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...

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...

Rescued Near East Artifacts From Antiquity Robbers Displayed in Jerusalem

A collection of artifacts that were stolen but later rescued will be on display at the end of the month at the Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem. The museum will open...

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...

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...

Toronto Jewish Community Becomes First Pilot City With $1 Million In ‘Shalom Corps’

Towards the end of May, Rabbi Benji Levy, CEO of Mosaic United, a partnership between the State of Israel and the global Jewish community, met with the leadership of...

How Many Final Four Coaches Have Coached Maccabiah?

BY MARC BRODSKY (JTA) — Bruce Pearl has won plenty of accolades and championships in a basketball coaching career spanning nearly three decades, including guiding the U.S. men’s team to...

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...

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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Flying High: Druze Soldier With Disabilities Serves In IDF

On June 27, the most recent graduates of Israeli Air Force’s Flight Course were officially inducted into the IAF and received their wings. Among the new soldiers is Lieutenant...
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