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...
It does not get much more bizarre as a couple that arrived at a Beth Din in Israel were quarreling over a ‘get’. It appears one of the woman is a transgender, formerly the husband in the family who is now living as a woman. According to a Ynet report, this...
Netanyahu’s hairdo has been a topic of discussion in recent years due to its tendency to change colors like the seasons. Most times it is grey but unannounced it can turn lilac or even a purple shade. At a recent cabinet meeting it was dark shade of brown.   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the...
A Chassidic man amazed Subway crowds by rapping his own hip ho tunes. The rapper's last name is Goldberg but he goes by the professional name of Hard Charlie. Goldberg performed at the Redline station in Chicago and said that people very excited to see a Jewish rapper. I performed for four...
Israeli tourists in Georgia (the country) ran into a group of Iranian tourists that were traveling in the same area. When the Iranians realized that they were standing near Israelis, they simply started dancing with them. Strange. Who knew the Iranian people didn't necessarily feel the same way about Jews...
President Donald Trump on Saturday accused former President Barack Obama of tapping his telephones during last year's election, lodging a startling allegation of abuse of power without evidence or explanation. An Obama spokesman declared the assertion "simply false." In a series of angry morning tweets, Trump suggested his predecessor was behind...
Elton John, the British singer famous for hits like "Candle in the Wind," "Tiny Dancer," and "Can You Feel the Love Tonight", was the guest of honor at the opening ceremony of British graffiti artist Banksy’s new hotel in Bethlehem. The famous singer recorded a special message that was...
 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...
Carrying a suitcase over a sandy beach may not sound like much fun but for the winners of an online contest run by the Israeli Tourism Ministry and the Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality, it is worth the effort. After all, it’s not every day visitors to Israel get to stay...
Two yeshiva students and a police officer were injured Saturday during a stabbing attack by a Palestinian terrorist in Jerusalem’s Old City. Shocking video of Israeli police shooting terrorist who moments before stabbed  2 yeshiva students  The terrorist, 17-year-old Ahmad Gazal of Nablus, was chased down by the Israeli Border Police and...
 Facebook reinstated the official page of the Palestinian Fatah political party just days after initially shuttering it following a rash of posts glorifying terrorism and murder against Israelis.   Facebook originally shut down the page over a picture of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat holding a rifle that belonged to an...
We know Purim is over, but we had to acknowledge this young Israeli woman dressed up as a statue for Purim . Makes you do a double take!   Get OnlySimchas News Live Updates  by email and never miss our top breaking stories    By: ענת נגר Via: פשפשוק
JERUSALEM (Press Release) – Late Saturday night on April 1st, two EMTs, Dvir Adani and Moshe Mizrachi, decided that they would play an April Fool’s joke on their friends. The pair of United Hatzalah volunteers were driving past Ben Gurion airport on their way to buff calls in the...
Mark Schiff has been a stand up comedian for many years and as his good friend Jerry Seinfeld said, "Mark Schiff is one of the funniest, the brightest, the best stage comics I have ever seen." In this video for StandWithUs Schiff went around the UCLA college campus, the 25th...
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...


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