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(JTA) — Long before COVID-19 arrived in Israel, devastating Israel’s Hasidic communities, the annual Lag b’Omer gathering at Mount Meron was a moment of release for Israel’s … more
(JTA) — At least 45 people were crushed to death and at least 150 wounded Thursday night in a stampede during a celebration that drew tens of thousands of haredi Orthodox Jews to the northern Israeli mountain village of Meron. more
Many Rhode Islanders spent over a week in April participating in programs centered on Israel, ranging from food, music, children and adult activities to a Netflix drama, the unfortunate … more
In “Pirkei Avot,” it states, “Your house should be open wide, and you should make the poor members of your household.” For many of us, our inclination is to help our … more
Rhode Islanders can join Israelis and Jews worldwide in celebrating Yom Ha’Zikaron, Israeli remembrance day, April 13-14, and Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Israeli independence day, April 14-15, with a … more
JTA – Following yet another Israeli election, voters are getting to know an unlikely kingmaker: Mansour Abbas, an Arab-Israeli lawmaker who might be the one to break Israel’s two-year … more
When Passover last year became the first Jewish holiday to take place since the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a global pandemic, Jews the world over struggled with novel … more
Israel is known for many things, including distilling drinkable water from the sea, but few know that Israel also distills whiskey. On March 11, Israeli Talia Garber will enlighten us with an Israeli … more
RootOne is an ambitious new initiative that aims to help bring tens of thousands of Jewish teens from the United States to Israel on immersive summer trips. Seeded by a $20-million gift from The … more
(JTA) – Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz said Dec. 1 that his party will back a bill crafted by the opposition in parliament to dissolve the government, likely sending Israel to its fourth … more
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