When Rivka experienced the pain of her twin sons wrestling in her womb, she went to seek G-d’s advice. Some say she went to Shem, son of Noach, while others say she went to a different prophet, perhaps even Avraham himself. But why didn’t she go to her own husband, […]
Photo: Rachel Sabbagh
“When I was five years old, my family and I immigrated to Israel from Iran. It was a dream of ours.”
Israel was in our blood, and despite our family living in Iran for generations, we were excited about the move. It was a fulfillment of a centuries-old desire to return to the land of our forefathers. We told everyone in Iran that we were going on vacation to Turkey, and […]
? In an effort to stop couples from adding Love Locks on the Brooklyn Bridge, some rather humorous signs have been posted.
A Love Lock is a lock that couples lock to a bridge to symbolize their love. I Love New York … and Lox
Dozens of American firefighters left their jobs and families to help Israel tame the fires that plagued the country last week.
While only some of the firefighters who flew in were Jewish, they all shared a love of Israel. “We’re just firefighters. When guys hear about a situation like this one, where the Israelis are working as hard as they can, they want to come help,” said Billy Hirth, a Protestant […]
Source: The Israel Project
France on Monday officially returned a 16th-century portrait, attributed to Joos van Cleve or his son, to the descendants of Hertha and Henry Bromberg, a German-Jewish couple who were forced to sell the work of art in Paris when they fled Germany before World War II. Source: The New York […]