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...
The following video was posted to the Yeshiva University Facebook page: "Each of you today are not just being rewarded for your years of study - you're being granted an enormous opportunity to have a huge impact on the world in which we live." Here are some of the best...
Eli Rowe’s team of 12 delivered supplies to the San Juan Chabad, as well as to vulnerable areas throughout Puerto Rico’s capital, Sept. 25, 2017. (Courtesy of Rowe) (JTA) — After he managed to bribe three van drivers to load their vehicles with aid supplies and drive him and his...
V'hi Sheamda - Vehi -- "and it is this" - refers to the promise G-d made to Abraham to take our forefathers out of Egypt. The Jewish nation throughout the generations have faced many enemies. Each one different, yet each shared a common goal of wiping the Jewish nation...
A Brooklyn Jewish senior center received a bomb threat on Friday. This come a day the Jewish Children’s Museum in the same New York borough was evacuated due to a similar threat. the JASA Senior Citizen Center on Coney Island Avenue in Brooklyn received received the threat in the form of a...
The following recipe comes from My Jewish Learning: Ingredients Matzo Brei 3 matzah sheets, roughly broken up with your hands 3 eggs, whisked 1-2 Tbsp butter or oil 2-3 asparagus, roughly chopped a few slices of lox 2 poached eggs (directions below) Fresh chopped parsley Salt and pepper, to taste Hollandaise Sauce 3 egg yolks 1 Tbsp lemon juice Pinch of cayenne or...
JNS.org The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) New Orleans Pelicans last weekend waived forward Omri Casspi, the first Israeli-born player in the league’s history, after he suffered a broken thumb in his first game with the team. The Pelicans had recently acquired Casspi from the Sacramento Kings as part of their trade...
On Tuesday and Wednesday fliers were found in different locations on the University of Illinois Campus in Chicago claiming that that “Jewish privilege” is the main cause of social injustice in the United States. The fliers claim in bold letters that “Ending white privilege starts with ending Jewish privilege.” The...
No words to explain this lack of brains and thought..
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,...
Noémi Schlosser is currently interviewing the 'Youth of 1948' the men and women who built the State of Israel. She travels with her camera across the country to talk to these men and women who were part of the Hagana and the Palmach, who survived the siege of Jerusalem...
Jonathan Burstyn, a Jewish gun instructor, at an NRA convention, August 2017. (Courtesy of Burstyn) CHICAGO (JTA) — Three days after a gunman killed 58 people in Las Vegas, a post in a Facebook group for Chicago Jews displayed a blurry photo of survivors fleeing the bullets. Next to it...
the White House that the Trump Administration has launched 50 cruise missiles into Syria the past couple of hours in response to the chemical attack earlier this week. Here is what is know so far. - Airfield in NW Syria attacked - Alleged source of chemical attack attacked - About 60 missiles fired -...
The following recipe comes from the Nosher via My Jewish Learning: Ingredients 2 Tbsp vegetable oil 2 medium onions, chopped (or use one large leek plus one onion) 2 lbs all-purpose potatoes, peeled and coarsely chopped 6 cups vegetable stock salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 1/8 tsp freshly ground nutmeg 3/4 cup cream 1 Tbsp...
Listen to the sweet sounds of young students from Beir Raban singing 'Keili Ata' at their Msibat Siddur (Siddur party.) Get OS News Live Updates  by email and never miss our top breaking stories   


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