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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Israel/World

AMIT School Helps Turn Malka’s Life Around

(Courtesy of AMIT) Malka Trunach recently completed the last three of her 21 bagrut (matriculation) exams and is now studying information and communications technology at an AMIT junior college, both extraordinary achievements for the young woman who dropped out of school from 10th grade until the middle of 12th grade.

Lone Soldiers Enjoy Muffin Boutique

Lone soldiers Jordan Panitch from Cherry Hill and Eitan Drapkin from Chicago are treated to a delicious muffin and drink by the Muffin Boutique on Ben Yehuda, where it’s always free for chayalim.

Israeli Research and Innovation Is a Hot Ticket

Research from Israel is driving awesome advances in medicine, health care, water management, autonomous vehicles, consumer products, manufacturing and, well, you name it.

So it’s only natural that many international academic, corporate and government bodies are signing collaboration agreements

Striving for Bipartisanship at AIPAC

Walking into the semi darkness of the large conference hall in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, the delegates felt it immediately. That connection, that bond, that love was palpable. Everyone was there to celebrate the everlasting link between the US and Israel. It was time for the 2019 AIPAC

Vigil Held for Mosque Victims

The Jewish Community Council of Greater Teaneck, Teaneck Women Together and Muslim Women in Action sponsored a candlelight vigil on the Teaneck Township Green on Tuesday, March 19, to show solidarity with the Muslim community in light of the massacres in the Al-Noor Mosque and the Linwood Islamic Center.

Israel’s Enemies Protest US Recognition of Israeli Sovereignty Over the Golan Heights

(JNS) Russia, Syria, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Iraq criticized the United States for recognizing the Golan Heights as Israeli territory, following a ceremony attended by U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu earlier this week.

The ceremony featured the signing

In Fear of Israeli Reprisals After Rocket Fire, Hamas Leaders Head Underground

(Israel Hayom/JNS) Prior to reports of a ceasefire, the Hamas terrorist organization threatened to escalate its response to airstrikes in Gaza by the Israel Defense Forces. Hamas spokesman Mushir al-Masri threatened: “We will respond with force to the criminal Zionist onslaught. Red

Survival Is Due to ‘Miracles,’ Says Family in Central Israel Whose Home Was Hit by Rocket

(JNS) Daniel Wolf, whose home was hit by a long-range missile from Gaza this week, said although his family home was destroyed in the attack, “a lot of miracles happened” that ultimately spared the family from death.

Jewish and Pro-Israel Groups Applaud Trump Recognizing Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan

(Courtesy of JNS) Jewish and pro-Israel groups applauded U.S. President Donald Trump announcing on Thursday that the United States should recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights.

“After 52 years it is time for the United States to fully recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan

Elisheva Mirwis Is Terrific At Tiferet

Elisheva Mirwis is studying at Tiferet Center in Ramat Beit Shemesh. She grew up in Houston and moved to Teaneck at the age of 12. She attended Yeshivat Noam for middle school and Ma’ayanot for high school, where she was the captain of both the dance and basketball teams, as well as co-head of

Yerushalayim Torah Academy: A Yeshiva High School for English-Speaking Students

A family of new olim is only “as happy as its unhappiest child.” One of the greatest challenges to young families making aliyah is the adjustment of their children to the new world into which they were introduced. Children may rise to the occasion easily or find the new world confusing and challenging. For

Bring Lots of Socks and Try the Sabich… It’s Sababa!

Try everything and bring lots of socks, is the advice from foreign students at Naale Elite Academy’s high school boarding programs—a Jewish teenager’s opportunity to finish high school in Israel on full scholarship.

It may seem odd at first that teenagers travel abroad for a high school