PepsiCo set to buy Israeli Company, SodaStream for $3.2 Billion Monday morning business news opened with Pepsi’s announcement to buy SodaStream. So what is SodaStream? SodaStream is an innovative device that turns water into a delicious carbonated water/soda. All you need to do is fill your bottle with water, attach […]
Did you know? There are approximately 5,000 Jews living in India. The Indian Jewish community always had the unique ability to blend into the local culture of the region while keeping to the Jewish traditions and customs. In the photo, an Indian Synagogue in Mumbai. Photo: Moshe Milner, Government Press […]
#TBT Golda Meir on the cover of TIME Magazine, September 19, 1969.
“Hi! I am originally from Venezuela. I follow your page and love its content. My family was not religious (even though my grandparents are survivors of Aushwitz). We are raising our chidren more religious and it fills me up with pride knowing what my grandparents went through to know we […]
“Yesterday I traveled by myself to the Grand Canyon to blow the shofar and recite special prayers for the month of Elul on behalf of our congregation. I was so awed by the sacred space that I blasted the shofar with all my might. Next thing you know a man […]
Just received this message ♥️ When I was in Israel a few weeks ago, I had shared on Humans of Judaism that I was going to the Western Wall and anyone that wanted me to pray for them should send their names. The response was overwhelming and the experience was […]
#MazalTov “Luna, you’re a real badass! You brought great respect to our country ” – Benjamin Netanyahu – בנימין נתניהו Last week, Luna Korlima Chemtai Salpeter made history by becoming the first Israeli to win a gold medal in the European Athletics Championships. Luna won the women’s 10,000-meter run, which […]
This is incredible! “At this moment, in this place, there is no greater pride and triumph than standing here in uniform as an officer in the Israel Defense Forces. From the Right: my great-grandfather, Ze’ev and great-grandmother Hadassah, and their two children, Yosef and Arieh, at the entrance to the […]
✡️ #shavuatov #chodeshtov Good Week, Good Month! #Elul Today is the first day of the Jewish month of Elul. This is the last month of the Jewish year, which leads us to Rosh Hashanah, the New Year. Wishing everyone a great month ahead of a wonderful year. Source: Power of […]
🕍 The Portuguese Synagogue is a late 17th-century Sephardic synagogue in Amsterdam, completed in 1675. The Amsterdam Sephardic community was one of the largest and richest Jewish communities in Europe during the Dutch Golden Age, and their very large synagogue reflected this. The synagogue remains an active place of worship […]
✡️ #brothers Source: Sharon Gabay – Art Photographer
Greetings from Iceland! Source: Jewish Chick
Love this HistoryMiami Museum exhibit, “South Beach, 1974-1990: Photographs of a Jewish Community,” captures the time when the area was predominantly Jewish. The Miami Beach building that was home to the legendary nightclub Mansion and performances by Rick Ross and Deadmau5 was once a vaudeville theater known for its Yiddish […]
“When my father, Osher Lehmann was liberated from Bergen Belsen in 1945 at the age of 11-1/2, he was an orphan with no parents. His two sisters survived the war with him. My dad was born and raised in Amsterdam, Holland in a Torah observant home. Today, my father is […]
🇮🇱🕺🏿 The @idf gets in on the #kikichallenge 🎥 @orel_13cohen @idflover 🌎 Israel 📰 Everyone Has A Story, What's Yours? 📧 firstname.lastname@example.org 📱 www.humansofjudaism.com #⃣ #humansofjudaism #inmyfeelings @champagnepapi A post shared by Humans of Judaism (@humansofjudaism) on Aug 5, 2018 at 6:37am PDT
“Hi, my name is faigy. I’m 20 years old from New Jersey. Almost 3 years ago I moved to Israel after falling in love with the land while on vacation here. I joined the army a year and a half ago. I serve as a combat soldier in the 41st […]
The Bolshaya Bronnaya Synagogue in Moscow was opened in 1883. It was a private synagogue founded by a successful businessman, millionaire Lazar Solomonovich Polyakov who was the head of the Jewish community in Moscow. The synagogue was initially an ordinary Moscow house. It was bought by Polakov and reconstructed by the […]
This Holocaust Survival Story is Amazing and Badass
Met in the ghetto They courted through war Buried his father Fate still unsure Marching through death Fighting past fear Walking and walking on Nothing was clear Slated for death More than just once Stood up starvation With barely a chance A wedding dress borrowed No socks, old or new […]
Last night was the longest total lunar #eclipse of 21st century! 🌚#bloodmoon @noaross Source: @stateofisrael — at Negev Desert, Israel.
This story makes my heart happy ♥️ “It was 1999. I had been living in Israel for 4 years I had tried my hand at the Jerusalem singles scene for two years and then in Tel Aviv for two. I was riding my bike home from work one day when […]
#shavuatov Last week was an incredible trip, I can’t wait to head back to Israel again in November 💙Check out this beautiful shot of Hertzliya, Israel #takemeback Photo: Joseph Waks — at The Ritz-Carlton, Herzliya.
July 27, 2018 I just spent 2 days in Israel and here’s why. A few weeks ago, I was fortunate enough to have been invited on the Nefesh B’Nefesh July charter flight. Founded in 2002, the mission of Nefesh B’Nefesh (NBN) is to make the Aliyah (moving to Israel) process easier, facilitate the […]
🌹Happy #TuBav Tu B’Av, ט”ו באב, the fifteenth of the month of Av is celebrated as a holiday of #love.
Click here and press play to listen to the complete interview. What an incredible show today from the Nefesh B’Nefesh flight! Check out the other guests from the flight, here is a link to the full show: http://bit.ly/2JVswhf Some of today’s incredible guests included (in no specific order): Tony Gelbart with Rabbi […]
Of course the first stop on my trip to Israel had to be my favorite place in the entire world, the Western Wall. It occurred to me that this might be a good opportunity to connect with Humans of Judaism followers. The thought was to go live at the Western Wall […]
Seventy-one years ago, Holocaust survivor Rabbi Aaron Brander (originally from Rimanov Poland) came from the Ulm Sedan Kaserne Displaced Persons Camp to the USA with all of his belongings packed into one seven pound, US-army issue suitcase, made of light green metal. Yesterday, his son Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander, brought […]