Across Israel, Meir Panim responds to the growing needs of the country’s 1.75 million impoverished residents through various food and social service programs.
Posted on: December 6th, 2012News & Views → Israel
Speaker of the Knesset Reuven Rivlin (Likud) criticized the practice of switching between parties by various Members of Knesset and Knesset candidates , calling on the next Knesset to regulate such behavior, Israel’s Channel 10 website reported. “We need to ask ourselves what is transpiring in our political culture,” Rivlin said. “To my regret, what […]
Posted on: December 6th, 2012Sections → Business/Finance
Just in time for Hanukkah, an Israeli startup is helping kids to handle their gelt responsibly.
Posted on: December 6th, 2012Sections → Special Features → Israel Elections 5773
Amir Peretz, former Histadrut union chief and former Defense Minister, is now a former member of the Avoda (Labor) party. He is moving over to the Movement (HaTnuah) party of Tzipi Livni (former head of Kadima, and former Foreign Minister). Also moving over to Livni’s party is former general Elazar Stern. Stern announced on the […]
Posted on: December 6th, 2012News & Views → Israel
Speaker of the Knesset Rueven Rivlin (Likud) said Wednesday that he would be willing to be moved lower on the joint Likud Yisrael Beitenu (“Likud-Beitenu”) list in order to ensure that a female candidate were included in the list’s top ten candidates, Ma’ariv reported. Rivlin is number 10 on the joint list. The first female […]
Posted on: December 5th, 2012Sections → Magazine → Glimpses Into American Jewish History
While it is not known precisely when Jews first settled in Baltimore, we do know that five Jewish men and their families settled there during the 1770s. However, it was not until the autumn of 1829 that Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, whose Hebrew name was Nidchei Yisroel (Dispersed of Israel), was founded. This was the only Jewish congregation in the state of Maryland at the time, and it was referred to by many as the “Stadt Shul.”
Posted on: December 5th, 2012News & Views → Israel
MK Aryeh Eldad (Strength to Israel) and Knesset candidate Moshe Feiglin (Likud) traded barbs today over ideological purity and compromise in politics.
Posted on: December 5th, 2012Sections → Community → Community Currents
Posted on: December 3rd, 2012News & Views → Israel
According to a report on Israel Channel 10, Shelly Yechimovitch, the head of the Labor party, said that if she is appointed Minister of Finance, she would increase healthcare taxes, legislate an inheritance tax, and increase the corporate tax rate.
Posted on: December 3rd, 2012Sections → Special Features → Israel Elections 5773
This item in Hebrew from Israel’s Channel 2/Mako informs us that: 49% of all first time voters define themselves as right-wing. 20% as center but right-leaning. 5% as left and 9% as center but left-leaning. How are those stats? Visit My Right Word.
Posted on: December 3rd, 2012Sections → Business/Finance
The operator of Australia’s Pluto liquefied natural gas project, Woodside Petroleum, will buy a 30 percent share in Israel’s Leviathan natural gas field for $2.5 billion, becoming a strategic partner in the drilling.
Posted on: December 3rd, 2012Sections → SciTech
Make your website festive for the holidays with some simple graphic enhancements.
Posted on: December 2nd, 2012Sections → Books → The Bookshelf → Tevye in the Promised Land
The journey from Zichron Yaacov to Jaffa took almost three days. For Tevye, it was a chance to see another part of the Land of Israel, the sandy, swamp-infested coastline bordering the Mediterranean Sea. Most of the landscape was barren, with only an occasional settlement along the way. The colonies of Hadera, Kfar Saba, and […]
Posted on: December 2nd, 2012Sections → Travel
The bronze, four and a half meter high Menorat HaKnesset stands in the Menorah Plaza by the main entrance to Gan HaVradim. This impressive menorah, in the shape of that which appears in the Arch of Titus, was created by Jewish sculptor Benno Elkan of England. It was given in 1956 by the English parliament as a gift to the State of Israel.
Posted on: December 2nd, 2012Sections → Features → Features On The Jewish World
The family: Carol & Shmuel Hezi and their six children, Asnat, Eitan, Amichai, Vardit, Harel and Maital
Posted on: December 2nd, 2012Sections → Health and Living
A joint American-Israeli startup has developed the world’s first breathalyzer attachment for smartphones, in order to prevent drunk driving.
Posted on: November 30th, 2012Sections → Magazine → Teens and Twenties
Posted on: November 30th, 2012Sections → Magazine → Potpourri
A rose that I picked from our garden to enhance the beauty of our sukkah is so exquisite that visitors remarked that they didn’t realize it was “real” until they noticed the water in the vase.
Posted on: November 30th, 2012Sections → Jewess Press → Daily Living
People who are out of work will often use every means at their disposal to find employment. Career Fairs are a popular way for employees and employers to meet on a large scale. Instead of (or more likely, in addition to) sending endless resumes, a Career Fair allows the job seeker to meet with multiple employers in a short time frame.
Posted on: November 30th, 2012Sections → Family → Marriage and Relationships
Dear Dr. Yael: I am writing to you in regards to your article, “Easing The Trauma Of Divorce” (Dear Dr. Yael, 11-16). Now in my 30s, I am the product of a divorced home in which my parents made me, an only child, a pawn. Throughout my life the trauma and hatred I witnessed between my parents was unbearable. As a result, I am terrified to get married, despite the desire to do so in a normal and happy setting. I have gone for therapy, but this great fear is hard to overcome. I wonder if this feeling will ever leave me.
Posted on: November 30th, 2012Sections → Family → Battling Addictions
Dear Brocha, Thank you so much for your column and for shining light on this matter. Addiction has been gnawing at the souls of our community for a long time. Yet, it still remains a disease that is swept under the table.
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