United Hatzalah matching campaign aims to improve odds of survival from heart attack.
Posted on: June 24th, 2012News & Views → Photo of the Day
Young woman and her dog out shopping in the Florentin neighborhood in South Tel-Aviv. The Florentine neighborhood in south Tel-Aviv was established years ago by the newcomers from Greece and Turkey. It was planned as a simple and pretty neighborhood, but it quickly sank into poverty and neglect. Today the neighborhood attracts many foreign workers, […]
Posted on: June 22nd, 2012News & Views → Photo of the Day
A celebration circa 1951 at either Emanuel Cohen center or the basement of Tifereth B’nai Jacob for Tifereth congregants. Tifereth B’nai Jacob was an Orthodox Shul that was also referred to as the “Elwood Shul.” The congregation merged with Mikro Kodesh during the migration to the western suburbs, ultimately merging again with members of the […]
Posted on: June 21st, 2012News & Views → Photo of the Day
An Arab inspects a terrorist’s motorcycle that was hit by an Israeli air strike in Dir al-Balah, in the central Gaza Strip, Tuesday. The IAF targeted motorized rocket launching terrorist teams, killing them before they were able to fire even more rockets into civilian areas in Israel.
Posted on: June 20th, 2012News & Views → Photo of the Day
Hundreds of Jewish men taking part in a mass prayer on a street of the Ulpana neighborhood in Beit El. Negotiations over the fate of the neighborhood are in full swing, with the government looking for quiet removal of residents over a dubious High Court order. The final decision on how residents will act rests […]
Posted on: June 19th, 2012News & Views → Photo of the Day
The Combat Engineering Corps is greeted by a jubilant little fellow after completing their treacherous trek for their gray berets. The Combat Engineering Corps symbol features a sword on a defensive tower with a blast halo on the background. The Combat Engineering Corps official motto is “Rishonim Tamid” (“Always First”). Its unofficial motto is “We’ll […]
Posted on: June 18th, 2012News & Views → Photo of the Day
After an 18 month pregnancy, Tendra the rhinoceros gave birth to a healthy calf at the Ramat-Gan Safari on Friday, June 15. This was the second successful birth for 20-year-old Tendra. Congratulatory messages have been streaming in from zoos all over the world. White Rhinos are notoriously difficult to breed in captivity and every successful […]
Posted on: June 17th, 2012News & Views → Photo of the Day
The cherry picking festival was held last Friday in Kibbutz Rosh Tzurim, Gush Etzion. Kibbutz Rosh Tzurim was founded after 1967, on the remains of Kibbutz Ein Tzurim, which was destroyed by the Jordanian Legion in 1948. Close to ten years ago, the kibbutz went through a privatization process and opened its doors to additional […]
Posted on: June 15th, 2012News & Views → Photo of the Day
From “Jews in Minnesota,” by Hyman Berman and Linda Mack Schlof: “The wedding of Clarice Sherman and Mel Zuckman at Tifereth B’nai Jacob in North Minneapolis, 1951. “At a Jewish wedding, the bride and groom stand under a chupah or wedding canopy symbolizing their future home. “As long as Jews remained in the compact geographical […]
Posted on: June 14th, 2012News & Views → Photo of the Day
Young Orthodox women ride a bicycle cart through the Yarkon Park in Tel Aviv. The Yarkon Park is Tel Aviv’s green sanctuary. It’s quite large and very pleasant, with a wide variety of activities, including boat rides, walks, ball games, and all manner of bike rentals. The girls are optional.
Posted on: June 13th, 2012News & Views → Photo of the Day
A young woman blowing large soap bubbles in the middle of Ben Yehuda street in Jerusalem. Ben Yehuda Street, known as the “Midrachov,” or pedestrian mall, is a major thoroughfare in downtown Jerusalem, closed to vehicular traffic. The street, named after the reviver of Modern Hebrew, Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, runs from the intersection of King George […]
Posted on: June 12th, 2012News & Views → Photo of the Day
South Sudanese illegal migrant workers on their way to the airport, following action by the police immigration unit. The operation is actually dubbed “Chozrim HaBaita” (Homecoming). Give that copywriter a raise for innovation… Estimates are that only some 1,500 South Sudanese citizens reside in Israel, compared with 35,000 infiltrators from Eritrea and 15,000 from the […]
Posted on: June 11th, 2012News & Views → Photo of the Day
The fourth annual Jerusalem Festival of Light is running through June 14th in the Old City of Jerusalem. This year the festival has grown to include ten international artists displaying the best artistic work in the field alongside dozens of performances, tours, local artists, and sites. Visitors (250,000 last year) perceive the artworks in the […]
Posted on: June 10th, 2012News & Views → Photo of the Day
Odelia, a 100 lbs. loggerhead sea turtle, makes her way back to the Mediterranean Sea after her release at Palmachim beach, near the city of Rishon Lezion last Thursday. Odelia, was cast to shore on Palmahim beach and found by Odelia from kibbutz Palmahim. Since then she has been treated by the medical clinic of […]
Posted on: June 8th, 2012News & Views → Photo of the Day
These signs hang by one of the passageways between H1 and H2 zones in Hebron. H2 zone comprises Jews and some 40 thousand Arabs. H1 zone, which spreads over the vast majority of the city, has only Arab residents, and Jewish entrance into it is against the law. These rules were sanctioned in the Protocol […]
Posted on: June 7th, 2012News & Views → Photo of the Day
יְהִי-דָן נָחָשׁ עֲלֵי-דֶרֶךְ שְׁפִיפֹן עֲלֵי אֹרַח הַנּשֵׁךְ עִקְּבֵי-סוּס וַיִּפֹּל רֹכְבוֹ אָחוֹר Dan will be a serpent by the roadside, a viper along the path, that bites the horse’s heels so that its rider tumbles backward. (Gen. 49:17) Right wing activist Itamar ben Gvir was arrested by police on Wednesday during a demonstration outside the […]
Posted on: June 6th, 2012News & Views → Photo of the Day
Israeli Knesset members cover their eyes and play Goalball (a team sport designed for blind athletes) with blind people at the Knesset. June 05 is a day of solidarity with the blind. As of 2011 there were more than 27,000 visually impaired people living in Israel. The organization “Blind Day” marked the day with activities […]
Posted on: June 5th, 2012News & Views → Photo of the Day
IDF ground forces practice river crossing. The drill included soldiers from combat engineering, tanks, artillery and infantry units.
Posted on: June 4th, 2012News & Views → Photo of the Day
Possibly the most colorful group of Israel-loving Jews parading on Fifth Avenue Sunday.
Posted on: June 4th, 2012News & Views → Photo of the Day
The moon shines above the row of Israeli fighter airctaft in Decimommanu, Sardinia, more than a thousand miles away from home. The IAF often practices long-distance flights, preparing to reach anywhere in the region.
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