United Hatzalah program honors our survivors, war veterans with specialized medical care
Posted on: July 30th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
Just like in the women’s, the men’s final in Basketball in this year’s Maccabiah games was a rematch from the preliminaries – USA vs. Argentina. But this time, the American team learned the lesson from its loss to Argentina earlier in the tournament, and won 87:76. Argentina got the silver and Israel the bronze after […]
Posted on: July 29th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
This is the Gilboa Prison, in northern Israel, home to 800 Palestinian “security prisoners.” The security prison was inaugurated in 2004, with the mission of making sure no Palestinian inmate would ever escape. Each cell in the prison is nicknamed “a safe,” weighs 66 tons and is constructed of fortified cement. No one can dig […]
Posted on: July 28th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
As the Israeli police and Islamic Waqf have forbidden Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount, it is obvious that this man is NOT praying. No sir. No reason to arrest him at all. He is simply standing in quiet contemplation.
Posted on: July 25th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
On the morning of the day he was elected to lead Israel’s Rabbinate, Rabbi David Lau attended the brit mila of his grandson at the City Tower hotel in Ramat gan. They probably teach you to make a bracha on a really big kiddush cup early on in chief rabbi boot camp. Kidding aside, if […]
Posted on: July 24th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
MK Yaakov Litzman (UTJ) standing at the Knesset podium on Tuesday, addresses his fellow MKs.
Posted on: July 23rd, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
This picture was taken on August 16, 2005, the day after the 9th of Av. It shows IDF soldiers helping residents of the community Nissanit pack their belongings. Tenderly, they collected the holy books of the synagogue that was later burned down to the ground. Sweetly they piled the 300 families, some of whom had […]
Posted on: July 22nd, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
Crazy Water Aqua Fun Park was a water park in the Gaza Strip, that opened in May 2010. Mohammed Al-Araj, a former economics minister for the Hamas government in Gaza, was one of the owners of the park. The park featured 3 swimming pools, a canal 100 meters long, three water slides, ponds with pedal […]
Posted on: July 21st, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
Athletes from the Brazil delegation wave their national flags during the opening ceremony of the Maccabiah Games in Jerusalem, July 18, 2013. The 19th “Jewish Olympics” will start on July 22 with thousands of competitors from all over the world expected to gather at Jerusalem’s Teddy Stadium for a festive opening ceremony.
Posted on: July 19th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
This was supposed to be a picture of President Barack Obama delivering remarks on the Affordable Care Act’s Medical Loss Ratio Refunds, in the East Room of the White House, July 18, 2013. But it became, instead, a picture of a blind lady having a private exchange with her seeing eye dog. And not just […]
Posted on: July 18th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
Today: hand kissing, why, when, where, who, and, most important: what the heck? Former minister of Social Affairs and former Minister of Communications Moshe Kachlon (on the right, kissing) was the Sephardi poster child of the former Likud government. He was a star, who introduced real competition among cell phone providers that brought down rates […]
Posted on: July 17th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
A father holds his daughter up to look at the men’s section of the Western Wall on Tisha B’av, July 16, 2013. I know it’s kinda’ kitchy, but, on occasion, these images tell the story of what’s best and sweetest about our country. Send more good, caring dads.
Posted on: July 16th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
Last night, after shul, I asked a friend to drive to the Kotel with me, to say kinot, hang with the crowd, take in the sights of sad Jews. He said no way and went home, and I gave it up, too, and went home. But some day, if, God forbid, Moshiach is still taking […]
Posted on: July 14th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
About 3,000 Israelis participated in a march Saturday night marking the second anniversary of the social protests of the summer of 2011. The marchers walked down Ibn G’virol Street to Caplan Street, to the spot where a protester named Moshe Silman set himself on fire a year ago. They set up a monument in his […]
Posted on: July 12th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
The IDF’s Golani Brigade concluded their beret march last week. That’s your basic training hike to nowhere that tests every part of your body. Here’s an image of a guy in a “helmet yarmulke” at the end of the murderous hike. He looks happy. Happiness on such occasions can be contagious. We need more guys […]
Posted on: July 11th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
Oh, man, it’s almost here, we’re almost past the summer, we’re almost around the curve, we’re almost out there on the sidewalks packed with Arba Minim stands, hunting for holy bargains… No idea why, but the sight of etrogim gives me a charge, a burst of anticipation… Shneur Naparstek, a Jewish farmer, is examining packages […]
Posted on: July 10th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Eric Pate, left, gives Marine Col. Craig Kozeniesky a haircut in the parking lot at Sendai Airport, Sendai, Japan. And I’m stuck this year, because I didn’t get around to getting my haircut before the 9 Days, never mind before the 3 weeks. Now it’s the hottest part of the […]
Posted on: July 9th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
How the mighty have fallen. Here is self-suspended Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi of Israel Yona Metzger, under investigation for bribery, money-laundering and fraud allegations, getting into a taxi outside his home. No limo for the self-suspended.
Posted on: July 8th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
What a way to illustrate visually the fact that the Arab mosque on Temple Mount is of no consequence. If enough Jews wanted to, we could just step over it to our father in heaven. They can build all the mosques they want – we’re busy build stairways.
Posted on: July 7th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
US soldiers and officers celebrate 4th of July together with North American IDF Lone Soldiers at a Tel Aviv beach party
Posted on: July 5th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
MK Moshe Feiglin (L) shakes hands with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) during a special Knesset session marking the 37th anniversary of the Entebbe Raid, July 2, 2013. Netanyahu’s brother, Yonatan, commanded the raid and was the only IDF casualty. On July 4, 1976, 98 Jewish hostages, hijacked to Entebbe, Uganda from an Air France […]
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