Israel Jewish History

Jewish World Records

The Guinness Book of World Records has been the authority on the exact requirements for each record and with whom records reside for almost 70 years. It came about ...

Chabad Mobile Mitzvah Centers Israel

Chabad’s Mobile Mitzvah Centers conduct daily and weekly Jewish outreach activities throughout Israel. Nicknamed Mitzvah Tanks, they help soldiers, senior citizens and immigrants, educate children and care for the ...
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Israel and Semi-Citizenship

How would you like citizenship in Israel without making aliyah? It may just happen soon, well, at least semi-citizenship. Naftali Bennett, Israeli Jerusalem and Diaspora Affairs Minister recently said, ...

From Shepherd To Diplomat: Ishmael Khaldi’s Unique Story

Ishmael Khaldi’s story of transformation from modest roots to his triumph as Israel’s first Bedouin diplomat is told in his memoir A Shepherd’s Journey. Born into a traditional Bedouin ...
Education Israel

Examining Birthright’s Participants

Shira Kaiserman remembers her 2010 Taglit-Birthright Israel trip like it was yesterday. While the New Yorker’s group was visiting Mount Herzl, the guide told them the story of Hannah ...
Israel Technology

Smartphone Technology for the Blind

There are several reasons Israel trumps the competition in the startup world, according to Tzahi Weisfeld, senior director of Tel Aviv’s Microsoft global startup group. He credits a lot ...
Israel Technology

Israeli Innovations

When Israel was founded, it was a barren country with no natural resources, little water, and more than half of its land mass desert. The only thing the new ...

Leket Israel Feeding Israels Poor

From the outside, it looks like any other warehouse: imposing, gray and rectangular, with trucks idling outside and hundreds of crates stacked in the driveway.