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Watch: NY Holocaust Survivor, 86, Returns to Auschwitz for First Time Yesterday

Video: https://youtu.be/SMW8pwu0OXo OSWIECIM, Poland, April 28 – Auschwitz-Birkenau survivor Bronia Brandman, 86, returned to the death camp yesterday for the first time since her liberation, accompanied by a delegation of Israel Defense Forces (IDF) officers and 40 Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) supporters from across the United States. A video of Brandman’s emotional […]

Blind Bnei Menashe Immigrant to Light Israel Independence Day Torch at Official State Ceremony

Dina Samte, 19, made Aliyah thanks to Shavei Israel and is the first Bnei Menashe member to receive this national honor JERUSALEM, May 1 – Dina Samte, a blind member of the Bnei Menashe Jewish community, which claims descent from one of Israel’s Lost Tribes, on Saturday celebrated being chosen for the honor of lighting […]

Over 1,200 to Celebrate Israeli War Heroes at FIDF National Gala

Friends of the IDF (FIDF) National NY Gala Dinner ‘A Night of Heroes’ New York Hilton Midtown – 1335 6th Ave., New York, NY Tuesday, March 14 at 5:30 p.m. NEW YORK, March 7 – More than ­­­1,200 leading business people and philanthropists from across the country will salute the brave soldiers and veterans from […]

NYS Senator Martin J. Golden presents Certificate of Appreciation to Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro At COJO of Flatbush Event

NYS Senator Martin J. Golden presents Certificate of Appreciation to Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro At COJO of Flatbush Event

Council of Jewish Organizations (COJO) annual legislative breakfast was held on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at the Kol Yaakov Hall in Brooklyn.  Several hundred dignitaries and friends joined to pay tribute to this year’s honorees for their staunch support for the community. Awards were presented to The honorable John J. Faso, US Congressman; Ms. Shawn […]

US Baptist Leaders Return From Christian-Jewish Bridge-Building Mission to Israel

US Baptist Leaders Return From Christian-Jewish Bridge-Building Mission to Israel

JERUSALEM, Feb. 21 – Fourteen U.S. Baptist leaders returned from Israel this week after learning about the Jewish state beyond the headlines and building Christian-Jewish bridges, in a mission, Feb. 13-20, organized by the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship). The Baptist leaders toured Christian and Jewish holy sites including the Western (Wailing) […]

Nice Jewish Community to Receive Security Upgrade to Defend Against Terror

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, World Jewish Congress to provide security upgrades in the wake of the deadly ISIS truck attack on Bastille Day, 2016 NICE, France, Feb. 22 – Six months after an ISIS terrorist plowed a truck into a Bastille Day crowd, killing 86 and wounding 434 people including five local […]

Photo: Parents of Both IDF Lt. Goldin and Victim of WTC Attack Visit 9/11 Memorial

Photo: Parents of Both IDF Lt. Goldin and Victim of WTC Attack Visit 9/11 Memorial

NEW YORK, Feb. 21 – The parents of Israel Defense Forces 2nd Lt. Hadar Goldin, who was killed in Gaza in 2014 during Operation Protective Edge and whose body is still being held by the Hamas terror group, visited the 9/11 Memorial in Manhattan today with the father and brother of Nancy Morgenstern, who was […]

Photos: Meet Yoav Fanai, 4, From Aizawl, India, Who Just Landed in Israel

TEL AVIV, Israel, Feb. 14 – The first 30 of 102 members of the Bnei Menashe Jewish community set to make Aliyah this week arrived at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport a few hours ago. The members of the Bnei Menashe are being brought on Aliyah this week by Shavei Israel, a Jerusalem-based nonprofit that […]

Over 1,200 to Celebrate Israel’s Heroes at FIDF NYC Gala

WHO: More than 1,200 supporters and guests from across the country will gather Tuesday, March 14, for the annual Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) National New York Gala Dinner at the New York Hilton Midtown in Manhattan. FIDF National President Peter Weintraub will chair the gala, which will salute the brave soldiers of […]

102 of India’s Bnei Menashe Lost Tribe Will Immigrate to Israel this Week

MIZORAM, India, Feb. 13 – One-hundred and two members of the Bnei Menashe Jewish community, which claims descent from one of Israel’s lost tribes, are being brought on Aliyah this week by Shavei Israel, a Jerusalem-based nonprofit that aims to strengthen ties between the Jewish people and descendants of Jews around the world. The 102 […]