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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...
By THE TIMES OF ISRAEL Alex Bethea, the son of cotton and tobacco farm workers, was in sixth grade in 1965 when his family moved from Dillon, South Carolina, to the tiny town of Fairmont, North Carolina, where he attended a school called Rosenwald. But it wasn’t until this week, 50...
This Shabbos is the yahrtzeit of the holy tzaddik Reb Shaya Steiner of Kerestir, who was affectionately known as “Reb Shayala”. Thousands of yidden will be traveling to Kerestir, Hungary to daven at the kever of this great tzaddik as many people tell over stories of the wonderful miracles...
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...
(JNS.org) Israel’s Housing Ministry has revived a plan to construct 10,000 homes in a new neighborhood in Jerusalem. The abandoned Atarot Airport, whose entrance is pictured here, will be the site of a newly constructed neighborhood in Jerusalem. Credit: Ori via Wikimedia Commons. The plan for the new neighborhood was established...
First Daughter and Advisor to the US President, Ivanka Trump visited the Holocaust memorial in Berlin. Trump met with the director at the information center before walked through the downtown Berlin monument and touching the slabs. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKvgX8dXd2U] Onlookers  snapped cellphone photos and yelled out her name as Trump entered the center to the...
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   
Every day, you see the Tzedakah campaigns created to assist families in dire need. When a father or mother passes away, they often leave multiple children and a helpless spouse struggling to cope not just with the emotional difficulty, but with the financial burden as well. What if there was a...
An Israeli couple in New York launches an app enabling anyone, anywhere, to stand in silence during the two-minute siren in Israel on memorial days. By Abigail Klein Leichman / ISrael1c Amir and Rotem Lev Zwickel, an Israeli couple living in New York, launched a mobile app called Standing Still that allows...
A Trump administration delegation is expected to arrive in Israel on Thursday to oversee technical arrangements for a visit by President Donald Trump to Israel in the last week of May. The Times Of Israel Reports: Israel’s Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely confirmed on Wednesday afternoon that preparations for Trump’s...
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is preparing to bring an international program to Israel this summer in what will mark the league’s first official visit to the Jewish state. Former NBA All-Stars, including center David Robinson  of the San Antonio Spurs, will host a summer camp in Israel. The NBA’s Basketball...
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...
Major Israeli study finds risk factor for preterm birth is affected by childbirth history of the mother as well as sister, maternal grandmother and aunts.   By Abigail Klein Leichman  The entire childbirth history of a woman’s mother should be taken into account when assessing her risk of giving birth prematurely —...
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...


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