206 immigrants from France arrived in Israel in the largest-ever summer mass-aliyah from France; Israel welcomed 218 new immigrants (Olim) from North America as the summer season of Aliyah organized by Nefesh B'nefesh begins, and much more.

In the time of King Solomon, Beit Shemesh was a very wealthy city. It was chosen as one of the cities to provide King Solomon with food for one month out of the year.

Considering the recent war in Gaza, it’s a good time to refresh ourselves on the history of Gaza and realize that Gaza has a long Jewish history.