Check out the ‘Telfie Wall of Fame’ proudly displayed at Camp Simcha. Throughout the summer campers and staff alike would add photos to the #Telfie wall (which were too many to fit into one pic!). So here are just a few photos from Camp Simcha’s ‘Telfie Wall of Fame’ to mine. #Tefillin #Selfie #Telfie
Jerome Silberman (June 11, 1933 – August 29, 2016), known professionally as Gene Wilder, was an American stage and screen comic actor, screenwriter, and author. He was best known for his roles in ‘Willie Wonka’ and Mel Brooks classics. May his memory be a blessing
“I grew up in the Mellah and as a child large groups of Jews would visit the synagogue. I was curious about them and I would say Shalom to them with a big smile… . One day, I met an old blind Jewish man named David Perez who lived near […]
Source: Humans of Jerusalem by Simcha Elazar Jessel.
On this day of celebration, may Hashem send each of us who have yet to meet our soulmate, joy and clarity in finding and marrying our true love! #lovebirds Source: Gitty Salomon.
More than 70 years after Sigi and Hanka Siegreich laid eyes on each other in a Nazi slave-labour camp, the couple still make each other weak at the knees. The doting couple, aged 91 and 93, have already had their gravestones prepared, side by side, for when they leave this […]
Tisha B’av is an annual fast day in Judaism which commemorates the destruction of the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem and the subsequent exile of the Jews from the Land of Israel. Hardship is an amazing thing in Jewish History, it strengthens us in what feels like the most […]
Egyptian judo fighter Islam El Shehaby was loudly booed at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after his first-round loss to Israel’s fifth-ranked Or Sasson, when El Shehaby refused to shake Sasson’s hand, in a major breach of judo etiquette. Sasson defeated El Shehaby with two throws for an automatic victory, with about a minute and a half remaining in the bout.
FIRST TIME PUTTING ON TEFILLIN #TELFIE: Hershel learned in cheder in Warsaw. The war broke out right before his bar mitzvah and he NEVER got to put on tefillin. Today, 77 years later, 2 Lubavitch bochrim roaming Germany finally caught up with him some 150 miles near Frankfurt. He now has a Mezuzah on his door too.
“When I was born, my Godfather was the holy Baba Sali. He named me Shimon after Rabbi Shimon Bar Yokhai, and blessed me that I would always have the strength to do the right thing even when everyone else wasn’t. I fought in all the big wars, first as a […]
Fabien Gilot won a silver medal with his team this Monday in the men’s freestyle relay finals at the 2016 Rio Olympics. As the grandson of a Holocaust survivor, Fabien tattooed his arm in tribute to his late grandfather. “אני כלום בלעדיהם” “I am nothing without them”
Meet Captain Smadar Shechter & First Officer Meirav Schwartz; both are pilots for Israel’s EL AL אל על Airlines. Recently, they made history.
For the first time ever, a commercial flight’s cockpit consisted only of women. In a region females cannot vote or drive, Israel once again proves to be in the forefront of gender equality and rights. #GirlPower #ElAl #Israel Source: Jewish Chick
11 years ago, today, I said goodbye to everything that I knew. I said goodbye to all the friends I had ever had. I left the only home I had ever known. And with my family, I went toward the unknown. We boarded a plane with hundreds just like us, […]
“I’m so excited for the 2nd annual Omri Casspi Foundation trip to Israel. Our group this year sharing Celebrities from different platforms – NBA, WNBA, UFC, Hollywood, so we can reach the most diverse populations, and show to the world – how beautiful our Israel really is. אני מאוד נרגש […]
Where I was born. Where I ate my first Popsicle and used a proper toilet for the first time. Where some of my 18-year-old friends spend their nights in bunkers sleeping with their helmets on. Where security guards are the only jobs in surplus. Where deserts bloom and pioneer stories […]