Rachel Neiman

#MazalTov“Leaving New Jersey to fulfill my lifelong dream of Aliyah (moving to Israel). 16 hours later, as an Israeli citizen, the cab dropped me off in front of my quarantine home. 14 days to contemplate my place in Jewish history. Feeling blessed to be able to live in our homeland. […]

Iconic.

In 1967, the Israeli paratroopers broke through Jerusalem in the 6-day-war ending decades of oppression against Jews in the Holy City. Here in this iconic photo, the three paratroopers who were photographed standing at the Western Wall are pictured together again 50 years later.Am Yisrael Chai! Happy #JerusalemDaySource: Getty Images

Eli Cohen.

55 years ago today, Eli Cohen was executed by the Syrian regime. Expelled from Egypt in 1956, Eli Cohen moved to Israel and joined Israeli intelligence, infiltrating the highest ranks of Syria’s military & political elite.His heroic efforts saved many Israeli lives over the years.He was executed in Syria on May […]

Meet Pinchas.

“I lost my family. Twice. First when I was 7 and the Nazis forced us out of our home. The last time I saw my mother was when we entered Auschwitz. After the war, I was taken to Marseille and from there to Israel. In 1948, when I was 14, […]

“I live in Israel now so that their sacrifices weren’t for nothing.”

“I am the first generation in my family that has both freedom from anti-Semitism and the opportunity to benefit from the continuous security and hope that Israel provides. My father spent his childhood under a military dictatorship in Argentina that despised Jews. My grandparents and great-grandparents went through the Holocaust […]

Mazal Tov x3

#MazalTov x3! After a difficult pregnancy, Beth Mengisto gave birth to triplets. She was so grateful to the professionals who treated her, Beth named the babies after her doctors: Yoav, Yinon and Eran. Source: The Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer 

Prayer.

In Israel, a Time to Pray Amid the COVID-19 Health Crisis: When MDA’s emergency medical team had a break, they stopped to pray, one member facing Mecca and the other Jerusalem. We are proud to protect and serve all the communities of Israel! Source: מגן דוד אדום – Magen David Adom

Beautiful.

The Bar Mitzvah is just a few weeks away and he was supposed to put on tefillin for the first time at the Western Wall. With #coronavirus changing plans everywhere, the event was cancelled. But mom figured out a way to get creative and bring the Western Wall into the house. ♥️ #MazalTov!

Friday March 13, 2020 in Jerusalem

Jerusalem Friday morning is usually bustling. This morning March 13, 2020 I walked the whole length of Jaffa Street, the main road of Jerusalem.  No voice. No visage.  Terem is empty Zion square is empty Caffe Ne’eman is emptyBen Yehuda is practically empty Coffee Bean is emptyMain Superpharm is empty (no alcohol gel)Kaffit […]

Ilan Ramon

“From space, Israel looks just like it is: very small and very beautiful” – Ilan Ramon 17 years ago on February 1st 2003, we lost Col. Ilan Ramon, an Israeli Air Force fighter pilot & Israel’s 1st astronaut for NASA. Ramon was the space shuttle payload specialist of STS-107, the […]

MLK

#MLK “I see Israel as one of the great outposts of democracy in the world, and a marvelous example of what can be done, how desert land can be transformed into an oasis of brotherhood and democracy.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Source: Israel Defense Forces