Jason Greenblatt, President Donald Trump’s special envoy to the Middle East, is returning to Israel. Greenblatt was scheduled to leave the United States for Israel Sunday evening, according to a White House official. The official said Greenblatt is heading to Israel to meet with U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman. “While...
After years of arguing, an agreement has been finalized ordering all stores in the Yerushalayim neighborhoods of Beis Yisroel, Meah Shearim and Shmuel HaNavi to close by 11 PM each night. The neighborhood is home to many yeshivas, including Yeshivas Mir, leaving hundreds if not thousands of bochurim who are finishing...
On this past weekend's episode of Saturday Night Live, they brought back an old favorite at the Weekend Update desk, Jacob the Bar-Mitzvah boy, played by Vanessa Bayer. In the sketch Jacob tells the story of Passover while reading from a prepared speech, unable to stray from the written...
What happens when Egyptians eat Passover foods? Israel Hayom created a video to find out. Some of the Egyptians participating in the video has heard of maror, as they have had it shipped in from Israel before, but those who had not were a little more surprised. An older man...
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...
Listen to the sweet sounds of young students from Beir Raban singing 'Keili Ata' at their Msibat Siddur (Siddur party.) Get OS News Live Updates  by email and never miss our top breaking stories   
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...
(JTA) — Comedian Sarah Silverman posted birthday wishes on Instagram to her 19-year-old nephew showing a photo of him as a baby and a photo of him as an Israeli soldier, leading to hateful messages in response. “This baby is now a 19 year old soldier. OY. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, @adar_abramowitz_silverman I LOVE...
Hidabroot reported on Former Miss Israel, Mor Maman’s embracing Torah and mitzvoth this past year in a few different articles. In this article she vowed she would stop wearing immodest clothing during a trip to Uman to pray at Rabbi Nachman of Breslov’s tomb. In another article Mor discussed how G-d...
Professor Rabbi Ken Spiro discusses the debate of whether or not the archaeological record supports the biblical narrative. In the following video he talks about how archaeology is proving the bible more and more, despite how much more archaeological excavation still needs to be done. According to Rabbi Spiro,...
Ever wonder what happens to all those millions of notes in the Kotel? All the nooks must fill up eventually? Well today, the workers at the Western Wall plaza began clean for Pesach, removing the notes from the Kotel to be placed in the Genizah. Watch the videos here: Get OnlySimchas News...
Chosen is a YouTube channel that offers mostly Jewish related comedy sketches. One Wish Project is an organization that produces provocative films, interactive educational content, and hands-on social action events focused on conflict resolution, connecting global peoplehood, and humanizing marginalized individuals around the world. In the following video Chosen partnered up...
A burglar who broke into an apartment in the Makor Baruch neighborhood of Jerusalem was apprehended by police a short time after the robbery took place. The burglar was confronted by a 17-year-old Charedi teenager who was at home when the burglar broke in. After attacking the young boy, the burglar fled...
Many leftists and anti-Israel activists claim that settlements are an obstacle to peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Meanwhile the other side believes that Palestinian terror is the real obstacle to peace. Last week J-TV hosted an intense debate on whether the settlements are an obstacle to peace. Avi Abelow,...
Imagine cooking dinner and putting a load of washing on at the same time – in the same machine. Thanks to Israeli design student Iftach Gazit’s, this new concept that combines cooking and cleaning your clothes might be revolutionizing the culinary game and washing machine cooking while doing laundry will...


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