Joining the Nation of israel and then Immigrating to the Land

Meet Malachi and Tanya Avital Ben-Yehuda of Riverdale, New York,  an African-American couple who converted to Judaism four years ago, made aliyah to Israel on July 21.

Davis Cup match moved from Tel Aviv due to Gaza conflict

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) – Israel will not host its Davis Cup playoff match against Argentina due to the conflict in Gaza. The International Tennis Federation announced Thursday that it...

Israeli Artist Wins Arthur Szyk Prize for Zionist Art

By Aryeh Savir Tazpit News Agency The Arthur Szyk Prize for Disruptive Thought and Zionist Art announced it has named Jerusalem-born artist Tomer Peretz winner of the inaugural prize. The Arthur...

Summer Cooking: Seviche

By Elke Probkevitz In the summer, you want to eat foods that are fresh and chilled, with little or no cooking. Seviche (or ceviche) fits that bill. Seviche uses fresh...

Crowdfunding for Israel and Gaza, with condoms and drones

Crowdfunding campaigns, using sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, have become an increasingly popular way to generate money for everything from independent films to new technologies – even healthy-body-image fashion...


Dutch Orchestral Concert Staged Friday, 09 May, 2014 Queen Beatrix of Holland attends an Orchestral Concert. The Conductor, who just happens to be Muslim, proceeds to give the Queen a lecture...

Barbecues, Tikkun, And Weight Loss

By Yochanan Gordon The Divrei Chaim of Sanz had a son who later became known as the Gollitzer Maggid. One Shabbos, a Jew entered his beis midrash and asked if...

Raise Your Kids On The 3 R’s

The Job Hunter By Rabbi Mordechai Kruger How can you improve on perfection? As a basic curriculum, the universal prescription for the foundations of a successful life, what could be better...

Parenting, Experimentation, And Values

By Dr. Alan Winder Part 3 As I expressed in my previous articles, I view healthy parenting as allowing the child as much flexibility as possible to experiment in all different...

How To Frost A Cake

By Elke Probkevitz Baking a cake is pretty simple. As long as you follow the recipe and take care to get the measurements just right, your cake will be delicious....
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By Sandy Eller Some gifts come in elaborate boxes, adorned with expertly tied ribbons, but the best present that Sheri Heller of Potomac has ever...

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