Day War. In 2017, the perceived miracles keep coming....
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EsOH2Y_CZE0] LYRICS: People say Israel's an Apartheid state But I can't relate to that baseless hate It's not really fair to try and compare A racist regime with the war on terror Using common sense against violence Israel had to build up the border fence And if you think that's Apartheid it's because You don't know what...
Israel’s Knesset last week passed landmark legislation against the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, representing just one of several setbacks this month for BDS around the world. The Israeli bill, which passed its third and final reading with a 46-28 vote, grants the interior minister authority to deny...
(Baltimore Jewish Life) Jerusalem, Israel - Dec. 19, 2017 - The last night of Hanukkah 5778, saw tens of thousands of people arriving to the Old City streets of Yerushalayim. By Jaffa Gate, musical performers and artists with live fire torches entertained. The nearby walls were colorfully lit up. Entering the narrow...
A powerful video campaign featuring self advocates with disabilities throughout Israel has been shared over 4,000 times in the past 24 hours on Facebook, as youngsters speak up about the exclusion and demand: "Make room for us" The video is designed to promote awareness about the right to housing within...
Meet Tal Shaulov, an Israeli soldier who took over some of the major social media sites thanks to his video of crazy trick shot with a soccer ball. The 21-year-old has only been doing trick shots for a year and a half. "I always had the skills ot do trick...
(JTA) — Ringo Starr will perform this summer in Israel more than 50 years after the nation’s government stopped the Beatles from performing there. The upcoming tour for the ex-Beatle drummer’s group Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band includes a June 23 concert in Tel Aviv. Other stops on the tour, which was announced in November,...
JNS.org Pictured above: An aerial view of the newly discovered 2,000-year-old Jewish community near Beit Shemesh, Israel. Credit: Emil Aladjem, courtesy of the Israel Antiquities Authority. During a weeklong excavation project near Beit Shemesh, 240 Israeli students from Jerusalem’s Boyer High School uncovered the remains of an ancient Jewish community dating...
Adam Davis/ SixSidedStars: Well, it’s official. Israel is the first team to advance to the second round of the 2017 World Baseball Classic. Israel came into Seoul, played two teams they had (supposedly) no chance of beating, won both games and (thanks to a tight win by the Netherlands) will be...
Imagine you’re waiting for the bus, and the guy in the watch ad next to you suddenly starts talking to you.  This is the premise that Adweek asks about this very clever viral Israeli bus stop ad. A handful of straphangers in Israel recently enjoyed (if that’s the word) such...
The visit follows an invitation by Chinese President Xi Jinping and will mark 25 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.​​​      PM Netanyahu  and wife Sara arrive in China. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu left  for an official visit to China. The visit follows an invitation by Chinese...


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