Keyword: Israel
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There are plenty of options for travel to Israel. Local synagogues organize trips. So do nonprofit organizations in the United States and around the world. Travel agencies put together trips, too. … more
In September 2015, I was offered the opportunity of a lifetime that turned into a life-changing experience.  The Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island organized a community leaders mission … more
Rabbi Yossi Laufer and Barbara Kenerson in Tel Aviv at WeWork (with one of the directors), an incubation center for tenacious, budding, creative entrepreneurs and inventors, who are challenging … more
Popular singer and PJ Library spokesman Rick Recht will perform a children’s concert in honor of Yom Ha-Atzmaut (Israeli Independence Day) at the Alliance’s Dwares Jewish Community … more
WASHINGTON (JTA) – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said Israel has a right to exist as a state, but stopped short of saying it should be recognized as a Jewish state. The remarks … more
JTA – One year after Israel’s establishment, in the dead of night, three students ascended a tower at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York and raised the Israeli … more
JTA – “I thought it was just going to be about falafel and hummus.” That was the perception of Israeli cuisine that filmmaker Roger Sherman had when he reluctantly decided to accompany his friend, the acclaimed Jewish cookbook writer Joan Nathan, on a food tour of Israel in 2010. But the reality exceeded his expectations. more
Most of us search for community in one way or another. One of the communities I’ve sought out in Israel is writers, both while getting a master’s degree in creative writing from Bar … more
WASHINGTON (JTA) – Sheldon Adelson's offer to help pay for the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem is getting a thumb's down from a range of observers who support the embassy's relocation. The … more
(Kveller via JTA) – I have three children. Three healthy, wonderful, grown-up children. I have a wonderful husband. And I have a father, a brother and sister-in-law, and other friends and … more
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