Founder of Israel’s Adi Organ-Donor Card Dies

Dvora Ben Dror, the creator of the Israeli organ-donor card, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 93. She founded the Adi card after her son, Adi (Ehud) Ben...

Michael Phelps to Receive Ruderman Foundation Award for Inclusion

(JTA) — Michael Phelps, the most decorated swimmer in Olympics history, will receive the Morton E. Ruderman Award for Inclusion of People with Disabilities. The Ruderman Family Foundation will honor Phelps in...

Nazi Hunters’ Memoir Wins National Jewish Book Award

(JTA) — Serge and Beate Klarsfeld, two prominent French Nazi hunters, won the Jewish Book Council’s top national book award on Wednesday. “Hunting the Truth: Memoirs of Serge and Beate Klarsfeld” includes...

Camp HASC Concert 32: The Concert With LEV

  By Chaya Feldstein It is now 9:13 Monday morning, January 7, 2019, and just twelve hours ago I sat next to my precious sister, Gitty, at the HASC Concert 32...

Rambam Supports U.S. Troops

  Eight boxes containing pounds and pounds of coffee, power bars, and assorted treats were collected and sent by Rambam Mesivta’s Chesed Club to American troops in Afghanistan as part...

Spielvogels Give $2 Million to US Holocaust Memorial Museum

(JTA) — Carl Spielvogel, a former U.S. ambassador to the Slovak Republic, and his wife, Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel, have donated $2 million to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Diamonstein-Spielvogel was appointed...

Aleh, Jerusalem Police Make ‘A Dream Come True’

Over the course of 2018, Aleh, Israel’s network of care for children with severe complex disabilities, developed the “Dreams Come True” project, an initiative that focuses on granting the...

Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem Launches Book Master Service

  A recent global survey for Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Hilton’s iconic luxury brand, found that travelers showed a surprising reliance on concierges. Nearly one-third of leisure travelers reported...

Ohel Continues to Raise Mental Health Awareness

  Dr. Norman Blumenthal, director of trauma, bereavement, and crisis response at Ohel Children’s Home and Family Services, was a keynote speaker at the Baltimore community-wide event titled “One Crucial...

Haredi Woman Wins Tiberias Marathon, Just Misses Olympic Qualifying Time

A haredi mother of five from Jerusalem won the Tiberias Marathon on Friday, the first ultra-Orthodox woman to take first prize in the event. Bracha Deutsch, known by her friends...

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Real Clear Daf: Are Eggs From Treifah Chicken Kosher?

We discussed this question on Thursday’s daf (58a). Ameimar there teaches that it depends on when the eggs formed. Eggs that formed before the...

Pompeo: Peace Plan to be Released After Israeli Elections

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Tuesday that the highly anticipated Trump administration’s peace plan for the Israelis and Palestinians — referred...

Ilhan Omar: 2012 Tweet About Israel Was ‘Offensive and Unfortunate’

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Rep. Ilhan Omar disavowed a 2012 tweet in which she said Israel had “hypnotized” the world, saying the term...

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