On Sunday the Israeli government approved an agreement between Israel and Iceland that will immediately allow low-cost flights between Israel and the US via Iceland. Transportation and Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz of the Likud party initiated the agreement. The new flights will cost approximately $500 in total, between $260-280 each way. Katz...
The following photo and posting was taken from the Facebook page of Bayit Yehudi party leader Naftali Bennet. Below is a translation of the Hebrew posting, which provides an explanation of the photo. Going down the Binyamina train station and this is the picture before me. You go to the station and wait...
By Karen McDonough/JNS.org When Mark Rosenblatt touched down at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv April 5 and powered on his cell phone, he got the surprise of his mobile technology life. Rosenblatt received a text message from his cell phone carrier, Verizon, reading, “Welcome to Palestine.” “I did a double take,”...
Fists started to fly outside the AIPAC conference in Washington, DC today. According to reports, a member of the JDL who is hard of hearing and wears hearing aids was jumped fro the back and kicked in the head. Later on in the video, a brave Palestinian woman waving an...
Dressed up in the right outfit and with her makeup done a certain way, Mira Tzur says she gets stopped on the street by people who mistake her for Melania Trump. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5C_f1US_HmM] It’s easy to see why. Although their facial features are distinct, the two women share the same shiny brown hair,...
(MyJewishLearning.com) The Hanukkah story began with a confrontation in Modi’in in roughly 168 BCE and ended several years later, when the Maccabees — the band of Jewish fighters who battled the Syrian empire — regained control of the Second Temple in Jerusalem and rededicated it. The seven major battles of the Maccabean Revolt took...
JERUSALEM (JTA) — The American pop band Backstreet Boys will perform in Israel. The band, whose popularity was at its peak in the 1990s, will play one concert in April in the central city of Rishon Lezion. The concert was announced on Monday afternoon and is based on the band’s Las Vegas show in...
Israeli scientists have helped develop multiple life-saving cancer drugs. (Kelvin Ma/Bloomberg) This story is sponsored by the Israel Cancer Research Fund. NEW YORK – As a busy criminal defense attorney with a roster of high-profile clients, I am not known to shy away from a fight. It doesn’t hurt that I grew up in Brooklyn, the scrappy...
JERUSALEM (Press Release) – Late Saturday night on April 1st, two EMTs, Dvir Adani and Moshe Mizrachi, decided that they would play an April Fool’s joke on their friends. The pair of United Hatzalah volunteers were driving past Ben Gurion airport on their way to buff calls in the...
The son of Brazil’s legendary soccer player Ronaldo will play for Brazil at the 20th Maccabiah Games in Jerusalem. Ronaldo’s son Ronald, 17, is not Jewish. But he is a member of Brazil’s Under 18 soccer team participating in the games, the so-called Jewish Olympics. A record 10,000 athletes from 80 countries will...
Tel Aviv city hall lit up in Solidarity with London.
The Senate has confirmed David Friedman as U.S. ambassador to Israel in a 52-46 vote that went almost entirely along party lines. This comes after the Foreign Relations Committee voted on March 9th to approve his nomination. In the Foreign Relations Committee hearing, every Republican senator on the committee voted in favor of Friedman...
DALLAS (Texas Jewish Post via JTA) — Aimee Buchanan isn’t the only figure skater at the Dr. Pepper Star Center rink gracefully arching in a layback spin. But as the 24-year-old athlete transitions from her signature arched back to a low crouch, she’s the only local elite skater whose silver Star of...
Yachad, a branch of OU Israel, is the only organization in Israel which works to help English-speaking immigrants and children of immigrants with disabilities find their place in Israeli society. At this year's Jerusalem marathon this past Friday, 600 runners, including 80 from the US, joined Team Yachad to raise...
A few days ago, a request came to the Jerusalem Fire & Rescue station about a cute boy named David who is suffering from a serious illness. His dream is to become a firefighter. The station commander, Mrs. Etty Zaken, took up the task and invited the boy and his...


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