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The Proclamation of Independence – How It Happened

The Proclamation of Independence – How It Happened

Today, our country and Jews around the world are celebrating the 76th anniversary of the independence of the state of Israel.
Day of Remembrance of the Fallen in Wars and Victims of Terrorism

Day of Remembrance of the Fallen in Wars and Victims of Terrorism

On May 12-13, Israel commemorates one of the most somber dates in the calendar of the Jewish state — the Memorial Day for the Fallen in Wars and Victims of Terrorism.
Day of Catastrophe and Heroism of the Jewish People

Day of Catastrophe and Heroism of the Jewish People

Today, May 5th, with the sunset and tomorrow, May 6th, Israel commemorates the Holocaust Remembrance Day and the Heroes of the Resistance (Yom HaShoah).
Passover: The Festival of Freedom and Unity

Passover: The Festival of Freedom and Unity

Passover is one of the main Jewish holidays.
The USA vetoed the resolution on recognizing Palestine as a UN member

The USA vetoed the resolution on recognizing Palestine as a UN member

On the night of April 19, a vote took place in the UN Security Council on a draft resolution for admitting Palestine as a full member of the organization.
Night strike on Israel successfully repelled

Night strike on Israel successfully repelled

For the first time in history, Iran directly attacked Israel.
Israeli scientists’ breakthrough: a new method of fighting cancer

Israeli scientists’ breakthrough: a new method of fighting cancer

Researchers from Ben-Gurion University in Be’er Sheva have developed an innovative nanopolymer that targets drugs directly to the blood vessels that feed tumors.
Eden Golan – the voice of Israel at Eurovision

Eden Golan – the voice of Israel at Eurovision

In May 2024, the Swedish city of Malmö will host the Eurovision Song Contest.
Happy Purim

Happy Purim

March 17th, the community center Kings Bay Y (Brooklyn, New York) hosted the Amazing Purim community celebration in partnership with NCSY and WZO Department for the Promotion of Aliya USA (hamentashen bake workshop & games for the children, educational program for teens and adults, and opportunity to pack, decorate, and deliver care packages for those […]
Aliyah Fair & Minister Ofir Sofer’s Visit to a Hebrew Ulpan

Aliyah Fair & Minister Ofir Sofer’s Visit to a Hebrew Ulpan

The initial Aliyah Fair in five years took place on Sunday, March 17, 2024, in London, graced by the presence of Minister of Aliyah and Absorption, MK Ofir Sofer, Israeli Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Mrs.
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