Seth Meyers Names Baby After Holocaust Survivor Great Grandparents

Comedian and late night host Seth Meyers announced on his show Monday night that he had a new baby - who arrived in a rather dramatic fashion. https://youtu.be/BYG1qf3XJNM Meyers and his...

Beneath the Surface: Americans Unearthing Israel’s Archaeological Treasures

Can archaeology bring biblical history to life? According to historian and Deputy Minister Michael Oren, it depends who you ask. Speaking at a June 10 Jerusalem event celebrating the opening of...

Mother’s Day flowers from Jewish Women International raise spirits, awareness

By Debra Rubin/JNS.org Click photo to download. Caption: The card for the 2013 Jewish Women International Mother's Day Flower Project. Credit: Jewish Women International. As the director of a shelter for...

Haredi Soldiers Distributed 2,000 Mishloach Manot To Patients While On Army Leave

While on holiday leave from the army, Haredi soldiers from the Netzach Yehuda Brigade chose to devote their long-awaited vacation day to visiting the sick in hospitals around Israel...

News From The Hills

By Chanita Teitz For the past two weeks, I’ve taken a break from commenting on the news. Instead I wrote some tips and information about buying or selling a house. As...

HANC Team Shalva Raises Over $110,000 As Part Of Jerusalem Marathon 2018

Amidst snow and ice, on Wednesday, March 7, a dedicated group of HANC High School students traveled to Israel to participate in the Jerusalem Marathon. Thirty-eight strong, Team HANC...

World Bnei Akiva Inspires Teens to Join Chidon HaTanach

The final round of the 2018 Chidon HaTanach (International Bible Contest) is Thursday, coinciding with the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the state of Israel. More than one fifth...

From Island To Israel

This Purim, Congregation Bais Ephraim Yitzchak (the Island Shul), once again partnered with Daniel Meyer of the International Young Israel Movement to send mishloach manot packages to the men...

Israel’s Mickey Berkowitz Selected for International Basketball Hall of Fame

Former Israeli basketball player Mickey Berkowitz waves to the crowd during a pre-game introduction. Photo: YouTube screenshot. JNS.org — Mickey Berkowitz on Wednesday became the first Israeli basketball player to...

Preparations for Lag B’Omer in Meron

Hundreds of thousands of visitors come to visit the gravesite of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai on Lag B’Omer, the anniversary of Rabbi Shimon's death. The Hillula will begin Wednesday night...
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