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,...
The Tel Aviv city hall lit up with the colors of the Russian flag to show solidarity with the people of Russia. This after the deadly St. Petersburg terror attack, which claimed the lives of up to 14 Russians and injured as many as 50. A 23 year old with...
Watch what happened when religious extremists  tried to confront religious IDF soldiers who were exiting a Torah class given at Jerusalem's Great Synagogue by Chief Rabbi of the IDF, Rabbi Eyal Krim. The extremists were ready with with signs in hand and hurled insults at the religious soldiers for enlisting in the...
RUSSIA UNDER TERROR - LATEST: One of the St. Petersburg suspects walked into a police station, to say  "I'm innocent" According to local Russian media outlets earlier, the bearded man was captured on CCTV footage after reports he'd allegedly left a briefcase filled with explosives on a metro train. Another Muslim,...
The following recipe comes from My Jewish Learning: Ingredients 5 matzah sheets 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter 1 cup packed dark brown sugar 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 cup white chocolate chips 1/2 Tbsp vegetable oil or coconut oil 3/4 cup chopped pecans Directions Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Arrange...
Only Technion-Israel Institute of Technology students can do this - the Passover story in just one minute! In classic Technion style, students created a Rube Goldberg simulation of the Haggadah in record time. If Magid was that quick, two seders wouldn't seem so bad! Watch it here: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rO7MdSIk_uc&w=560&h=315] Get OnlySimchas News Live...
Pictured above: Children will have the chance to partake in the “Pesach Escape Room: The FreedoMan Files,” a 45-minute “Exodus experience” launched by more 100 Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries worldwide. (Photo: CKids) “Escape rooms” are all the rage right now, where players get locked into a decorated room or area, and need...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent his condolences to the Russia people following a deadly explosion on the subway in St. Petersburg on Monday that killed at least 10 and injured some 50 others. "On behalf of the government of Israel, I send condolences to President Putin and to the...
As the alarming trend towards legalizing physician assisted suicide makes inroads across the nation and around the globe, Agudath Israel of America has filed an amicus curiae brief in a major case that will be heard by the highest court in New York, the New York State Court of...
The Passover Offering is a thing of the past. It's not relevant today. Fact or myth? Quoting directly from Israel's most illustrious sages, Rabbi Richman explains why it is not only possible to bring the Korban Pesach today, but it is imperative to do so. From previous chapters in the Temple...
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...
JNS.org Grammy-nominated rock artist John Ford Coley is scheduled to headline a special concert dubbed “The Texan ‘Eclectic’ Rock Show” in Israel’s scenic Golan Heights April 13, at the Kfar Haruv Peace Vista overlooking the Sea of Galilee. Coley’s Golan Heights rock concert will feature songs from throughout his career, and...
On March 31 the Israel in Los Angeles Facebook page posted the following in honor of Cesar Chavez Day: #CesarChavezDay is a good opportunity to reflect on the friendship between the Jewish and Latino communities in the United States. Chavez felt strongly about the importance of these relations and said...
At least 10 people have been killed in multiple explosions at underground stations in St Petersburg, Russia. Images posted on social media showed a train with its doors blown out with casualties nearby. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LvCdSk6z7Sc]LIVE COVERAGE OF ATTACK Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is in the city, has been informed, Russian media...
The Washington Post Reports that Jared Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, is currently in Iraq, two White House officials confirmed Sunday evening. Kushner is traveling with Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, who invited him on the trip, an official confirmed. The purpose of...


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