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On This Day in 1991, IDF Makes a Miracle With ‘Operation Solomon’

On May 24-25, 1991, Operation Solomon brought nearly 15,000 Ethiopian Jews home to Israel in the biggest operation of its kind ever recorded.

We Remember Eliahu ben Shaul Cohen, z’l, Legend of the Mossad

Intelligence from Mossad spy Eli Cohen helped Israel win the Six Day War.

America’s Oldest Citizen is a Jewish Woman

Goldie Michelson, 113, is the oldest American and oldest Jew in the world.

Yom HaZikaron: Israel Remembers 23,477 Fallen & Victims of Terror

Israel observes its Memorial Day to honor fallen soldiers and citizens who died as victims of terror.

‘Miriam’s Song’ Speaks to the Soul of the Nation of Israel About Loss

The Hebrew-language best-seller, Miriam's Song, by Miriam Peretz, will be a hit in English that shatters hearts.

Serious Damage to Solomon’s Pools Still Neglected by Palestinian Authority

The ancient water reservoir of Solomon's Pools is damaged but has not yet been repaired by the Palestinian Authority.

How to Understand the Holocaust

A Holocaust can transpire by mass murder or mass assimilation. Regardless, to save the Jewish People, it is time for our exiles to come home.

Two Roman-Era ‘Mummy Paintings’ Stolen By Nazis Returned to Jewish Heirs

Two 'mummy paintings' stolen by the Nazis from the heirs of a German publisher have been returned to his heirs.

Israelis Celebrated a Sweet ‘Mimouna’ Saturday Night

Israelis with Moroccan heritage celebrated the end of Passover with 'Mimouna' Saturday night with music and special, intricate sweet foods.

Pharoah Sends Passover Greetings; Rare Scarab Seal Found at Tel Dor

A rare scarab seal belonging to a senior Egyptian official of the 13th Pharaonic Dynasty is found by a birdwatcher on Israel's northern coast.

Tennessee Lawmakers Pass Bill to Designate ‘Holy Bible’ as Official State Book

State lawmakers in Tennessee have voted to designate the Bible as the official state book.

Official New Kosher Tartan Created by Scottish-born Chabad Rabbi

Scottish Jews can now walk proudly with an officially registered kosher tartan kilt designed by a rabbi and a registry official.

Silver Trumpets Pierce the Heavens in Prayer Rally Opposite Temple Mount

The mass gathering was accompanied by trumpet blasts sounded by silver trumpets made by the Temple Institute for use in the Holy Temple.

Entebbe Child Hostage Shares Message of Hope at Children’s Aid Association Dinner

Shai Gross was awarded with the Shalva Spirit of Hope award in recognition of how he had met his personal challenges and used that experience to help others.

IDF Searching for Missing ‘Ink Flag’ from 1949 Eilat Conquest

The raising of the ink flag is as meaningful to most Israelis as the Iwo Jima scene is to most Americans.

First Chief Kotel Rabbi’s Letter Reveals Desperation on Eve of Jordanian Capture

The British were on the way out and the Jordanians on the way in. The chief rabbi wrote a letter...

Krakow Gas Workers Expose Bones Digging at Plaszów Concentration Camp

Gas company workers were doing maintenance work on a pipeline when they discovered the bones.

Golan Heights Farmers Turn Syrian Bunker Into Wine Cellar

A small community in northern Israel is home to a winery built in a former Syrian military bunker.

Obama: US Must Lead Fight Against Rising Anti-Semitism

US President Barack Obama told a gathering at the Israeli Embassy in Washington, "We are all Jews."

How Much Do Young People Know About the Holocaust? [video]

One author interviewed multiple random university students to find out what they knew about World War II. The answer: Almost nothing.

1,700-Year-Old Gravestones of Unknown Rabbis Uncovered in Northern Israel

More evidence of ancient Jewish presence in the Land of Israel: 1,700-year-old gravestones uncovered.

Bored With Snow? Trek the Israel National Trail With Google Street View!

Trekkers unable to hike the Israel National Trail no longer need mourn their plight: it's now on Google Street View.

As Germans Start Reading It Again, Here Are Some Unexpected Quotes from ‘Mein Kampf’

Tired of the society of plenty with its self-adulation? Hitler believed that "mankind has grown strong in eternal struggle, and only in eternal peace does it perish."

National Library Posts 220 High Resolution Jerusalem Maps on Wikimedia

Eran Laor (née Erich Landstein) was the manager of a shipping company in Haifa who accumulated an enormous collection of some 4,500 maps.

Book Celebrating 100 Years of Jewish Life around Golders Green Synagogue

The congregation was served at one point by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, who later went on to become Chief Rabbi of the UK.

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