By Rabbi Pesach Sommer Among the biggest mistakes that a parent can make, at least in their child’s eyes, is to suggest to your son a daughter that they play with someone who is of a different age. I know, because I’ve tried. The response is always the same. “I can’t. He/she is in a [...]
Maybe, it was because—for no apparent reason—I found myself humming “If I Were a Rich Man” the other day. So, here are the Top 10 Factoids about that enduring musical, Fiddler on the Roof.
The Benoth Jerusalem school of Antwerp, Belgium, an Ultra-Orthodox, girls-only public school, faced a major shift in their demographic this week when they were forced to add two boys to their student roster, after a judge ruled that Belgian schools may not discriminate against potential students on the basis of gender. The legal decision was [...]
Our first Top 10 List of 2013 kicks off with memorable quotes from the amazingly brilliant and prolific (mostly) sci-fi writer, Isaac Asimov.
By Rea Bochner, WrittenByRea.com You know those wafer-thin ubermodels you see looking sulky and malnourished on magazine covers, in commercials, and on the monstrous billboards of Times Square? Well, in Israel, they’re outlaws. As of the first of the year, any model with a body-mass index lower than 18.5 is legally banned from appearing in [...]
It has been another momentous year for Jewish athletes, and picking a Top 10 was not an easy task. So, who captured the Bagels and Jocks No. 1 spot this year?
On Wednesday night December 18th, Dmitry Salita’s Star of David Promotions will present a special night of boxing that that will feature International and local prospects In the featured bout, 2011 AIBA, Amateur boxing world champion, European Champion & Ukrainian 2012 Olympian Ievgen Khytrov will make his long anticipated pro debut in a Super Middleweight [...]
Do you love golf? Do you love Israel? Caesarea Golf Club features a world championship Pete Dye course in the country you love. Combine your passions. Join players from all over the world at Ezer Mizion’s fourth annual Golf Classic in Caesarea on November 25, 2013. Enjoy a fabulous day on the green and benefit [...]
The small West African nation of Guinea-Bissau is making waves at the 2013 Maccabi Games. An official delegation from the country is using the games to bring awareness and raise money to combat malaria in the poverty stricken region. Team Guinea-Bissau is competing in basketball, lawn bowling and badminton at the third largest international competition [...]
The Jew in the City Second Annual “Top 10 Orthodox Jewish All Stars” Awardees and Red Carpet event will take place on Sunday, November 24th in New York City New York, NY, October 16, 2013 – U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Nobel Laureate Robert Aumann are among ten individuals who have been named 2013 Orthodox Jewish [...]
Today’s Top 10 ranks the songs from the amazing, timeless musical, Fiddler on the Roof. This task was so overwhelming that I needed to take a couple weeks off before contemplating it. Play the songs, debate your own rankings and try not to sing along, smile and shed a tear or two. Impossible?
Four days and counting down to Super Bowl XLVII, we’re nearing the climax of the NFL season. This happy occasion (for some?) inspired today’s Wordapod.
SCRA and the Israeli Industry Center for R&D (MATIMOP) jointly released the initial Request for Proposals (RFP) in support of a collaborative industrial research and development program established in an agreement between the Government of the State of South Carolina and the Government of the State of Israel, which was signed last month by Secretary [...]
Israeli-founded companies are having a dramatically positive impact on the Massachusetts economy in terms of job growth and economic activity – and those contributions will continue to grow significantly in the future, according to the results of a new study released today by the New England-Israel Business Council (NEIBC) with support from Combined Jewish Philanthropies. [...]
INE Ventures, LLC recently launched INE Ventures Fund I, to co-invest seed capital in Israeli technology startups with a selection of trusted venture capital partners to relocate portfolio company founders to Philadelphia and New York City to help them penetrate the U.S. market and turn into growing multinational companies. INE Ventures will provide its portfolio [...]
TEL AVIV INTERNATIONAL SALON – Top Decision Makers Speaking With TLV Young Professionals Presents: Ambassador Michael Oren: Former Israeli Ambassador to the United States of America – Author of Six Days of War & on JPost’s list of 10 most influential Jews in the world Date: Monday, December 16th, 2013, 7:30pm-10:00pm Venue: Shamayim, 41 Melchet Street,Tel Aviv [...]
Former US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Israeli Minister Silvan Shalom and others attended a gala dinner at New York’s Waldorf Astoria Hotel on November 19th at which the World Jewish Congress honored the writer and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Elie Wiesel and his wife, Marion, with the organization’s Theodor Herzl Award for their [...]
by Hillel Fendel and Chaim Silberstein of Keepjerusalem.org Israel‘s Minister of the Economy Naftali Bennett made a great hit the other day on CNN, before possibly tens of millions of viewers around the world, when he pulled out a 2,000-year-old coin to prove the Jewish People’s ancient links with the Land of Israel. CNN’s Christiane [...]