Israeli Spacecraft ‘Beresheet’ Heads for the Moon Today!

🚀🇮🇱🌝 HISTORIC: Israeli spacecraft named ‘Beresheet’, which is Hebrew for Genesis, will be Israel’s first mission to the moon! The unmanned spacecraft is loaded with a time capsule that gives a glimpse into Israeli life past and present. Some of the items in the capsule include: a Holocaust survivor’s story, […]

Yaakov Weksler: At 35 He Discovered He is Jewish, Today He Celebrates His Bar Mitzvah

Last week, Yaakov Weksler (b. 1943) had his Bar Mitzvah in the Yad Vashem Synagogue. A former Polish Catholic priest, Yaakov (formerly Romuald Waszkinel) discovered at age 35 that he was in fact the son of Jews killed in the Holocaust. In the hopes of saving their infant son’s life, […]

“From space, Israel looks just like it is: very small and very beautiful” – Ilan Ramon

“From space, Israel looks just like it is: very small and very beautiful” – Ilan Ramon 16 years ago, 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 fatal […]

“My father’s Jewish, my mother’s Jewish, I am a Jew.” Daniel Pearl’s final words 17 years ago, February 1, 2002.

#WeRemember “My father’s Jewish, my mother’s Jewish, I am a Jew.” Daniel Pearl’s final words 17 years ago, February 1, 2002. The world has come to know Daniel Pearl as the Wall Street Journal reporter with American and Israeli citizenship who was kidnapped by Pakistani terrorists and murdered in Pakistan […]

Ohel Ya’akov Synagogue

Ohel Ya’akov Synagogue located in Zikhron Ya’akov, a town in the Haifa District of Israel, was established in 1886 by Baron Edmond James de Rothschild. Rothschild commissioned the construction of the synagogue in memory of his father Jacob Mayer de Rothschild. It was completed in 1884. The synagogue was built […]

WOW! Times 85

85 soldiers were walking through Jerusalem. Their commanding officer stopped at a falafel place and asked for 85 falafels… As he tried to pay, the store refused to accept his money. The officer said, you didn’t hear what I ordered. I ordered EIGHTY FIVE falafels. The store owner said – […]