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Ratziti La’uf Gavoha (I wished I could fly high) By: Irit Yona

Ratziti La’uf Gavoha (I wished I could fly high) By: Irit Yona

Ratziti La’uf Gavoha (I wished I could fly high) By: Irit Yona After my father died of a serious illness, we (the family) found a… Read More ›

Two New Books By Dr. Gila Cohen Zilka

Two New Books By Dr. Gila Cohen Zilka

  Two new books in Hebrew, Empowering Parents in the Social Media Age and Empowering Educators and Mentors in the Social Media Age, both by… Read More ›

Israel signed out at UN for women’s right violations

Israel signed out at UN for women’s right violations

The UN Commission on the Status of Women approved a resolution blaming Israel for “the grave situation of Palestinian women.” Israel’s UN Ambassador Ron Prosor… Read More ›

Billionaire philanthropists launch anti-tobacco industry fund in Abu Dhabi

Billionaire philanthropists launch anti-tobacco industry fund in Abu Dhabi

Billionaire philanthropists Michael Bloomberg and Bill Gates launched a joint fund in Abu Dhabi to help developing countries pass tobacco-control laws in their legal battle… Read More ›

British Prime Minister pledges $14.7 million to protect Jews

British Prime Minister pledges $14.7 million to protect Jews

British Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged 10 million pounds (about $14.7 million) to protect Jewish schools and synagogues in the wake of recent terror… Read More ›

More than 50 people killed in Yemen’s mosque bomb attack

More than 50 people killed in Yemen’s mosque bomb attack

At least 55 people were killed in triple suicide bombings that targeted mosques attended by Shiite Huthi militiamen in the Yemeni capital, medics said. Dozens… Read More ›

Tokyo police investigates death threats against U.S. ambassador

Tokyo police investigates death threats against U.S. ambassador

Tokyo police are investigating death threats against U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy and another American diplomat, according to media reports. The U.S. Embassy in… Read More ›

Netanyahu visits Western Wall for a prayer of thanks after winning reelection

Netanyahu visits Western Wall for a prayer of thanks after winning reelection

In his first public appearance since winning reelection, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Wednesday the Western Wall for a prayer of thanks, saying he was… Read More ›

Museum attack in Tunis

Museum attack in Tunis

Gunmen in military uniforms attacked a museum in downtown Tunis around noon on Wednesday, killing 19 people, officials said. Security forces later advanced into the… Read More ›

Ten Americans exposed to Ebola virus were flown to the United States for observation

Ten Americans exposed to Ebola virus were flown to the United States for observation

At least 10 Americans possibly exposed to the deadly Ebola virus were being flown to the United States from Sierra Leone for observation, the U.S.… Read More ›

Michael Douglas speaks out on worldwide anti-Semitism

Michael Douglas speaks out on worldwide anti-Semitism

In a recent article published by the Los Angeles Times, Michael Douglas speaks out on worldwide anti-Semitism, prior to his upcoming visit to Israel to… Read More ›

Greek Jews gather to celebrate the 72nd anniversary of Auschwitz deportations

Greek Jews gather to celebrate the 72nd anniversary of Auschwitz deportations

Some 2,000 Greek Jews on Sunday commemorated the 72nd anniversary of the first forced deportations to Auschwitz from Thessaloniki. Among them were more than 200… Read More ›

Eight suspected Islamic militants in a dawn raid were arrested in Spain

Eight suspected Islamic militants in a dawn raid were arrested in Spain

Spanish police arrested eight suspected Islamic militants in a dawn raid who were planning attacks in Spain and were recruiting fighters to send to Syria… Read More ›

Finally women gain power in Israeli politics

Finally women gain power in Israeli politics

For decades, the identikit for a top Israeli politician has been a tough-talking man with a decorated military past who’s big on security. The exceptions… Read More ›

After receiving threats US embassy in Saudi Arabia shuts

After receiving threats US embassy in Saudi Arabia shuts

The US embassy in Saudi Arabia said it had suspended consular services in the kingdom for two days due to “heightened security concerns”, after warning… Read More ›

Hodaya’s Mouse By: Tirza Ashkenazi

Hodaya’s Mouse By: Tirza Ashkenazi

My name is Tirza, I live with my husband Amazia in Timrat which is a community settlement. We have 4 children and 3 grandchildren and… Read More ›

Chinese tourists will come to Israel

Chinese tourists will come to Israel

In anticipation of additional direct flight route between Beijing and Tel Aviv set to launch this fall, Israel’s ambassador to China, Matan Vilnai, vowed to… Read More ›

Economic disaster could engulf Europe if Jews decide to leave

Economic disaster could engulf Europe if Jews decide to leave

 Europe is on the verge of a serious economic crisis if the European Union does not introduce new legislation to counter anti-Semitism, according to the… Read More ›

FIDF raises $24M at annual GALA in NY

FIDF raises $24M at annual GALA in NY

The Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) raised $24 million at the annual gala held at New York’s historic Waldorf Astoria, the organizers said. The… Read More ›

Despite tensions between Israel and Iran, Jews live in peace

Despite tensions between Israel and Iran, Jews live in peace

Despite the increasing tension between Iran and Israel, many may be surprised to find out there is a rather large Jewish community in the Iranian… Read More ›