In the video below the Jewish community in Gondar, Ethiopia rushes against the clock to bake 50,000 matzot by hand in 18-minute increments. They are expecting approximately 3,000 people at the Seder, making it the largest seder in the world. Watch it here: Get OnlySimchas News Live Updates  by email and...
Gabi was struggling with her self-confidence and body image. She hated herself and began skipping meals as the anorexia symptoms took over - her eating disorder was killing her. But this video is her goodbye to death. What Gabi discovered was a path out of self-hate, faking it and...
The Shalva Band is in from Israel and performed at Congregation Etz Chaim in Linvingston, NJ.
A week ago on Thursday night, seven Syrians - one man, four women, and two children - approached the border in critical need of medical care. The IDF immediately evacuated them to an Israeli hospital. About 3,000 injured Syrians have received medical care in Israel since 2013. Watch the video...
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“When everyone else has given up on you, it’s hard not to give up on yourself.” Struggling with learning disabilities and battling school bullying - like horrible nicknames such as “retard” - Ben discovered early on that kids can be cruel to children with differences like autism. With no...
This Monday marked 18 years to the founding of the first Haredi combat battalion. Eighteen is the numerical equivalent of the Hebrew word “Chai,” life, and thus symbolic of this concept. Last night, a special gathering was hosted in honor of this noteworthy event. The affair was attended by...
On March 31 the Israel in Los Angeles Facebook page posted the following in honor of Cesar Chavez Day: #CesarChavezDay is a good opportunity to reflect on the friendship between the Jewish and Latino communities in the United States. Chavez felt strongly about the importance of these relations and said...
Jacob Herenstein posted the following video and caption to his Facebook page after the Harkham Gaon Lions beat Hillel Pittsburgh, by a score of 41-34: This is what Sarachek is all about- realizing that we are all one in the same. Even though this game was a consolation game, every...
Nachum welcomed Natalie Sopinsky, Director of Community Development for the ONE Israel Fund to yesterday’s JM in the AM to get an update on this vital organization and to preview exciting events coming up in Livingston, NJ to help support their efforts.
Israel has already shocked baseball fans by winning its second game in the 2017 World Baseball Classic. The team from the Jewish state beat Chinese Taipei, 15-7, on Tuesday at the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea, in the second game of the tournament. This was Israel's second...
"I have a child who struggles in so many ways, but who approaches life with joy and wit and humor, and is capable of so much more than he lets on." SINAI parent and dinner honoree Ilana Chill spoke with candor, emotion, and power about what it is like to...
Thank you to Yoni Peled, the Israeli Ambassador to Mexico, Col Dudi Mizrachi, the commander of the Israeli aid mission to Mexico, and to the entire Israeli search and rescue team, for all their efforts in Mexico. "Yoni, Dudi, and all the members of the delegation - You are shining...
JNS.org British officials put the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) “on notice” Friday after the council passed a series of resolutions singling out Israel for its policies towards the Palestinians while ignoring other countries' human rights violations. “Today we are putting the Human Rights Council on notice,” U.K. Ambassador Julian...


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