Six13 posted their newest video to YouTube this week and it's sure to be a hit. This Pesach themed song is sung to the tune of Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You." The group wrote the following below their video: Are you feeling love from your Seder Crew? Want to be in...
Dayan Avraham David and his sons shown here baking thick delicious Sephardi matzot - just like our ancestors had in the desert! [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MbmFdXS7tqk]   Get OS News Live Updates  by email and never miss our top breaking stories   
Israel announced Wednesday that it’s slashing its payments to the United Nations by $2 million after a series of anti-Israel votes last week. Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon said the decision to reduce the annual payments was made following a series of anti-Israel votes at the U.N. Human Rights...
The Israeli cabinet unanimously approved the construction of a new settlement for the first time in decades, while promising restraint on future settlement construction. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had promised the new community as compensation for the residents of Amona, a Jewish settlement outpost evacuated in February following an...
Accidental Talmudist profiles Sarah Schenirer was a Polish educator who single-handedly transformed the role of women in Orthodox Judaism. Traditionally, only boys received a Jewish education, but Sarah led a revolution that created THOUSANDS of Jewish schools for girls around the world. Born to a prominent rabbinic family in Poland...
There's a TV quiz show in the UK called Are You Smarter Than a Ten-Year-Old?  Here's a clip from that show that should give you some pre-Pesach laughs.  For a prize of £7,500, the host asks the contestant, "What is the name of the flat, unleavened bread that Jewish...
 In the wake of an unprecedented wave of bomb threats against JCCs and vandalism at Jewish cemeteries across North America, Jewish leaders met Thursday with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Leaders from the JCC Association of North America as well as the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), Conference of Presidents of Major...
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...
The Jewish community of Baltimore was struck by tragedy in December of 2016 with the death of Moshe Moskowitz, z”l, 13, who lost his life in a horrific car accident. Moshe was an eighth-grader in Talmudical Academy (TA) in Baltimore, where his father, Rabbi Doniel Moskowitz, has served as a...
On 12 October 2000, two non-combatant Israeli reservists (serving as drivers), Vadim Nurzhitz and Yossi Avrahami, mistakenly passed an Israeli checkpoint and entered Ramallah. Upon reaching a Palestinian Authority roadblock the reservists were detained by the PA police and taken to the local police station. When rumors of IDF soldiers in...
Do you remember the first time you ate gefilte fish? Did you think it was too cold, wet, gooey, or fishy? Did you love it? Are you still to afraid to try it. Well watching these babies go through the wonderment of trying one the most iconic Jewish foods, is sure...
David Friedman was officially sworn in as U.S. ambassador to Israel at a special White House ceremony. Vice President Mike Pence conducted the swearing-in and described it as “one of the clearest signs” of President Donald Trump’s strong commitment to the Jewish state. “The president of the United States of America is...
Israel Hayom/ JNS.org The Israeli economy grew 4 percent in 2016, exceeding projections by 1.2 percentage points and marking the best economic performance for the country since 2012, the Bank of Israel said Wednesday. Israel's economy grew 2.5 percent in 2015 and 3.2 percent in 2014. In its 2016 annual report, the...
Meir Kay is an Orthodox Jewish social media personality, who takes to YouTube to spread positivity. He has over 50,000 subscribers on YouTube. For his latest video he wrote: People are like garbage trucks is a short film about the positive and healthy way to react when negativity come our way....


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