A Jewish woman comforting a distressed child was captured in heartwarming photos that quickly gained traction on social media. The photos show Chabad emissary Rochel Groner holding and comforting the young boy on a flight from Brussels to New York. About an hour into the flight on Friday, the young...
The worlds most popular messaging application, WhatsApp is offline and unavailable for many users worldwide. Problems began at around 4:30pm on 3 May and were felt in America, Israel,  London, Netherlands, France, Germany, Spain, South Africa, South America, Mexico any many other places worldwide. Problems logging into the app have also been...
You’ve just run out of toothpaste and you’ve got a big date tonight. There’s no time to drive to the store and there’s too much traffic to send a courier. You’re starving for sushi but your favorite restaurant says it will be at least an hour to get take-out to...
By Eddie Dvir Exactly a year has passed since  Yanai "Tuvia"  Weissman. HY"D was torn away from his young wife and 4 month-old daughter His widow and childhood sweetheart, Yael , posted the following post to her Facebook page with only one word. שנה One Year. A year ago, 21-year-old shopper Yanai Weissman, his wife Yael...
  Ynet has released a recording of one of the bomb threats made to to a JCC on January 18. The brief call was made with voice-disguising technology that protects the caller’s identity. An Israeli teen with dual Israeli and American citizenship living in the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon was arrested...
Ballplayers in blue-and-white will be remembered for their chutzpah at bat and Mensch on a Bench mascot in debut appearance at global baseball event.   Team Israel had a great run at the World Baseball Classic tournament while it lasted. The ballplayers with a David vs. Goliath approach came out swinging...
A new video on Youtube shows a woman during a BBC interview who articulates the complicated situation in South Korea while caring for kids, cooking a dinner, cleaning the toilet and even diffusing a bomb! [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Ojvk-4IcOE] This of course is a spoof of a real life situation that happened last week during...
The Israeli baseball team is making its first appearance at the 2017 World Baseball classic and has been taking the game by storm already pulling in wins through each round. But the real win came when Hatikva was played and had the attention of the Israeli baseball team, they removed...
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...
A very moving moment was captured on camera  when the students of the Fainberg high school in Petach Tikvah, Israel,  surprise their 70-year-old security guard named Eli on his birthday. Eli was brought to tears. This was not a first time occurrence. Last year the same students surprised their beloved security...
Newly discovered will bring tears to your eyes. The video shows a ship called the "Hagana Ship Unafraid," which is full of Holocaust survivors from Buchenwald. Various shots show passengers exhausted from heat and stress.  They have just been informed by British marines that they are going to be arrested...
Earlier this month, OS News brought you a 'Chassidic' rapper named Goldberg AKA 'Hard Charlie', performing at the Redline Subway station in Chicago and straphangers were excited to see his performance. Now, hear the 'Yeshivish' rapper version, 'Sammy K',  belt out a rhyme from his amazing new CD,  "Kosher Kosher". [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qaVZuw4WiU] I think...
22-year-old Sara Gottlieb was told by Israeli doctors that she had a case of cancer so severe, there was nothing that could be done to save her. However rather than accept this grim fate, she and her parents set off on a journey halfway across the world, to the...
  [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEKx7iHiIWo] There’s new free app that is taking the Jewish communities of Flatbush, Boro Park, Williamsburg, Lakewood, Monsey, and Baltimore by a storm. It’s called Swipestakes, and it’s incredible. How would you like to get the following? 10% off of purchases at ladies’ clothing stores... maternity shops... children’s boutiques… hosiery and accessory...
High school students pulling pranks is a tradition as old as time. But one Jewish teen has gone viral after a stunt he pulled during his graduation ceremony last week. Akiva Glashofer was handed his diploma from the Melvin J. Berman Hebrew Academy last Monday. But he wanted to leave...


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