KFC Ready for Fourth Attempt at Launch in Israel

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — The American fast food chain KFC is recruiting staff ahead of a planned reopening in Israel, the business daily Globes reported. The company announced six months ago that...

Nitsana Darshan-Leitner Speaks For Israel Bonds

On February 4, at The Continental building in Manhattan, in her fourth speaking engagement with Israel Bonds’ Women’s Division, Israeli attorney and human rights activist, founder of Shurat HaDin...

“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...

Mosaic United, Jewish Agency Launch Shalom Corps For Millennials

During the closing plenary of the Jewish Agency for Israel’s annual Board of Governors meeting in Jerusalem, Isaac Herzog, chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel, and Rabbi Benji...

A Tzaddik’s Protection

By Yochanan Gordon I had written a completely different article for this week and had already submitted it to the editors to prepare for print. In fact, as I feverishly...

Israeli Supreme Court Bars Woman From Using Serial Donor’s Sperm

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s Supreme Court ruled that an Israeli woman cannot get pregnant with the sperm of an American man who has been identified as a...

Israel Police to Welcome First Hijab-Wearing Muslim Lieutenant

Sabreen Saadi is set become the first hijab-wearing Muslim woman to attain the rank of lieutenant in the Israel Police. “I always love to share stories about Arab Israelis since...

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...

IDF Starts Kashrut Department for Interested Female Soldiers

Women enlisting in the Israel Defense Forces will now have a new department available in which they can fulfill their years of service: Army Kashrut. For the first time, women...

Ramat Gan OKs Public Transportation on Shabbat

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Tel Aviv suburb has approved operating public transportation on Shabbat. The City Council of Ramat Gan, a municipality in central Israel, approved the measure on Tuesday...
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