‘Operation Home’ Brings 230 From Mexico to Israel

  A first-of-its-kind charter flight from Mexico carrying 230 olim, Masa Israel Journey volunteers, and Israelis returning home landed at Ben Gurion Airport on Tuesday. Dubbed “Operation Home,” the flight...

Jewish Day School Teacher Turns Chai Into $50,000 on Jeopardy!

(JTA) — Astute viewers could find plenty of signs during the recent “Jeopardy!” Teachers Tournament that one leading contestant had some Jewish bona fides. There was the fact that Meggie...

Yeshiva University Names 8 Undergraduate Valedictorians for 2020

  On June 14, 2020, over 1,800 students from Yeshiva University’s undergraduate and graduate schools will receive their degrees at YU’s 89th annual commencement exercises, this year to be held...

Hannover Shlucha, Now a Widow, Decides to Remain at Post

  The decision by Shlucha Shterna Wolff to remain living in Hannover even after the passing of her husband Rabbi Benny Wolff, OBM, is being viewed as an example of the Chabad way...

Jewish Astronaut Tweets From Space Station on Coronavirus Crisis

Jewish NASA astronaut Jessica Meir tweeted a hopeful message to everyone on Earth coping with the coronavirus pandemic as she looked down on Israel from the International Space Station...

Holocaust Survivor Delivers Opening Prayer in US House

JNS.org – A 90-year-old rabbi who survived the Holocaust delivered the opening prayer in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday. “As a young boy of 13 years, I was...

Kate Middleton Took Portraits of Holocaust Survivors and Grandchildren

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Kate Middleton, the duchess of Kensington, has released photo portraits she took of two Holocaust survivors with their grandchildren. The photos released on Monday, marked as International Holocaust Remembrance...

Grandma’s Hanukkah Gift Saved By Twitter

BY RON KAMPEAS (JTA) — It had all the elements of a Jewish holiday miracle: A doting grandmother, a grateful grandson and Asian food. Josh Israel says he had been dining with...

In Amsterdam World’s Priciest Menorah Gets New Life

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ AMSTERDAM (JTA) — For the Amsterdam Jewish Historical Museum, Hanukkah this year entailed the stressful chore of assembling the world’s most expensive menorah. Last week, the Rintel Menorah, a 266-year-old...

Astronaut Jessica Meir Tweets Hanukkah Message From Space

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Jewish astronaut Jessica Meir tweeted a Hanukkah greeting that included a photo of her holiday-themed socks with earth seen through the window in the background. “Happy Hanukkah...
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Addressing V’Lo Yilbash

Sometimes, a general prohibition is well-known, but the details of the prohibition are foreign even to seasoned talmidei chachamim. Although the prohibition of v’lo...

Terror In Jerusalem: Seven Dead in Shooting in Synagogue in Neve Yaakov

Elad Benari, Canada At least seven people were killed and several others were injured, including one critically, in a shooting attack on a synagogue in...

Gaza Terrorists Fire Rockets Into Israel, Prompting IDF Retaliatory Strikes Against Hamas

(January 27, 2023 / JNS) Palestinian terrorists fired a barrage of rockets from the Gaza Strip at Israeli communities overnight Thursday, prompting retaliatory strikes by the IDF...

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