There's a TV quiz show in the UK called Are You Smarter Than a Ten-Year-Old?  Here's a clip from that show that should give you some pre-Pesach laughs.  For a prize of £7,500, the host asks the contestant, "What is the name of the flat, unleavened bread that Jewish...
 In the wake of an unprecedented wave of bomb threats against JCCs and vandalism at Jewish cemeteries across North America, Jewish leaders met Thursday with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Leaders from the JCC Association of North America as well as the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), Conference of Presidents of Major...
At this year's AIPAC Conference in Washington D.C., Los Angeles FD firefighter Ben Arnold told the incredible story of how he risked his life to fight fires in Israel twice - first during Operation Protective Edge and again during the fires this fall - and why he would do...
Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat is one of the more well-liked mayors of the holy city in recent years. That may have something to do with his timely presence at the scene of the crime on multiple occasions to stop a terror attack, leading to him being lovingly nicknamed "Batman." It...
The Jewish community of Baltimore was struck by tragedy in December of 2016 with the death of Moshe Moskowitz, z”l, 13, who lost his life in a horrific car accident. Moshe was an eighth-grader in Talmudical Academy (TA) in Baltimore, where his father, Rabbi Doniel Moskowitz, has served as a...
On 12 October 2000, two non-combatant Israeli reservists (serving as drivers), Vadim Nurzhitz and Yossi Avrahami, mistakenly passed an Israeli checkpoint and entered Ramallah. Upon reaching a Palestinian Authority roadblock the reservists were detained by the PA police and taken to the local police station. When rumors of IDF soldiers in...
Do you remember the first time you ate gefilte fish? Did you think it was too cold, wet, gooey, or fishy? Did you love it? Are you still to afraid to try it. Well watching these babies go through the wonderment of trying one the most iconic Jewish foods, is sure...
David Friedman was officially sworn in as U.S. ambassador to Israel at a special White House ceremony. Vice President Mike Pence conducted the swearing-in and described it as “one of the clearest signs” of President Donald Trump’s strong commitment to the Jewish state. “The president of the United States of America is...
Israel Hayom/ JNS.org The Israeli economy grew 4 percent in 2016, exceeding projections by 1.2 percentage points and marking the best economic performance for the country since 2012, the Bank of Israel said Wednesday. Israel's economy grew 2.5 percent in 2015 and 3.2 percent in 2014. In its 2016 annual report, the...
Meir Kay is an Orthodox Jewish social media personality, who takes to YouTube to spread positivity. He has over 50,000 subscribers on YouTube. For his latest video he wrote: People are like garbage trucks is a short film about the positive and healthy way to react when negativity come our way....
JNS.org More than 2,000 Israel advocates and supporters convened at the United Nations headquarters in New York Wednesday to speak out against the BDS movement. The summit was convened by Israeli Ambassador to the U.N. Danny Danon in partnership with leading Jewish and pro-Israel organizations, including the CAMERA media watchdog, AEPi,...
In this video from Boomerang, a pro-Israel American Jew accuses Jewish protesters against Israel of hypocrisy and anti-semitism. He says he will change his mind if provided with facts, but all they have are chants. He goes on to call them the "Trojan horse of human rights." Watch it here: Get...
Pictured above: Israeli students dig into the activity at hand: making matzah at the historic matzah bakery in Kfar Chabad, founded in 1950. Thousands of people of all ages from throughout the country visit in the weeks before Passover, which this year begins on the night of Monday, April...
Ever wonder what happens to all those millions of notes in the Kotel? All the nooks must fill up eventually? Well today, the workers at the Western Wall plaza began clean for Pesach, removing the notes from the Kotel to be placed in the Genizah. Watch the videos here: Get OnlySimchas News...
Toronto-based Holocaust survivor Yehuda Danzig, 82, was startled when he saw a photo of himself and his brother in a concentration camp published in the Times of Israel. The image is deceptively cheerful. Taken in April 1945, it shows a dozen or so children smiling through a barbed wire fence. They...


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