Chasya-Uriel Steinbauer, 44, sat on the floor of terminal four at John F. Kennedy International Airport earlier this summer with her two young children. She was minutes away from boarding a plane to Israel that would change the course of her family’s life; the Steinbauers were not just visiting Israel, but making Aliyah – immigrating to Israel.
As the olim (immigrants to Israel) hugged and kissed their loved ones goodbye at their JFK airport send-off ceremony, Fass told the immigrants, “We’ve been born into a generation in which the State of Israel is a given and sometimes we are numb to the miraculous times we live in.”
Festivities continuing in the evening at Times Square with music by Israeli singer Shiri Maimon and DJ Omri Anghel.
The event focused on solidifying Israel’s connection to her ancestral heartland and building bridges for peace.
Tayseer Abu Sneineh, a convicted Palestinian terrorist who killed six Israeli yeshiva students, was elected mayor of the city of Hebron Saturday.
Brazil’s Senate on Thursday morning voted to impeach and suspend President Dilma Rousseff, who will now face a trial manipulating the country’s finances in 2014.
After a long political battle over a controversial diplomatic appointment which deeply embittered relations between Israel and Brazil, Israel has backed down.
Is it possible to look into the Zika virus and see God’s Hand at work? Rabbinic scholar and popular lecturer Rabbi Mendel Kessin thinks so.
The new embassy is the PA’s first diplomatic mission in the Western Hemisphere.
f Brazil doesn’t accept former settler leader Dani Dayan as its Israeli ambassador, it won’t get any ambassador at all, said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday.