Israelis Donate Hair to Cancer Patients

Photo credit: Courtesy of Zichron Menachem

Over 200 hair salons across Israel took part in the annual nationwide drive to collect hair for the Zichron Menachem Cancer Support in Israel in partnership with Pantene Products Israel.  From Kfar Tapuach to Herzliyah and from Arad to Haifa, women and girls donated their hair locks at hair salons

Baruch Dayan Haemet

With sadness we inform you of the passing of Mrs Helen Deutsch ob’m, [wife of Sam Deutsch and matriarch of her family] The funeral will take place today, Friday, November  28, 12:30 pm at Mt Sinai Cemetery, 5950 Forest Lawn Drive, 90068. May G-d console the Deutsch family, together with all those that

Israel’s 2014 Cruise Ship Tourist Numbers Affected By….Operation Pillar of Defense

Photo credit: Israel Ministry of Tourism. Old City of Jaffa at night, overlooking the water.

In 2014, cruise ship traffic to Israel decreased by almost two-thirds in comparison with the year before. A cruise ship that docked in Ashdod during Operation Protective Edge was hit by shrapnel from a rocket. The AIDAdiva, a cruise ship with a capacity of 2,050 passengers and run by AIDA

Shabbat Vaytetze: Candle Lighting Times

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November 28, 2014-6 Kislev 5775 Shabbat Vaytetze Candle Lighting Times Los Angeles: 4:26 pm New York: 4:12 pm Miami Beach: 5:10 pm Jerusalem:4:17 PM

Jewbellish The News: Thanksgiving Edition


Jewish Thanksgiving and Obama’s Chinese Fashion — This week on Jewbellish The News: Why Jews are excited about Thanksgiving this year; Obama’s clothing in China, Ambulances in Queens New York and Jewbellish weather.

Israel’s Ambassador Statement at the UNGA


Ambassador Prosor’s Statement at the UNGA on the Question of Palestine “Today’s debate is not about speaking for peace or speaking for the Palestinian people – it is about speaking against Israel.” Ambassador Prosor’s remarks at the UN General Assembly as part of the international day of solidarity with the

Baruch Dayan Haemet

BARUCH DAYAN HAEMES LEVAYA TODAY 1PM It is with great sadness that we inform the community of the passing of Rabbi Eliyahu Stewart Levaya at 1:00 pm at Shaarei Tefilah The Burial will be at Mt. Carmel Cemetery. [6501 E Gage Ave. Commerce, Ca. 90040] Shiva will be held at

Ferguson: Why Everyone Is Angry

A woman holds a sign reading "We are Michael Brown" in Ferguson amid police presence.
Photo Credit David Broome, UPI

There are several reasons why people are angry with the Michael Brown verdict. Some may be disturbed of the death of an unarmed civilian by a police officer, while others feel that had it not been for Mr. Brown’s race, a different outcome might have occurred. In my opinion, there

Beth Jacob Dedicates Ambulance


In response to Israel’s Operation Protective Edge, and amid grief over the kidnapping and murders of Naftali Fraenkel, Gilad Shaer and Eyal Yifrach, Hy”d, the Beth Jacob leadership consulted with American Friends of Magen David Adom, and decided to raise the funds necessary to sponsor a new advanced ambulance in

mazel tov engagement

 MAZAL TOV!                                   Mazal tov to Mima Vanounou and Yitzchak Isaac halevy Rosenfeld upon their engagement. Mazal tov to the Lisbon, Rosenfeld and Vanounou families.