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...

World Mizrachi Movement Celebrates “Seventy For 70”

This weekend, Jews from across the diaspora will be inspired by lectures from speakers from Israel as part of the World Mizrachi Movement’s “Seventy for 70” in celebration of...

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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Roseanne Wants to Move to Israel, Become Prime Minister

Jewish actress and comedian Roseanne Barr said on Sunday that she hopes to one day make aliyah and maybe even run for prime minister of Israel. “I want to move...

Ivanka, Dershowitz, Mayim Bialik Suggested to Light Independence Day Torch

By TAMARA ZIEVE The Diaspora Affairs Ministry together with the Sport and Culture Ministry has launched a call for nominees from the Diaspora to light a torch this year at...

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...

Shalva Team Breaks Record In Jerusalem Marathon Communities Race

Shalva, Israel’s association for the care, inclusion, and support of persons with disabilities and their families broke a record this morning at the Jerusalem Winner Marathon of 2018. Shalva’s...

LifeChanger FSU Opens Ukraine’s First-Ever Special Education Resource Room

In January, LifeChanger FSU, a proactive human services organization in the Ukraine, celebrated the grand opening of its special education resource room at the Or Avner Jewish School in...

Islamic Terrorists Bomb Egyptian-Gaza Border Base

Islamic terrorists destroyed part of an Egyptian security building at Rafiah Saturday night, challenging Cairo’s control over the Sinai after the ceasefire with Israel. No one was injured in...

Adelsons Donate $70 Million to Birthright Program

Sheldon and Miriam Adelson. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – On the eve of Israel’s 70th anniversary, Dr. Miriam and Sheldon Adelson surprised the audience at the 18th annual Birthright Israel gala on Sunday night...

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