Jerusalem Leads World Cities in Tourism Growth for 2018

Jerusalem is poised to become the world’s leading city in tourism growth, according to a new report by leading market research firm Euromonitor. According to the report, the number of...

Ancient Seal of Jewish King’s Officer Discovered in City of David in Jerusalem

The Israel Antiquities Authority and Tel Aviv University discovered a 2,600 year old ancient  bulla seal impression bearing the inscription “(belonging) to Nathan-Melech, Servant of the King”  in the...

Chicago, Israeli Nonprofit Sign Partnership Agreement

Outgoing Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chemi Peres, son of former Israeli President Shimon Peres, signed a memorandum of understanding on Monday to create a partnership between “technology and innovation...

104-Year-Old Matriarch Celebrates Birthday At Kotel With 400 Descendants

A 104 year-old Holocaust survivor went viral on the internet Thursday when a photo was publicized showing her and her 400 descendants gathered at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. According...

Daughters of Rabbi Eckstein, Rabbi Carlebach Pledge to Rebuild Mevo Modi’im

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (Keren L’Yedidut) has quickly mobilized to raise more than 1 million shekel in emergency assistance for residents of Mevo Modi’im, a small...
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Cousins Separated in Holocaust Reunited After 75 Years

BY SAM SOKOL JERUSALEM (JTA) — Two Holocaust survivors who were separated as children reunited in Israel after 75 years. Morris Sana, 87, and his cousin and friend Simon Mairowitz, 85, were...

Doctors From Africa Run With Orthodox Children In Marathon

Among the many groups and teams who ran the Jerusalem Marathon last Friday, there was one team that attracted unusual attention: A team of Orthodox kids and adults led...

Rabbi Reflects on Beaches of Normandy 75 Years After D-Day

Exactly 75 years ago, Normandy was the site of one of the largest military invasions ever staged. Forever known as D-Day, June 6, 1944 marked the turning point of World War...

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...

Chabad Opens its First Center in Rwanda

(JTA) — Chabad has opened its first center in Rwanda, which becomes the African nation’s first synagogue served by a permanent rabbi. Rabbi Chaim and Dina Bar Sella, and their...
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Tensions along Israel’s border with the Gaza Strip erupted on Sunday, with the Israeli Air Force striking the Palestinian Islamic Jihad terror group after...

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JNS.org – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), the frontrunner in the Democratic presidential primary, announced on Sunday that he will skip the annual AIPAC Policy Conference...

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JNS.org – At least 180 Israeli students have been put in isolation after coming in contact with a group of South Korean tourists to...

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