Laura Curran: Unforgettable Trip to Israel

  By Laura Curran Earlier this month, I had the privilege of traveling to the State of Israel. Accompanying me for the journey was my friend Rabbi Hershel Billet of Young...

Israel Plans to Extend Tel Aviv High-Speed Rail to Western Wall – Israel’s Transportation Ministry said on Monday that it’s moving ahead with plans to build an extension of the Tel Aviv-Jerusalem high-speed line that would directly connect Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion International...

Parashas Bo: Finding Freedom

By Rabbi Yossy Goldman Free at last, free at last, thank G-d Almighty we are free at last. Who said these words? No, it wasn’t Moses but American civil-rights leader Dr....

Moroccan King’s Visit to Jewish Center Hailed by Community Leaders

The king of Morocco this week visited a center dedicated to the heritage of Moroccan Jews where he received a blessing from the chief rabbi of Casablanca. King Mohammed VI...

Hon. Ruchie Freier Welcomed to Home of President Rivlin

Hon. Ruchie Freier, the first female Hasidic judge in U.S. history, was invited to the Israeli President’s Residence for Chanukah. She was given an exclusive tour in the President’s...

Pesach With FFH Events Predicts Fifth Straight Sell Out Year

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By Amy Dubitsky Steven Spielberg’s film Jaws forever changed how people approach a beach vacation. There’s nothing like a shark to take the joy out of some long-planned relaxation. People...

My Journey: Panama Trip and Travails

By Michele Herenstein What do $2.16, $4.70, and $3.65 have in common? They’re all the cheap prices of Ubers in Panama. The flights might have been expensive, but the food...

New U.S. Policy Reduces Visa Periods for Israelis

New changes to the U.S. administration’s visa policy targeting only Israelis reduces the period of time they can use visas for investment, work and study purposes in the United...

My Journey: Suitcase Rehab

  It was time to pack for her vacation to Panama. Michele went down to her storage cage and lugged her large suitcase upstairs to her apartment. Michele was only going...
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NFL star DeSean Jackson Under Fire for Antisemitic Quotes on His Instagram Story

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — NFL star DeSean Jackson posted anti-Semitic quotes on social media, but the Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver removed them a day later and posted...

Revs. Sharpton, Jackson Discuss Race Relations with Rabbi Marc Schneier

NEW YORK – Following the tragic death of George Floyd and protests taking place around the country, Foundation for Ethnic Understanding (FFEU) President Rabbi...

Israeli Public Health Director Quits, Raps Swift Reopening of Economy

Israel’s public health director quit on Tuesday amid a spike in new coronavirus cases, saying it had reopened the economy too rapidly and had...

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