Rona Ramon, Widow of Astronaut Ilan Ramon, Dies of Cancer

Rona Ramon, widow of late Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon and the mother of late IAF pilot Assaf Ramon, passed away on Monday. Ramon was married to the first Israeli astronaut...

Sivan Rahav and Yedidya Meir New Shlichim for World Mizrachi in North America

World Mizrachi is thrilled to announce that television newscaster Sivan Rahav Meir and radio personality Yedidya Meir will go to North America in August as shlichim of World Mizrachi. https://youtu.be/J21wV-bcFes The...

“Lion of Zion” Ari Fuld Still Roars

By Tammy Mark How can strangers across the world connect so quickly and deeply with each other? Deep bonds can often come through tragedy or through shared values. In Michal...

Jerusalem’s Old City Largest Accessible Historic Site in World

The Old City of Jerusalem just became the largest accessible historic city in the world. The newly inaugurated, 10-year, 20 million shekel (about $5.5 million) project led by the East...

Israeli Startup Wins First Place in UN Travel-Tech Competition

By JPost.com Refundit, an Israeli startup which revolutionizes the field of tax-free shopping for tourists, has won the first place prize in the World Tourism Organization travel-tech competition on Thursday. The...

Man Dies When Hundreds of Rockets From Gaza Hit Israel

JERUSALEM — One man has died and over 58 people have been injured, since rocket from Gaza began raining down on Israel around 10 a.m. on Saturday. Around 2:30 a.m....

Israeli Woman Granted Religious Divorce After 14 Years

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli rabbinical court granted a religious divorce to a woman who was prevented from marrying for 14 years after her husband moved abroad. Vicky Tzur...

Mashiv HaRuach U’Morid HaGeshem in the Age of Super Technologies

By Rabbi Moshe Bloom Torah VeHa’aretz Institute Translated and adapted from an article by Dr. Mordechai Shomron, agronomist at Torah VeHa’aretz Institute, published in “Emunat Itecha,” issue 118 (Shevat 5778). Now that...

Some Haredim in Israel Are Ignoring Coronavirus Rules

BY SAM SOKOL BEIT SHEMESH, Israel (JTA) — “Do you want trouble?” the Hasidic man asked, leaning toward me intimidatingly. “Are you threatening me?” I asked, turning to look at the lean...

Netanyahu Set to Become Israel’s Longest Serving Prime Minister

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu suffered a bruising defeat in being unable to form a ruling government coalition and having to call new elections, but the...
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Antisemitic Displays Prevalent at Berlin Rally Against Coronavirus

BERLIN (JTA) – A rally supported by neo-Nazi groups drew more than 20,000 protesters in Berlin Saturday to demand an end to coronavirus restrictions. The...

From the Chassidic Masters: Healing Effect of ‘Heeling’

The Torah portion of Eikev is named for the word “eikev” in the portion’s first verse: “Because (eikev) you listen to these laws and...

Bill Challenging High Court Threatens Israel’s Coalition

JNS.org – The tensions rattling Israel’s governing coalition are likely to worsen this week as a new bill seeking to challenge the judiciary is...

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