They are cooking hundreds of freshly cooked Yom Tov meals for the residents of Key West suffering from the recent Hurricanes..
Nefesh B'Nefesh posted the following account from new Olah Sophie Dubitsky to their Facebook page yesterday: "I visited Israel for the first time when I was seven years old, and I had an immediate and everlasting deep love of the country. I went to Camp Moshava IO, a Bnei Akiva...
JNS.org At a United Nations Security Council meeting Thursday, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley said the world body should focus more attention on the “incredibly destructive nature” of Iran and Hezbollah, and less on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. “The Israel-Palestinian issue is an important one, deserving of attention. But...
On Sunday, two new Torah scrolls, which were written in Israel, were added to the historic Old-New Synagogue in Prague, according to a report by newsru.co.il. The scrolls were funded by donations from members of the Jewish community of Prague. Frantisek Banai, the deputy head of the Jewish community of Prague,...
ACTION ALERT! Sign the petition thanking Nikki Haley for her support of the state of Israel at the UN! The petition will be delivered to Amb. Haley at the end of next month! The new United States Ambassador to the United Nations has taken a strong stance against the shameful...
The translator of David Grossman’s 2017 Man Booker International Prize-winning novel, “A Horse Walks into a Bar,” donated half her winnings to a human rights watchdog group. Jessica Cohen, who split the prize of 50,000 British pounds (approximately $64,000) with the celebrated Israeli novelist, gave half of her portion to B’Tselem,...
By Deborah Fineblum/JNS.org Beckah Restivo is glad she attended college in Washington, D.C. One of the primary reasons is George Washington University’s proximity to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, where her fascination with Holocaust history blossomed. As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers at the museum...
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...
Alina Dain Sharon/JNS.org Pictured above: Dairy cows in a barn at the Volcani Center—the Israeli Ministry of Agriculture’s research arm—in Beit Dagan, near Tel Aviv. Credit: Yehoshua Maltz/Volcani Center. Self-driving cars. Drip irrigation. Missile defense. Milk? Amid all the buzz around Israel’s “start-up nation,” including Intel’s recent $15 billion acquisition of Mobileye,...
Noémi Schlosser is currently interviewing the 'Youth of 1948' the men and women who built the State of Israel. She travels with her camera across the country to talk to these men and women who were part of the Hagana and the Palmach, who survived the siege of Jerusalem...
The following video was posted to the Yeshiva University Facebook page: "Each of you today are not just being rewarded for your years of study - you're being granted an enormous opportunity to have a huge impact on the world in which we live." Here are some of the best...
Nikki Haley, the US Ambassador to the UN, addressed the Israeli American Council National Conference in Washington, DC and promised that the “cowardly act” of allowing passage of Resolution 2334, which labelled Israel a violator of international law, was “an act of betrayal would never happen again.” [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IgWLd1bPD1I&w=560&h=315]
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...
At Israel's Alyn Hospital, Jewish and Arab doctors come together to give disabled children the chance at a better life. Next week, people from around the world will be skydiving in Israel to support Alyn. People from all over the world will conquer their fears and go skydiving to participate...


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