The man had apparently been in some far-off part of the world–Morocco, I guessed, when two young Arabs approached him and told him to follow them. He realized they were armed and wanted to kill him.
This past Sunday, the US State Department leaked reports that the Israeli Air Force had hit multiple targets in Syria for the second time in 48 hours.
Ten years ago Israeli researchers developed technology that uses predatory insects to grow healthy vegetables. Rather than using toxic chemical sprays that are dangerous to people and the environment, the method, “integrated pest management” (IPM) takes advantage of the natural enemies of bugs and insects to “search and destroy.”
Yesterday, Erev Tisha B’Av, I found myself thinking that there are few things I more nervously anticipate than the day before a fast, It of course has to do with…
Setting apart one section of coral as a control group, he and his TAU team chose an area of diseased coral for testing. Sure enough, the injection stopped the bacteria…
An anti-Morsi poster. (WikiMedia Commons)
An anti-Morsi poster. (WikiMedia Commons)
The stunning developments in Egypt, the most populous Arab country and Israel’s largest neighbor, have many wondering how the Jewish state will be affected.
Thanks to John Chambers, the CEO of Cisco, the Start up Nation is about to become digital. It seems as though Israel has been chosen to be the recipient of a new and powerful fiber optic system and will showcase as the first example of an entire state going digital.
The MiNID communication device, which is the brainchild of Israel’s RAD Data Communications, came away with the top telecom product award at the 2013 NetEvents Technology Innovation Awards.
I met Anett Haskia, a woman I hadn’t previously heard of, on a pro-Israel Facebook page run by Cliff Pinto, a guy I’ve come to respect for his deep understanding of the Arab-Israeli conflict and love for the Jewish people.
In one more step towards boosting Israel’s economy, Prime Minister Netanyahu recently met with Chinese officials during a five-day state visit to the far East superpower.
If you have never spent Shabbat in Hevron, you have missed out on an incredibly intense experience of tefilah, history and devekut with the roots of our Nation.
This week we read Parshat Shlach. Finally, we have arrived at the conclusion of the story. We are heading home—to the place promised to Avraham Avinu so many generations ago.
Cafes are very popular in Israel, practically on every corner, because Israel has a definite coffee culture.
A short ride outside of Jerusalem, in the suburb of Ramat Motza, is a large building with the word, Yvel. Yvel is Levy spelled backwards and the home of the international jewelry company founded by Orna and Isaac Levy.
Residents of chutz l’aretz are usually surprised that I live in Tveria. They think Tveria is a resort city and great place to bring the family for vacation, especially during the Chaggim, but to live here…?
Zionist activists in Israel and abroad seem to have settled on a theme du jour for just about everything they say and do. “Israel is being unfairly treated by the world.” I see it in the news every day and it’s becoming a menace. Not because it’s not true but because it’s being misapplied.
Former PM Menachem Begin championed the doctrine of prevention and preemption when it came to Israel’s enemies. His 1981 strike on the Osirik nuclear plant is well-documented as one of the most daring raids by the Israeli Air Force.
After 15 years being closed, the Jerusalem Railway Station reopened May 14, 2013, before Shavuot, under the name, The First Station, for a full day of exciting, fun activities.
Rav Avraham Mordechai Alter, the Imrei Emes of Ger, (1866-1948). The son of the Sefas Emes and a great-grandson of the Chidushei HaRim, he was the third Rebbe in the Gur dynasty, the leader of over 250,000 chassidim in pre-WW II Poland. The Imrei Emes was instrumental in establishing and expanding Agudas Yisroel, and was at the forefront of strengthening the Jewish community of Eastern European.
One of the nicest and most distinct Israeli traditions is food. Jews coming from the Middle East and Far East, from Europe, Australia, South Africa, North and South America—all adopted the local cooking habits to their dietary laws and passed them on to their children. The cooking style of the countries where they lived came as part of their baggage when they made their way to Israel, and they blended with those who had come before them.
As the “Daily Mail” said, “Stephen Hawking is someone we admire.” Almost fully paralyzed and able to communicate only through a speech-generating device, his brilliant mind has illuminated the universe’s mysteries for all of humanity.