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...

Chabad Making Inroads in Finland’s Jewish Community

As the world’s eyes turn toward Helsinki’s hosting of U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in one of the Finnish capital’s traditional summit meeting places, the...

Laser technology helps handicapped Israelis make music with their bodies

Former journalists Rika Bider (pictured), 52, suffers from multiple sclerosis and uses the music room of the Grabski Rehabilitation Center in northern Israel. Credit: Michel Dot Com via Israel...

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,...

Almost All Israeli Jews Host or Join a Seder

A Passover Seder table. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – According to a Jewish People Policy Institute survey of 3,000 respondents, 97 percent of Israelis Jews say they either host or participate...

Disability Inclusion: Why Israel Must Turn 70 Years Young

By Dov Hirth As Israel remarkably enters its 70th year, the now-not-so-young country has much upon which to reflect. From becoming the ‘Start-up Nation’ to producing award-winning laureates in multiple...

Israeli Minister’s Mosque Tour Highlights Diplomatic Push in the Gulf

An Israeli cabinet minister’s visit to Abu Dhabi’s grand mosque gave more momentum on Monday to Israel’s diplomatic push in the Gulf, where it sees Arab states as its...

Unseeded Muki Wins Gold at European Judo Championships in Israel

Israeli judoka Sagi Muki won first place in the European Senior Judo Championships 2018 in Tel Aviv on Friday, closely defeating Sami Chouchi from Belgium just seconds before a...

Oleh Arrives for His Shared 70th Birthday with the State of Israel

Tel Aviv – April 17, 2018 – They share a name. They share a birthday. And now that Yisrael Helprin has made Aliyah, they share a location. The State of Israel has always...

Kenyans Repeat Wins at Jerusalem Marathon

(JTA) — Kenyans dominated in the Jerusalem Marathon, with Kipkosgei Shadrack winning his third consecutive race and Emily Chepkemoi Samoei taking her second straight win among the women. Shadrack’s time...

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YOSS Leads Torah Education Gatherings

The opening remarks of any gathering set the tone for inspiration and enthusiasm to all participants. In the past two weeks, Yeshiva of South...

Chesed Around New York With YOSS Zichron Tzirel Program

A lot has been happening in the Yeshiva of South Shore, both within its walls and outside as well. Last week the yeshiva hosted...

CAHAL Kindergarten Learns Sefer Bereishis

Of all the lessons that the Cahal kindergartners at HANC look forward to each week, the most eagerly awaited are those about parashat hashavuah....

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