United with Israel's 'Passover Partners' project provides a unique opportunity to express love and support for hundreds of IDF soldiers, both materially and spiritually.
A terror attack near Hebron claimed the life of Police Chief Superintendent Baruch Mizrahi, a 40-year-old father of five.
Good News from Israel: As we approach the night that is different from all other nights, there is much in the recent news that distinguishes the Jewish State.
A phenomenon known as "Blood Moon" will occur on Passover. What does Jewish thought have to say about this unusual occurrence?
A boycott of Israel was rejected by Dutch mega-pension fund ABP, notwithstanding the vocal Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement in Europe and elsewhere against the Jewish state. Also, Israeli leaders and organizations are standing up to the increasing threats and intimidation.
Should time and circumstance conspire to bring you to Jerusalem, do take a quick detour into the city’s hip, happening, pulsating Nachlaot neighborhood.
Nof Atamna-Ismaeel, an Arab-Israeli scientist and mother of three, is the new winner of the celebrated 'Master Chef Israel' TV program.
- The Lawfare Project Defends Freedom and Children’s Rights
“Israel is one of the major targets of the lawfare phenomenon, which is the abuse of a legal system, the wrongful manipulation of a legal system to undermine the sovereign rights of a democratic state,” declared Brooke Goldstein, founder and director of The Lawfare Project, a non-profit organization fighting against this exploitation.
- Mom of Disabled Son Creates Harness that Allows Him and Other Children to Walk for the First Time
- IDF Soldiers Treat 20 Wounded Palestinian Arabs
- Faces of Israel: Yoni Kaplan
Find out why the term 'East Jerusalem' is really a myth devised in order to harm Israel. There is only Jerusalem, and it belongs to the People of Israel!
- VIDEO: The People of Israel love Jerusalem so much they sing this song whenever a couple gets engaged
The People of Israel constantly keep Jerusalem in their heart. That is why to congratulate a person on getting engaged they sing the verse from Jeremiah: “Yet again there shall be heard… in the cities of Judah, and in the streets of Jerusalem. The voice of joy and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride.” Check out this video of a group of friends congratulating a young man on his engagement by singing this song.
- VIDEO: Get a Feel for Jerusalem Without Actually Being There
- Jerusalem Mayor Launches Academic Center for Arab Girls
Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat has inaugurated the “Center for Excellence You-niversity” in Beit Hanina, an Arab neighborhood in the eastern part of the city. The Center was established in cooperation with the Jerusalem Municipality and the World ORT Kadima Mada (Science Journey). The ribbon-cutting ceremony took place on Tuesday, February 18, at the Beit Hanina… Read more »
- Israeli Security Prevents Jerusalem Massacre
French aliyah is up 312 percent in comparison to the same period last year, largely due to a faltering French economy and antisemitism.
- Colorful & Tasty Purim Customs from Around the World
- Soviet Jews Saved From Stalin’s Genocidal Plans on Purim
Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin has in actuality murdered more people than Adolph Hitler. Stalin, like Hitler, was an anti-Semite and the Jews of the Soviet Union suffered immensely under his rule. Many Jews, such as Genya Reichman, were forced to engage in slave labor under Stalin upon fleeing Nazis-controlled areas. In fact, even Jewish refugee children, such as Annia Segal, grew up un
- Secret Celebration: How Spanish Jews Kept Purim Under the Inquisition
For such secret Jews, known as Anusim, Conversos or Marranoes, who lived under the yoke of the Inquisition and thus were in constant fear that they would be discovered to be practicing their Jewish faith, the Purim holiday would have special meaning, since Queen Esther also was forced to practice her Judaism in secret.
- Purim History 1942: “Hitler Purim” in Morocco
National Aliyah Day commemorates the day that the Jewish People crossed the Jordan River into Israel. It was our first national aliyah.
Settlements are not the obstacle to peace in Israel - to the contrary. It is cities such as Ma'ale Adumim that stimulate peace and cooperation.
- A History of African American Support for the State of Israel
The Jewish people and the African American community both have a shared history of affliction, persecution, and enslavement. Just as the Jews were slaves in Egypt and suffered much persecution throughout their 2,000 years living in a Diaspora, so were the African Americans enslaved and endured much discrimination in America. For this reason, many Jews sympathized with the African American struggle for freedom and this sympathy would lead to many prominent African American leaders sympathizing with Zionism. Indeed, both African American and Jewish leaders saw parallels between African American history in America and Jewish history. Thus, both the African American and Jewish community have common values, thus illustrating why the African American community should support Israel.
- The USA Does Need Israel!
Israel and the United States enjoy a special alliance which has a strong “strategic contribution” to US security, a report by two former high ranking Washington officials says. Robert D. Blackwill and Walter B. Slocombe, who served under Democratic and Republican administrations, have recently presented the Washington Institute for Near East Policy with a thesis… Read more »
- Native American Tribal Support for the State of Israel
The Palestinians and their supporters have attempted to present their struggle as parallel to that of the Native Americans. This push was led by George Bisharat, an anti-Israel activist whose ancestors only immigrated to the holy land in the 1920’s, yet who nevertheless insists that he is an indigenous person who was forcefully uprooted, just like the Native Americans were. In reality, the Jews are Israel’s indigenous people, but that has not stopped Palestinian organizations such as Adalah and the Students for Justice in Palestine from playing on the Native American struggle to serve their own interests. However, numerous Native Americans have rejected any comparison between their struggle and that of the Palestinians, preferring to side with Israel instead.
- American and European Lawmakers Call for a United Jerusalem