International Artist Sees Unity in the Diversity of Israel’s People

In her Jerusalem studio, in the top two floors of an unassuming building, Israeli artist Beverly Barkat is putting the final touches to her latest and most ambitious exhibition...

How An Injured Skateboarder Became an Israel Navy Submarine Officer

When Lt. S (full name withheld), a professional skateboarder, slammed into a safety barrier while traveling at 60 kilometers an hour during a sports event — breaking his back,...

Kids of Courage Takes on Las Vegas

By Noach Haller I recently joined Kids of Courage on their annual summer trip. What an adventure it was! Spending eight days with 350 people who are as close as...

University of Haifa to Give German Chancellor Merkel Honorary Degree

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Haifa “in recognition of her leadership grounded in principles of equality, freedom and human rights; for...

President Awards Medal of Freedom to Dr. Miriam Adelson

“I am deeply humbled and moved by this exceptional honor,” Dr. Miriam Adelson noted Saturday after the White House announced that she would be receiving the Presidential Medal of...

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...

An Unforgettable Shabbat In Athens

By Dr. Jonathan Paley Though much ink has been spilled over the now infamous “Shabbos Flight” LY002, JFK-ATH-TLV, I feel it is vital to counter the cynical but predictable spin...

Judo Sends Message of Peace During Abu Dhabi Grand Slam

The history-making Abu Dhabi Grand Slam produced an emotionally charged day both on and off the tatami as Israel -- competing under its own flag for the first time...

Israeli Judokas Win Medals in UAE, With Israeli Flag, Anthem

https://twitter.com/twitter/statuses/1056562140914556930 Israeli judoka Sagi Muki defeated Matthias Casse of Belgium in the Judo Grand Slam competition in Abu Dhabi on Sunday evening, winning the gold medal. Gili Cohen, Baruch Shmailov and...

Israeli Gold Medal Judoka Dedicates Win to Pittsburgh Massacre Victims

The Israeli judoka who won a gold medal at the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam judo tournament has dedicated his victory to the 11 Jews were slain this past Shabbat...
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