During Operation Protective Edge in the summer of 2014, Ben-Gurion International Airport was compelled to shut, halt flights for periods of time during which rocket fire from Gaza threatened incoming and outgoing flights. The nation’s leaders realized this was an untenable situation and another airport was essential. There has only...
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 (JTA) — Israel’s president welcomed American actress Mayim Bialik to his residence in Jerusalem. On Sunday, Reuven Rivlin told Bialik that he had heard so much from his grandchildren about her, her work as an actress and her strong support for Israel. The star of the hit television series “The...
Fans of skiing, saunas and Santa Claus won’t be surprised to hear Finland is the happiest place to live. The World Happiness Report published Wednesday ranked 156 countries by happiness levels, based on factors such as life expectancy, social support and corruption. Unlike past years, the annual report published by the...
(JTA) — Spotify, the streaming service that offers access to millions of songs, is now available in Israel. The platform’s ad-free service will cost less per month in the Jewish state than it does in the U.S. — 19.90 shekels, or about $5.80, as opposed to $10 here. The company...
The Belzer Rebbe Shlita made a surprise visit to the Mayanei HaYeshua Hospital Mental Health Center last week. The rebbe was met by the president and founder of the hospital, Dr. Moshe Rothschild, his son and current Director of the hospital Shlomo Rothschild and the hospital’s rav, HaGaon Rav...
Tens of thousand participated in the 8th Jerusalem Marathon this past erev Shabbos, including Betty Deutsch, a Chareidi resident of the Har Nof neighborhood of Jerusalem, who came in first place for women among Israelis. While there were other women who crossed the finish line ahead of her, they were...
An American family celebrated the recent Bar Mitzvah of their son with a trip to Israel. They decided to share their joy with the soldiers of Nachal Chareidi Netzach Yehuda, bringing music, meat and other food items to the base, for a party that was enjoyed by the family and soldiers...
In a beautiful display of solidarity, thousands of Israelis from all walks of life joined together to sing Matisyahu's hit song, 'One Day' which premiered back in 2009. It's a song filled with hope that people will overlook their differences and live in peace, and that's exactly what happened...
What a way to end the Combat Engineering Corps’ recruits beret march. Capt. Adiel proposed to Romi! Congrats! pic.twitter.com/SyB4BGGULg — IDF (@IDFSpokesperson) March 6, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js
(From The Times of Israel) When Meghan Markle donned a white floppy bowed blouse bodysuit for a recent evening event with her prince, the chic shirt by the Tuxe label won accolades, and immediately sold out. “Trying to find Meghan’s favorite bodysuit? We’re taking preorders! Visit the link in our bio...
(From Tablet Mag) If you’re serious about TV—and, really, why wouldn’t you be? What else is there these days?—you’ve probably already heard about Shababnikim, arguably the best Israeli show since, well, Srugim, or Fauda, or whatever other Israeli show you may be obsessed with. It follows four friends at the finest of Jerusalem’s...
It's easy to find stories about the political strife in Israel, and it seems that every day there are more and more articles showing the Jewish/Muslim divide. But sitting quietly in a library in Ariel University are two people who are breaking those barriers. Rabbi Aaron Katzoff, a Rabbi...
While some state authorities and financial regulators might deride bitcoin, more people are using the cryptocurrency in their everyday lives. This has recently become evident by divorce cases around the globe involving bitcoin, with the latest example coming from Israel. Bitcoin.com reports a rabbinical court in Israel is now facing a bitcoin-related...


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