An orthodox young man helps an Israeli put on tfillin at Auschwitz. Powerful.     Via: חדשות כיכר השבת The Israel Project
Another amazing Camp HASC Simchas Torah! Campers, staff members and families danced sang ate and celebrated an uplifting Yom tov together. True Simchas Yom Tov!
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,...
President Donald Trump said he will visit Israel as part of his first foreign trip as commander-in-chief. “I am proud to make a major and historic announcement this morning, and to share with you that my first foreign trip as president of the United States will be to Saudi Arabia,...
The following recipe comes from the Nosher via My Jewish Learning: Ingredients 7 large egg yolks ½ cup sugar 1⁄3 cup plus 2 Tbsp sweet Marsala wine 8 oz. cream cheese 1 cup heavy cream 1 cup brewed coffee or espresso ¼ cup rum 5 sheets of matzo, broken into 2-inch pieces 2 Tbsp unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder Directions Bring a...
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...
NEW YORK (JTA) — There’s challah bread, which any carb lover can tell you is pretty darn tasty. And then there are next-level twists on the classic Jewish bread, like a Pesto and Goat Cheese-Stuffed Challah or a Banana Bread Chocolate Chip Challah. It may sound like the stuff of dreams,...
As millions of Israeli and diaspora Jews marked Yom Ha'atzmaut, Israel’s 69th Independence Day, the United Nations cultural body UNESCO voted to adopt a resolution denying Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem. Irina Bokova, director-general of UNESCO, speaks at the United Nations agency’s Paris headquarters during a ceremony marking the admission of...
By Deborah Fineblum/JNS.org Beckah Restivo is glad she attended college in Washington, D.C. One of the primary reasons is George Washington University’s proximity to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, where her fascination with Holocaust history blossomed. As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers at the museum...
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JNS.org At a United Nations Security Council meeting Thursday, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley said the world body should focus more attention on the “incredibly destructive nature” of Iran and Hezbollah, and less on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. “The Israel-Palestinian issue is an important one, deserving of attention. But...
People have strange conceptions about money. When we don’t have it, we often believe that money will make us happier. When we do have money, however, we tend to want more. The odd thing is that we all know, at least intellectually, that money won’t buy happiness. But unfortunately, we’ve...
Investigators believe one person is behind a large number of the threats made against US Jewish institutions in 2017, the NYPD's Deputy Commissioner & head of counter-terrorism, John Miller, says. John Miller told TV show CBS This Morning on Thursday the threats were co-ordinated and a man using a voice changer...
JNS.org A record number of Jews - approximately 1,600 - visited the Temple Mount in Jerusalem during the seven-day Passover holiday this year, breaking last year’s record of 1,015 during the same time, according to non-profit organization Yirah. Additionally, a record number of Jewish visits to the Temple Mount in a...
Yom HaShoah - the day in the Jewish calendar set aside for Holocaust remembrance - takes place on 27th Nisan which this year corresponds to the evening of Sunday 23rd and Monday 24th April 2017. But how has antisemitism mutated over time? And why does its return today present...


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