Why Mevo Modi’im Is Right for You

By Benjamin Eckman Mevo Modi’im (מְבוֹא מוֹדִיעִים) is centrally located in the heart of Israel. It is 30 minutes from Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, 5 minutes from Modi’in and 10...

COVID-19: Master Class in Disability Inclusion

By Elie Klein I am so proud of us. All of us. Though the coronavirus crisis bears an eerie resemblance to the pandemic portrayed in Steven Soderbergh’s Contagion (2011), one marked...

Federation Video Provides Global Link to Israel’s 72nd Birthday

BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN (JTA) — Actors Shira Haas, Ben Platt and Josh Malina were among the stars who joined a virtual ceremony on Wednesday celebrating Israel’s 72nd Independence Day. The hourlong ceremony,...

Israelis Sing ‘Hatikvah’ on Balconies at End of Memorial Day Ceremony

At the end of Monday night’s nationally-televised Memorial Day ceremony, many Israelis across the country went on to their balconies or porches and sang the national anthem, “Hatikvah.” The annual...

Blazing Saddles Now Streaming for Chol HaMoed Fun

Social distancing and staying inside is hard. Thankfully, accessing good things to watch during this time is not. This is the second installation of a weekly column on Jewish movies and...

Nearly 4,000 Participate in OU’s Torat Imecha Nach Yomi

Nearly 4,000 people are participating weekly in Torat Imecha, a Nach Yomi program from the OU Women’s Initiative, a division of the Orthodox Union, as they look to join...

Shtisels Send Pesach Messages From Their Family to Yours

(JTA) — The cast of the hit Israeli drama “Shtisel,” which has become a worldwide sensation, released a video of Passover greetings from the cast. The video released Wednesday includes virtual and...

OHEL Launches Online Mental Health Support Service

  OHEL Children’s Home & Family Services announces the launch of a critical service that will provide accessible tele-mental-health support to anyone in need nationally. This initiative will provide a...

Larry David Wants You to Stay Home and Watch TV

(JTA) — Comedian Larry David called on “the idiots out there” to stay home and watch TV in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus. David’s 90-second rant...

OU Kosher Offers Passover Toolkit Online

  Orthodox Union (OU) Kosher, the world’s largest kosher certification agency, has launched a free online Passover toolkit with videos, tips, and articles for people making Passover for the first...
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