Israel’s Mickey Berkowitz Selected for International Basketball Hall of Fame

Former Israeli basketball player Mickey Berkowitz waves to the crowd during a pre-game introduction. Photo: YouTube screenshot. JNS.org — Mickey Berkowitz on Wednesday became the first Israeli basketball player to...

Adelson Contributes $13 Million to Israeli American Council

From left to right: Israeli entertainer Yehoram Gaon, philanthropist Haim Saban, Shawn Evenhaim, and Dr. Miriam and Sheldon Adelson. Photo: Idan Ozeri-Tal. JNS.org – Dr. Miriam and Sheldon Adelson announced an...

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Bnei Menashe Couples Remarry at Israeli Absorption Center

Fifteen Bnei Menashe couples, all of whom immigrated to Israel from Manipur, India, two months ago, were remarried this week in an emotional group ceremony at Shavei Israel’s absorption...

Prickles and a Paunch: Israel’s Overweight Hedgehogs Go on Diet

Zoo workers hold Sherman, the overweight hedgehog (L), and an average sized hedgehog (R) at the Ramat Gan Safari Zoo, near Tel Aviv, Israel Jan. 3, 2018. Photo: Reuters...

Mother’s Day flowers from Jewish Women International raise spirits, awareness

By Debra Rubin/JNS.org Click photo to download. Caption: The card for the 2013 Jewish Women International Mother's Day Flower Project. Credit: Jewish Women International. As the director of a shelter for...

Holocaust Museum Exceeds Fundraising Goal, Sets New Mark

The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum is marking its 25th anniversary with a new — and bold — $1 billion fundraising goal. The "Never Again: What You Do Matters" campaign set...

42 Orphans Celebrate Bat Mitzvahs In Jerusalem

Colel Chabad, the oldest continuously operating social-welfare organization in Israel–since 1788–hosted a bat mitzvah celebration for 42 orphan girls and their families this week in Jerusalem. And while the...

2,200 Runners Participate in First International Bible Marathon

The International Bible Marathon. Photo: YouTube screenshot. JNS.org - About 2,200 runners participated in Israel's first annual Bible Marathon on April 9. The race is run along the path taken a...

Model Passover Seder at UN Draws 60 Envoys

Ambassador Danny Danon (in the middle, wearing blue tie) and fellow diplomats participate in a pre-Passover Seder held at the United Nations. Photo Shahar Azran. JNS.org – A model pre-Passover Seder...

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