One’s birthday is often the very first date children learn, making it an integral part of how humankind marks time.
At the only living memorial, inscirbed with all the names of the 9/11 victims outside of the United States, KKL-JNF commemorated 17 years since the terrorist attacks that occurred at New York City’s World Trade Center and Arlington’s Pentagon at the hands of Al-Qaeda nihilists. Keren Kayemet LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund (KKL-JNF), Jewish National Fund-USA (JNF)… Read more »
Each day, elderly Israelis struggle with hunger, loneliness and poverty – and this population is growing. According to Yair Asaf-Shapira, researcher for the Jerusalem Institute, while the elderly population of Israel is lower than other countries due to Israel being a relatively young country, the percentage of elderly people compared to the general population is… Read more »
A typical eight-hour shift with Magen David Adom (MDA) begins by checking the ambulance. Making sure the equipment, drug kits and corpuls machine (an ECG and monitor device) is stocked and working can take around a half an hour – a very thorough check could mean the difference between life or death.
Chasya-Uriel Steinbauer, 44, sat on the floor of terminal four at John F. Kennedy International Airport earlier this summer with her two young children. She was minutes away from boarding a plane to Israel that would change the course of her family’s life; the Steinbauers were not just visiting Israel, but making Aliyah – immigrating to Israel.
While many read and study about the breads of the Beit Hamikdash (Temple) in the Bible, few have the opportunity to see – and even taste – them come to life. Situated in the Biblical land of the Shomron in Israel, Saidel’s Artisan Baking Institute holds yearlong workshops facilitating this epicurean opportunity for the whole family.
In Migdal Ha’Emek, a town in Israel’s North, social worker Dafna Hassan recently led a mother-daughter baking workshop at Ooga-Ooga Bakery. The workshop is part of Colel Chabad’s nutrition security program, designated by the Israeli government to take charge of eliminating hunger among Israel’s neediest.