JDC, Israel Team Up to Alleviate African Poverty Through Agtech

In a ceremony in Jerusalem on Tuesday, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) and Israel’s Ministry of the Economy formalized their partnership to leverage Israeli agricultural technology as...

Welcome to Israel: 232 New Immigrants Arrive on Aliyah

A total of 232 new immigrants touched down at Ben-Gurion Airport early on Wednesday morning on the latest aliyah flight chartered by the Nefesh B’Nefesh organization. On board from...

Community Center Breaks Ground in Shlomit, Southern Negev

Quite literally among the booms and billows of black smoke across the nearby Gaza border, deep in Israel’s southern Negev Desert, the new community of Shlomit laid a cornerstone...

The Six Wonder-Ladies: MDA’s Motorcyclists Save Lives

  As part of Magen David Adom’s ongoing efforts of to shorten response and arrival times of its teams, the emergency medicine technicians and paramedics arrive on scene events using...

American Students Get Firsthand Experience in Israel, MDA-Style

Sophie Roth, 17, from Long Island, N.Y., had always watched as ambulances whirred by and wondered what it would be like to serve as an emergency responder, assisting someone...

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...

Israeli Company Provides Communication Technology for Thai Rescue

The 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach are safe and free after 18 days and Israeli technology was instrumental in their rescue! Uzi Hanoni, CEO of Yavne-based Maxtech, was...

New Survey: 88 Percent of Israelis Happy With Their Lives

Complaining often seems like Israel’s national pastime, but a new government survey shows that, in fact, 88 percent of Israelis are happy and satisfied with their lives. The Hebrew news...

They Came for World Cup And Stayed for Shabbat

Until two weeks ago, Alberto Galante had never been to Russia. The 2018 FIFA World Cup drew him to Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Rostov-on-Don, where he cheered on Mexico’s national...

Israel Anti-Boycott Act Approved by House Foreign Affairs Committee

The House Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously approved on Thursday a bill targeting boycotts of Israel, setting the legislation on a path to a full vote in the House. The Israel...

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Controversy erupts over El Al flight diverted to Athens to accomodate Sabbath-observant passengers

By Marcy Oster JERUSALEM (JTA) — An El Al plane travelling on Friday from New York to Israel diverted to Athens to allow Sabbath-observant passengers who...

In light of security situation, going to new elections ‘irresponsible,’ Netanyahu tells nation

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu named himself defense minister and said that going to snap elections would be “irresponsible.” “We are in...

MSH Wins Poetry Slam

By: Avygayl Zucker, MSH 2019 The MSH Poetry Slam Team has been preparing for the first Poetry Slam of the year for weeks! This meet...

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