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Monday, September 23, 2019

Israel/World

Haverim Le’Refuah Saves Lives in Israel

Hanging on the wall in more than 240 Super-Pharm locations in Israel is a large blue and white pill-shaped container. One might think it’s a new publicity gimmick, but it’s actually a revolutionary game-changing idea.

On a daily basis, packages of

Keren Or Appoints Shira Reifman Director

Effective September 1, Keren Or welcomed Shira Reifman as director, who will replace Tamara Silberberg when she retires at the end of the year, after 13 years of devoted service.

Shira comes to Keren Or from Kishorit, a kibbutz in the Galilee for adults with special needs, where she has

From the Tanach to the Present…and a Return

From the Tanach—where Hashem told Avraham that his descendants would be numerous, the place where the Jews first entered Yisrael—close to Har Grezim and Har Evel is situated the revived, thriving community known as Elon Moreh. Beauty, tradition and strength of character characterize both the natural setting and the residents living

US State Department Offers $15 Million for Leads to Disrupt IRGC Operations

(JNS) The U.S. State Department has announced that it is offering up to $15 million for information leading to the disruption of operations surrounding Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, including its alleged oil-for-money scheme.

The department is seeking details related to the IRGC’s

France Proposes $15 Billion Package to Iran If Regime Complies With Nuclear Deal

(JNS) France has proposed an incremental $15 billion package to Iran in exchange for the regime adhering to the 2015 nuclear deal, reported the semi-official Iranian Tasnim news agency.

An Iranian delegation was in Paris earlier this week to finalize the details of the financial

Rwanda Gets Chabad Center, First-Ever Synagogue and First Permanent Rabbi

(JNS) A new Chabad-Lubavitch center is set to open in Kigali, Rwanda, that will include the nation’s first synagogue, served by the country’s first permanent rabbi, reported Chabad.org.

Rabbi Chaim and Dina Bar

Israel Launches Largest-Ever Solar-Energy Project, Situated in the Negev

(JNS) A private Israeli company has inaugurated the largest solar project in the country, reported the Israeli financial daily Globes.

Located in the Negev Desert, the Ashalim solar-energy project is the size of a small town,

Hundreds of Thousands Lack Access to Bomb Shelters In Northern Israel

(JNS) Hundreds of thousands of Israelis in northern Israel do not have access to a bomb shelter or secure location, Israel’s Ynet news site reported.

According to the report, the Israel Builders Association released a study based on data from the Central Bureau of Statistics that found that as many as

Rabbi Assaulted in Brooklyn Speaks Out, Stating: ‘It Was Hate’

Avraham Gopin, the 63-year-old New York rabbi who was brutally assaulted in Brooklyn, New York, on Tuesday, told CBS New York on Wednesday that the attack was clearly motivated by “hate.”

The assault took place at Lincoln Terrace Park in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, said

AMIT Ranked #1 Educational Network for Third Consecutive Year

(Courtesy of AMIT) AMIT is kicking off the new school year with wonderful news: The network has been named the #1 educational network in Israel by the prestigious newspaper TheMarker, based on Education Ministry data, for the third year in a row.

The Education Ministry rates educational networks

Is Israel on the Verge of All-Out War?

The big news in Israel is not that Iran attempted to send kamikaze drones into Israeli territory last week or that Israel targeted that terrorist cell in Syria; these are not completely out of the ordinary or even unexpected. Rather, what was quite the unusual occurrence took place in central Israel when Prime Minister Benjamin

Philanthropist Eugen Gluck Dies at 92

(Arutz Sheva) Renowned philanthropist and lay leader of American Jewry Eugen Gluck died this week in New York at the age of 92.

Gluck was a Holocaust survivor and was later instrumental in securing the rights of the Jewish people to rebuild their lives in Judea and Samaria. Together with his late wife,