President Reuven Rivlin was present for the ceremony, which highlighted humanitarians who "excel in making a positive impact in the developing world."
Most of the Jews – especially the children – died immediately because the water was freezing cold.
IsraAid is working to restore access to safe water for some 1,400 people who saw 206 homes destroyed and 140 severely damaged by the disaster.
Only six children remain on the grounds of Hawthorne, and they are expected to be moved to a new location by Tuesday.
The Charitable Giving Supplement
Yaakov Meir put every penny they had into Chava Strauss's medical treatments, praying they would save her life. But Chava didn't make it.
“Violence against women hurts all of us, the whole of Israeli society, and so this is an issue for all of us."
A pilot program launched by Tel Aviv University and AKIM helps students find jobs and change attitudes about people with special needs.
Netiv Aryeh's annual Charidy fundraiser starts today.
"There is no greater honor than dedicating a synagogue on a military base in Israel."
Dr. Adelson has supported Jewish schools, Holocaust memorial organizations, Friends of the Israel Defense Forces and Birthright Israel, among other causes.
As of Monday afternoon, the 29-year-old graduate student’s certified 'GoFundMe' campaign had raised $639,281 out of a $1 million goal. In less than 48 hours, more than 11,000 donations had poured in.
“We trust this gift will assist the university to remain at the forefront of many of the breakthroughs in medical research, creativity, invention and innovation with which it has become synonymous.”
"According to estimates, the law will triple the scope of food donations, and will expand food rescue on a national level."
Dinner to be chaired by Daniel Bernstein, Thom Waye, Gabriel Plotkin, Yaara Bank-Plotkin, Daniel Bergstein, Abhay Deshpande and Michele Shapiro and Martin Nussbaum.
IDF Chief of the General Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot was expected in attendance as well, but due to an early-morning rocket attack on Beer Sheva on Wednesday, he immediately returned to Israel.
“Our thoughts turn again towards the southeastern United States, as towns and cities in northwest Florida have suffered large-scale, catastrophic damage at the hands of Hurricane Michael.”
"Ari did so much for Israel . . . He leaves behind 4 small children. They need the support of our community."
''It's important for your mental health if you read a little about cleft lip, so that you don't regret your decision in the future,'' I implored her.
What really makes the annual United Hatzalah concert unique is...
More than 350 people have been killed since the monsoon season began at the end of May; at least 220 of them since August 8.
The volunteers are participants in the Emergency Volunteers Project, which brings medical and rescue personnel to Israel.
“It was very exciting and emotional to see students who began their journey in our program finish... with top grades and awards of excellence."
Software engineer Yuval Zalmanov set out from Israel with 17 Maxtech radio units and trained emergency crews in using the technology.
Some 7,000 Lone Soldiers from 80 countries serve in the IDF.