The Olympics and Israel-More Than Just Sports

The Olympics and Israel-More Than Just Sports By: Sharona The Olympics and Israel-More Than Just Sports While everyone has been busy watching an exciting Olympic games, Israel continues to reel from the politics of the … Read More

Thoughts on Iran

The rhetoric has reached new heights between Iran and Israel. Though this rhetoric has been tossed back and forth for a couple of years, it seems that people are sensing that the stakes are getting … Read More

Israel-Land of Innovation

Israel-Land of Innovation By: Sharona One side of Israel you never hear about is the innovation that has given Israel the nickname of “start up nation.” Israel is one of the most inventive nations in … Read More

The Rising Cost of Living in Israel

The Rising Cost of Living in Israel By:Melissa It’s not cheap to live in Israel. While Israel is one of the most technologically advanced societies in the Western world, it is also one of the … Read More

Gaza: Israel’s Ever-Present Front

Gaza: Israel’s Ever-Present Front By Melissa Operation: Pillar of Defense is officially over; Israel and Hamas have agreed to a cease-fire. What the exact terms are, and whether they will be adhered to, are yet … Read More

Is It Dripping with Honey?

By Tamar Afriat Here in Israel it must be Rosh Hashanah because the pomegranates are ripe. When we eat this traditional Rosh Hashanah fruit, we recite the blessing that our good deeds for the coming … Read More

The Festival of Shavuot (Pentecost)

by Baruch Parasha: Exodus 19:1-20:23 Maftir: Numbers 28:26-31 Haftarah: Ezekiel 1:1-28, 3:12 Many people are familiar with the term Pentecost and its relationship to the giving of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is eternal … Read More