Young Jewish Leaders Help United Hatzalah

  More than 700 young Jewish communal leaders gathered at Sony Hall in the Paramount Hotel in New York City on Thursday, May 3, for a gala event in support...

Jerusalem-Based Group to Develop Curriculum for Refugees in Greece

A Jerusalem-based research center that has critiqued intolerance toward Jews in Arab textbooks said on Monday that it will help develop a curriculum for young asylum-seekers on the Greek island...

BDS Fails a Second Time at University of Ottawa

University of Ottawa students voting at the SFUO General Assembly. Photo: SFUO / Screenshot. A motion supportive of the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel was voted down at the University...

Israel Grants Amare Stoudemire Residency Rights

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s Interior Ministry granted former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire residency rights, another step toward citizenship. “In the near future, the possibility of granting the player...

An Israeli senior citizen proves it’s never too late to be an entrepreneur

By EYTAN HALON - (JPost.com) Eighty year-old Bar-David's entrepreneurial inspiration emerged from his move into assisted living at the Ahuzat Poleg Retirement Village in Tel Yitzhak. Avraham Bar-David is not your...

Tzohar Halev: Helping To Build Happy Homes

By Dini Harris Avichai is a gentleman. Every time he goes on a trip without his wife, Keren, he brings back a trinket for her. Keren expresses her appreciation for...

Former World Champions Take on Dozens of Chess Players in Jerusalem

Anatoly Karpov and Viswanathan Anand, two former world champions, took on dozens of children and teenagers in simultaneous chess games in Jerusalem on Monday as hundreds of onlookers watched. The...

Calvary’s 135-Year-Old Torah Presented with New Mantle Cover

Calvary hosted a joyous celebration to dedicate a new mantle cover for its sacred Torah scroll. This 135-year old Torah scroll –- dating from 1880 -- is originally from the...

FIDF To Host NY Fashion Event With Israeli Soldiers Sept. 13

Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) supporters from the tri-state area, along with Maskit Fashion House’s head designer, Sharon Tal of Israel, and Israeli soldiers will gather for...

Spring Is Here And Baseball Is In The Air

By Ariella Stone I just finished reading a most unusual and groundbreaking novel titled The Season of Pepsi Meyers. As an avid fan of our national pastime, as well as...
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‘Anne Frank: The Collected Works’ to Be Published in US

“Anne Frank: The Collected Works,” which consists of three versions of her famous diary and several letters she wrote to her paternal grandmother before...

Jewish Scholars Support Berlin Museum Director Who Resigned Under Pressure

(JTA) — A group of 45 academic Talmud scholars has signed a letter in support of Peter Schafer, the former director of the Berlin...

Names, Not Numbers© at HANC Middle School

  On Thursday, June 13, HANC Middle School held its Names, Not Numbers© program. Names, Not Numbers is a copyrighted oral history film project and...

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