Israel has strongly condemned the decision by a Dublin City Council subcommittee on ceremonies to raise the Palestinian flag over city hall in solidarity with the Palestinian people “who have lived under brutal Israeli occupation.” According to the decision Tuesday, the flag will be raised on May 15th, marking 50...
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When you think of the ideal place to do a wedding photo shoot, you probably think of a beautiful park or garden or building or shul. But not this couple. Isabella Sablan and Michael Delvalle wanted to do their wedding photos somewhere that was fitting for their relationship, and...

Great Photos of Kaparos!

Can't make these photos up! Yom Kippur is coming soon.. Posted by Josh Perlowitz on FaceBook
Check out this shortened video of the big Abeles & Heymann Best Dressed Kosher Hot Dog Contest from Kosherfest last week. Congrats to all the participants and the big winner!
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is now the proud owner of an apartment in downtown Tel Aviv. He inherited the 1 1/2-bedroom apartment from his former high school German teacher, Mina Yuditskaya Berliner, who died in December at 96, Ynet reported. Berliner left the apartment to Putin via the Russian...
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...
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...
Even thermometers can’t keep up with the plunging temperatures in Russia’s remote Yakutia region, which hit minus 67 degrees Celsius (minus 88.6 degrees Fahrenheit) in some areas Tuesday. In Yakutia — a region of 1 million people about 3,300 miles (5,300 kilometers) east of Moscow — students routinely go to...
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
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...
Niv and Erica Davidovich, a Jewish couple in Los Angeles, were lighting candles on Friday Night when Erica felt birth pains. Erica was pregnant with her fourth child. Niv told ABC News that he wanted to sit with his wife in the back seat, s they called an Uber....
(Kveller) How do you translate Green Eggs and Ham into Hebrew? It’s an extremely difficult feat. Dr. Seuss’s wonderful, rhyming children’s books are, in every possible way, an ode to the English language. Green Eggs and Ham, for example, is the perfect book for beginning language learners. It contains a mere 50 different...
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Sherman the overweight hedgehog, who was put on a diet at a zoo in Israel, has lost about one-tenth of his body weight. Sherman weighed 3.5 pounds, double the average weight of a normal hedgehog, when he was taken in by the Ramat Gan Safari, located outside...
There are many things Koreans and Hasidic Jews have in common: An emphasis on studying, good food, and even the Talmud. Shockingly though, the music of these two very different cultures often sounds the same as well. Try it for yourself with the quiz from the website koreanorhasidic.com. It's harder than...
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...


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