(JTA) — Omri Casspi, the first Israeli to play in the NBA, helped lead the Golden State Warriors to their eighth straight win, then celebrated by lighting a giant Hanukkah menorah as part of the team’s Jewish Heritage Night. Casspi scored 17 points and had 11 rebounds in the Warriors’ victory over...
Only Technion-Israel Institute of Technology students can do this - the Passover story in just one minute! In classic Technion style, students created a Rube Goldberg simulation of the Haggadah in record time. If Magid was that quick, two seders wouldn't seem so bad! Watch it here: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rO7MdSIk_uc&w=560&h=315] Get OnlySimchas News Live...
There is nothing in the world quite like it! [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OeXpVQV8BPc&w=560&h=315]
NEW YORK (JTA) — How do you say “tradition” in Yiddish? New Yorkers will soon be able to find out: The iconic musical “Fiddler in the Roof” — arguably the most Jewish Broadway show ever — will soon be produced in Yiddish. The National Yiddish Theater Folksbiene believes it is the first...
At the age of 5, Leizer was in a devastating home fire that burned over 80% of his body. Doctors didn't think he'd make it, but Baruch Hashem, he miraculously survived! To celebrate his Bar Mitzvah, his family and friends made The Bar Mitzvah of the Century! Meir Kay...
What do YOU think a fidget should be called in Hebrew? The Academy of the Hebrew Language is looking to give the popular toy an official Hebrew name. "Since the game has captured the attention of Israel's children, The Academy of the Hebrew Language has received many requests from children to offer...
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Interesting talent. Drop a few shekalim in his box next time you pass by.
(JTA) — A rabbi, a priest, an imam and a Buddhist monk get into a Toyota truck. Instead of the opening line to a bad joke, that’s actually the start of the most heartwarming commercial that aired during the Super Bowl on Sunday night. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UrGu6H8t2gU?feature=oembed] In the ad, titled “One Team,” a rabbi...
Mazel Tov Sharona and Yehuda and what an evening in New Rachelle. OnlySimchas!
Mario Lopez is the latest celebrity to visit Israel, and he posted a bunch of videos about his experience on his Instagram handle, @mariolopezextra. He visited a bunch of essential tourist spots like the Dead Sea, Bethlehem, the Jordan River, and of course, the Western Wall. While at the...
Jerusalem - Acclaimed mentalist Lior Suchard appears to have met his match: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Suchard, who has wowed audiences around the world by guessing their secret bank PIN numbers or the names of their childhood crushes, went head to head with Netanyahu in front of a group...
Watch Amazing Video: Camp Simcha Girl's "I Believe" Project: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BfuN46C76kg?list=PL66JG1MZEcpKZ0OEYFXIRM8noSnjaHVyA]
JNS.org Pictured above: David Mor's winning photograph in the JerusaLens competition. Credit: David Mor via Jewish National Fund. The Jewish National Fund (JNF) announced the winners of its JerusaLens Jerusalem photo contest, held in honor of the upcoming 50th anniversary of the Israeli capital’s reunification. Participation in the competition saw 2.4 million...


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