Nefesh B'Nefesh posted the following account from new Olah Sophie Dubitsky to their Facebook page yesterday: "I visited Israel for the first time when I was seven years old, and I had an immediate and everlasting deep love of the country. I went to Camp Moshava IO, a Bnei Akiva...
Adam Abrams/JNS.org Pictured above: Inside the annual CannaTech medical marijuana innovation conference in Tel Aviv March 20, 2017. Moshe Ihea (in center), founder and CEO of Israel-based Cannabliss, discusses his company's cannabis-based medicines that are on display. Credit: Miriam Alster/Flash90.Credit: Miriam Alster/Flash90. Beyond the scent of potent cannabis drifting about the...
Corey Gil-Shuster has an entire Youtube channel devoted to asking Palestinians and Jews in Israel what their opinions are about a number of topics submitted by viewers. If you ever wanted to know what the other side is thinking, this channel can be a real eye opener. In two videos...
The Senate has confirmed David Friedman as U.S. ambassador to Israel in a 52-46 vote that went almost entirely along party lines. This comes after the Foreign Relations Committee voted on March 9th to approve his nomination. In the Foreign Relations Committee hearing, every Republican senator on the committee voted in favor of Friedman...
On the occasion of 25 years of diplomatic relations between Israel and China, the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs was curious to know what Chinese people think about Israeli food, so they asked. Watch to find out what they had to say: Get OnlySimchas News Live Updates  by email and never...
JNS.org Pictured above: Israeli soldiers are pictured during a camouflage training course, learning warfare capabilities in complex, forested areas. Credit: Israel Defense Forces. Israel is developing contingency plans to evacuate up to 250,000 civilians living in border communities in the event of a war breaking out with Hamas, Hezbollah or other...
Hillel Neuer of UN Watch bravely stood up against Israel-hating Arab nations at the UN Human Rights Council on Monday. Read the following transcript or watch the powerful moment below it: United Nations Human Rights Council, Agenda Item 7 (targeting Israel), March 20, 2017. PLO: “Israel has used the worst...
Tel Aviv city hall lit up in Solidarity with London.
If you're familiar with Abbot and Costello you know their famous bit "Who's on First". Well now get ready for the Hebrew version of "Who's on First" written by and starring Elon Gold and introducing Emily Gold (Elon's 7-year-old daughter). Watch it here: Get OnlySimchas News Live Updates  by email and never...
Elizabeth Kratz/JNS.org Pictured above: One of Chef Avram Wiseman’s culinary creations: a filet of beef with Bordelaise, wasabi mashed potatoes, Maxim potatoes and mixed vegetables. Credit: Courtesy of Chef Avram Wiseman. Do you recall what you were eating in kosher restaurants 10 years ago? Had you tried sous-vide dishes? Homemade sausage?...
On Tuesday DefenseNews reported that the air forces of seven countries including the US, Greece, Poland, France, Germany, India and Italy will be hosted by the Israel Air Force this fall to participate in the largest and most complex air exercise in its history. Nearly 100 aircraft and hundreds of...
Terrorist Mohammed Abdel Basset al-Kharoub, who murdered American teen Ezra Schwartz, 18, in November 2015, received four life sentences from Israel’s Ofer military court. Schwartz, a Massachusetts native, was studying in Israel for his gap year before his planned attendance of Rutgers University. Schwartz was on his way to Oz...
Just like there is no real defining way to pinpoint what "American cuisine" is, so too figuring out how to define Israeli cuisine can be a bit of a challenge as well. The Israel in New York Facebook page posted a video called "In Search of Israeli Cuisine" with the...
JNS.org Pictured above: Ezra Schwartz with his high school diploma from the Maimonides School in Brookline, Mass. Credit: Maimonides School via Facebook. Palestinian terrorist Mohammed Abdel Basset al-Kharoub, who murdered American teen Ezra Schwartz, 18, in November 2015, received four life sentences from Israel’s Ofer military court. Schwartz, a Massachusetts native, was...
Nefehs B'Nefesh posted the following account to their Facebook page yesterday: "It has been a month since I came to the Nefesh B’Nefesh office to complete my Aliyah process and receive my Teudat Zehut (complete with the traditional unflattering ID photo). And here I am, plugging along with my Hebrew...


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