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...
Hananya Naftali is Christian Israeli IDF soldier and a huge Israel supporter who takes to social media to show his support. In the following video he walks out in central Berlin, Germany wearing a giant Israeli flag as a cape. He prepared himself for a lot of negative attention but...
Israeli reggae legend Yehuda Leuchter and his new band The Retro came out with a new cover of Bob Marley's Exodus. The timing could not be more perfect with Pesach coming up next month. In the following video they are performing their new song at a wedding in Israel. Watch it here: [youtube...
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...
Fans of 90's pop music living in Israel are rejoicing as Britney Spears is rumored to be performing her in Israel for the first time in the summer of 2017 as part of her upcoming world tour. No show date has been announced, but according to Channel 2, Spears will...
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...
Photos from the Jerusalem Marathon 2017! 30,000 runners from 65 countries running through the capital! If you were there, tag yourself! Under heavy police presence, over 30,000 people took part in the Jerusalem Marathon, which race organizers said set a new record for the number of runners. Finishing 1st in...
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
Newly discovered will bring tears to your eyes. The video shows a ship called the "Hagana Ship Unafraid," which is full of Holocaust survivors from Buchenwald. Various shots show passengers exhausted from heat and stress.  They have just been informed by British marines that they are going to be arrested...
Watch this amazing TED talk presentation by Megan Phelps-Roper who discusses her experiences being brought up within the hate-filled Westboro Baptist Church and her journey towards the decision to leave.  Formerly a prominent member of the Westboro Baptist Church, a hate group known for its hate speech, especially against...
Yesterday Nefesh B'Nefesh welcomed and processed 44 new Olim in their office. Mazal Tov, everyone! See the photos here: Photos credit: תומר מליחי צילום Get OnlySimchas News Live Updates  by email and never miss our top breaking stories   
Shlomtzion Werblowsky posted the following to Facebook on Thursday: Please share! *Support Miki's children – fighting Cancer together!* The pediatric hemato-oncology ward at Hadassah Hospital is in crisis. The chief and five of his amazing doctors have found themselves in an impossible situation – working under conditions dictated by the director...
Faith Goldy, a Canadian journalist, went to Israel as part of a fact-finding mission and reported from the border with Syria. She described her time in Israel as "one big myth-busting trip" in regard to the situation in the country. It's important that more voices like these are heard, especially...
Ballplayers in blue-and-white will be remembered for their chutzpah at bat and Mensch on a Bench mascot in debut appearance at global baseball event.   Team Israel had a great run at the World Baseball Classic tournament while it lasted. The ballplayers with a David vs. Goliath approach came out swinging...
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...


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