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...

Season of Twinning Brings Muslims, Jews Together

  As the first anniversary of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting approaches, the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding (FFEU) and the Muslim World League announced a historic partnership for an innovative Season...

Astronaut Jessica Meir Posts Photos of Israel She Took From Space

(JTA) — Jewish astronaut Jessica Meir posted photos of Israel that she took from space. “My father’s globe spanning journey as a surgeon from the Middle East, to Europe, and...

Meir, Koch Complete First All-Female Space Walk

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — Two NASA astronauts, one with Jewish roots, embarked Friday on the first all-female space walk. Jessica Meir, the daughter of a Swedish mother and an Iraqi-Israeli father,...

Dr. Miriam Adelson Receives Honorary Doctorate in Israel

Dr. Miriam Adelson, the distinguished physician, scientist, and philanthropist who was awarded the 2018 Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Donald Trump, has now received an Honorary Doctoral Degree...

Nationwide Celebration of Israel to Stress Jewish Unity

Throughout May and June, more than 50,000 people are expected to participate in the annual IAC Celebrate Israel festivals throughout the country. The largest gathering within this network of...

Jewish Groups Provide Donations to Victims of New Zealand Mosque Attacks

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The American Jewish Committee has partnered with the New Zealand Jewish Council to provide financial support for the victims of attacks on two mosques in...

Snow Falls on Mount Hermon for Passover

On Sunday, April 21, snow fell on Mount Hermon during Passover for the first time in 22 years. With approximately eight inches of snow already on the ground and accumulation...

September Tourism to Israel Up by 44 Percent Over Last Year

As many as 405,000 tourists visited Israel in September — a 44 percent jump from last year, according to the Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics in a report published...
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Sydney, Australia Bakery Breaks World Record for Longest Challah

(JTA) — A kosher bakery in Sydney, Australia, has broken the Guinness world record for longest challah. Grandma Moses Bakery, in partnership with the Jewish...

Shabbat Project Aims to Unite World’s Jews in Spirit of Shabbos

It’s all about keeping Shabbat. For a 25-hour period beginning at sundown Nov. 15, as many as 1 million Jews from Nashville to Nairobi —...

Israeli Woman Wounded in Rocket Strike Celebrates 88th Birthday

A southern Israeli woman wounded in a rocket attack on Wednesday celebrated her 88th birthday on Thursday with the help of the hospital social...

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