Happy Birthday, Little Miracle

By Shalom Pollack It is Independence Day, our 69th. Not bad for a tiny country smaller than Lake Michigan and under threat of annihilation every day of each those years. The...

Holocaust Survivor Reunited With Woman Who Hid Her From Nazis

Holocaust survivor Miri Amir was reunited with Miroslawa Gruszczynska, the woman whose family hid her from the Nazis in Poland during World War II. Amir hadn’t seen Gruszczynska in...

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...

10 Indian Bnei Menashe Couples Married In Israel

Ten Bnei Menashe couples, all of whom immigrated to Israel from Mizoram, India, in February, married at Shavei Israel’s absorption center in Kfar Chasidim on Sunday, April 2, under...

Waze To Prevent Wildlife From Becoming Roadkill

As part of UN World Wildlife Day (Friday, March 3), the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI) and Waze launched a new venture aimed at reducing...

What’s Up, Dog?

By Michele Herenstein While finding my seat on a flight to Denver, I noticed there was a decent-sized dog across the aisle from my parents and me, basically nose up against...

‘Smart Apartments’ Initiative Offers Disabled New Hope For Independent Living

In an initiative of Israel’s Ministry of Welfare, the Colel Chabad charitable organization has recently launched a new project to provide disabled adults with communal apartments specifically intended to...

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...

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...

Never-Before-Seen 48-Year-old Footage Released of Israel’s First Prime Minister Reminiscing in English About Jewish...

Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion, in a 1968 interview with Yitzhak Clinton Bailey. Photo: Screenshot. Interviews conducted nearly five decades ago with the late David Ben-Gurion, the first prime minister...

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Seasons Supermarket, Chapter 11, and Rashi veZos HaBracha

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com Season’s Supermarket.  Chapter Eleven bankruptcy.  Rashi on Moshe Rabbeinu’s bracha regarding Shaivet Levi.  And the Chofetz Chaim. What do they...

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By Gabriel Geller Sukkos and Simchas Torah are the holidays that most symbolize and highlight the importance of serving G-d and follow his Torah with...

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For Yael Michaely, her husband Boaz, and their three young children, feeling at home in their new country began in earnest one autumn evening...

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