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Hungarian Jews examine long-lost identity, and a JCC is there to help them
The JCC Budapest, called the Balint House, was founded in 1994 after the fall of the Iron Curtain. It has so far made connections with 20,000 to 30,000 newly discovered Jews through events and programs.
In teaching English to Hebrew-speaking kids, educators learn their own lessons
Masa Israel Teaching Fellows offer college students from North America the chance to build skills, gain experience, learn about Israel and its citizens, and hopefully, become Jewish leaders of the future.
Music to their ears? Entertainment industry group works to thwart cultural efforts of BDS movement
“Boycotts do not cause peace. Boycotts cause more division among people. More polarization,” says the New York director of Creative Community for Peace, which supports artists and encourages artists to perform in Israel.
Every day for Israel’s newest young immigrants will be a ‘momentous’ one
Mindy Klein, the wife of New York Yankees president Randy Klein, offered some words of advice to teen olim arriving via Nefesh B’Nefesh.
Latest lone soldiers: Group of North Americans fly to Israel, their new home
Mothers and fathers talked about the bittersweet feelings of having their children move to Israel, but they all expressed “1,000 percent” pride (in the words of one father) regarding the future of their sons and daughters as Israeli soldiers defending the State of Israel.
Goodbye, Ben’s Best! Doors shut on iconic New York Jewish deli
Its closing on June 30 leads to a question people hunger for: Why are there so few Jewish delicatessens left in the Big Apple?
‘Girl Meets Farm’: Food Network to feature urban-country cuisine from Jewish-Chinese chef
Jewish cuisine is one of the biggest influences in Yeh’s cooking. One reason is that because she lives on a farm, she no longer has the luxury of going to a local store and buying herself a Jewish-inspired meal. If she wants one, she must make it from scratch.
Multi-sensory exhibit explores Yemenite Jewish culture and history
The American Sephardi Federation’s “The Teimani Experience” features rare photographs, religious items, wedding jewelry, clothing, fragrances, music and more.
‘70 and Sababa’: Tens of thousands in New York cheer Israel’s anniversary with signs, song and wonder
The 54th annual “Celebrate Israel” parade in New York City on Sunday drew tens of thousands of people, who waved blue-and-white flags and sang Hebrew songs in support of Israel.
Jerusalem Post Conference 2018 focuses on Israel’s enemies, turmoil and its successes
Much of the conversations focused on foreign relations and the current hot beds in the world, including North Korea, Syria and Iran.
Roseanne Barr on Israel, BDS, Natalie Portman, the U.S. embassy and Jewish food
“I still have the fantasy of being an old Jewish lady living in the Jewish homeland. Someday, I will do it.”
At Mar-a-Lago, Christians and Jews celebrate Israel, unity and a strong partnership
Hundreds of supporters of the Jewish state gather to note 70 years of progress in all aspects of the nation at a gala evening hosted by the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews. While Trump could not be there, a number of dignitaries addressed the crowd.
Breaking down decades of barriers, IDF operation helps wounded Syrians
The Israel Defense Forces provides medical staff and treatment to a politically and militarily belligerent nation next door that’s deep in the throes of a civil war and humanitarian crisis. They do so because it’s the right thing to do.
An effort to infuse more about Israel into Jewish summer camp
A year-round process has camp leaders implementing and analyzing courses of action to make Israel more relevant to young people’s lives.
To boldly go
All spaced out: Exhibit boldly goes where Jews go . . . into the final frontier
From Leonard Nimoy to ancient rabbis: “Jews in space” exhibit details a like-minded preoccupation with astronomy and science fiction.