What a cool story! Thanks Chagit Shmargad for posting this!
Itamar Eichner, Published by ynetnews.com
Barak Argov, 19, the son of an Israeli father and an American mother has decided to leave the paradise in which he is leaving – Hawaii – and immigrate to Israel in order to join the Israel Defense Forces.
NEW YORK (JTA) — The American Jewish population is larger than suspected, according to new estimates compiled by Brandeis University.
The suburban Boston university’s Steinhardt Social Research Institute is estimating that there are some 6.5 million people in the United States who are either Jewish by religion or who self-identify as Jewish. The figure represents a 20 percent increase in the number of Jews since 1990. Continue reading
The tax provision offers nonprofit organizations a wonderful opportunity to engage with donors between now and the end of the calendar year. There are several important points that charities and donors interested in this provision must be aware of: Continue reading
JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli teenager was injured when a Kassam rocket fired from the Gaza Strip exploded near a kindergarten in a western Negev kibbutz.
In addition to the 14-year-old girl, who was on her way to school, an adult living on Kibbutz Zikim near Ashkelon also was hurt by shrapnel from the blast. Four others were treated for shock, according to a statement from the Israeli military.
Ten children were in the kindergarten when the rocket struck about 20 feet away. Continue reading