Eighty-year-old Cecilia worried when her city informed her she needed to evacuate from her home to escape the wildfires spreading across Israel. Cecilia didn’t know how she would flee her home with her debilitating physical condition – and she felt trapped.
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This week’s Torah portion is called Vayetze, which means “and he left.” The portion could have just as easily been called Vayelech, “and he set out,” and indeed later on down the line we do encounter another reading with that title. But this week’s reading isn’t about going places: It’s about knowing when to leave them.
The atmosphere is important when dining out, which is why our friends at Israel21c created a list of restaurants in Israel that have spectacular views. You can try delicious Israeli cuisine while also looking at some of Israel’s most iconic and amazing sites.
Seventy-eight years ago today, a train full of 200 children from a Jewish orphanage in Berlin arrived in Harwich, Great Britain. It was the first convoy in what came to be known as Kindertransport. Kindertransport (children’s transport) was a series of rescue missions that relocated thousands of Jewish children under the age of 17 from Nazi Germany to Great Britain. Carried out between 1938 and 1940, Kindertransport moved more than 10,000 children out of Nazi territory – first from Germany and then also from Austria, Czechoslovakia, and Poland – and placed them in foster homes, hostels, schools, or farms throughout Great Britain.
Ilona Feher was a world-renowned violinist who survived the Holocaust and made aliyah (immigrated) to Israel to become an equally famous violin teacher.
On the morning the wildfires spread across Israel, 82-year-old Ira was out exercising. When she returned home at 10am, the fire was already several blocks from her home and her neighbors were already evacuating. Learn more about Ira and how The Fellowship helps individuals like her cope with the devastation of Israel's fires.
The Fellowship's Jeff Kaye visits the home of a family who has been displaced by the recent wildfires in Israel -- and shares how The Fellowship is offering much-needed help.
Our friends at The Nosher show us how to make a popular Israeli treat: bourekas! You can find bourekas everywhere in Israel – from coffee shops to breakfast diners. And the filling varies from sweet to savory. Try this delicious spinach cheese recipe today.
Yael discusses how we must take what God has given us and raise it back up to Him.
Students excavating in the city of Yehud found a rare jug from the Middle Bronze Age featuring a small human sculpture.