To mark IDC Herzliya’s 20th anniversary, we spent a day following Prof. Uriel Reichman, IDC’s founder and president, and Jonathan Davis, VP for External Relations, around its delightful campus.
Posted on: September 8th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
There are many ways to let Jews know when it's time to light candles for the Sabbath -- in Tel Aviv, Chabad sends a para glider to fly over the beach.
Posted on: August 5th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Holidays
“Today, on Tisha B'Av, the day upon which the Holy Temple was destroyed, we came together with hundreds of Jews to the Temple Mount to fulfill the commandment of being in the holy place, to pray there for the welfare of the IDF soldiers who are defending all of Israel..."
Posted on: July 31st, 2014News & Views → Eye on "Palestine" → Gaza
Israel's Chief Rabbis give ruling exempting IDF soldiers from fasting on Tisha B'Av.
Posted on: June 10th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Holidays
Kosher barbecue experts, fire up your grills! You will be tested in southern Connecticut this fall.
Posted on: June 3rd, 2014News & Views → Business and Economy
The Israeli cow is considered a global leader in milk yields, with the highest national milk and milk solid yields in the world according the Israeli Dairy Board.
Posted on: May 19th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Holidays
Police report that tens of thousands of people visited the grave of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai in Meron this year. It’s become a popular tradition in Israel to visit Meron on Lag B’Omer. There were fewer complaints of traffic jams, as police didn’t allow private transportation to the site.
Posted on: May 18th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Holidays
Is this a new Lag B'Omer tradition in the making?
Posted on: May 15th, 2014News & Views → Global
Russian Jews led the call for a wider, global Jewish recognition of the rescue of European Jewry.
Posted on: May 6th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Holidays
Sixteen finalists, boys and girls, were facing off on at The Jerusalem Theater stage to win the annual 2014 International Youth Bible Quiz this year.
Posted on: May 6th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
Site-seeing crowds overwhelmed at least four heritage sites on this Yom Ha'Atzma'ut, prompting officials to close their doors on Israel's Independence Day.
Posted on: May 5th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
Israel’s flag waves at half mast for 23,169 lost Israeli soldiers and victims of terror as quiet reigns in the streets on the nation's Remembrance Day.
Posted on: May 5th, 2014News & Views → Eye on "Palestine" → Hamas
Yom HaZikaron has been a day for the prime minister to reflect on a recording of his brother Yoni's voice.
Posted on: May 5th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Holidays
This month Ateret Cohanim will open an all-mechina pre-army Torah Learning Center in eastern Jerusalem.
Posted on: May 1st, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Holidays
Israel’s beach season began officially Thursday morning, May 1, with a bright sunny day and breezy skies, and continues till October 23.
Posted on: May 1st, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Unknown vandals splattered red paint on a line of Israeli flags set up in the city of Jaffa (Yafo) in the wee hours of Wednesday.
Posted on: April 24th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Tunisian lawmakers are questioning their tourism minister over a decision to allow Israelis to enter the country for the El Ghriba synagogue pilgrimage.
Posted on: April 17th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Jews in Donetsk, Ukraine this week were ordered to “register” themselves and their assets.
Posted on: April 16th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
A local Jewish merchant was stabbed Monday on the island of Djerba.
Posted on: April 16th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Holidays
Rabbis have been busy with preparations for the traditional Birkat Kohanim, Priestly Blessing, set for Thursday.
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