David Rubinger, whose documentation of the history and people of the Jewish state earned him the title of "Israel's national photographer," passed away last week at the age of 92.
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During the playing of "Hatikvah," the Israeli national anthem, the nation's baseball team sported matching kippot, the traditional skullcaps worn by Jewish men.
Jews around the world will celebrate the festive holiday of Purim this weekend where people dress up in costume, have parties, and remember the story of Queen Esther and the villain, Haman. Usually, people make hamantaschen cookies to celebrate, which are shaped like Haman's ears. But this week, Joan Nathan, food columnist for Tablet Magazine, shows us how to make a treat to celebrate the hero of the story, Queen Esther.
Sergey was in first grade when he arrived at Fellowship-supported Tikva Children’s Home, which cares for homeless, abandoned, and abused Jewish children in Ukraine and neighboring regions of the former Soviet Union.
Today, International Women’s Day, is the perfect time to highlight some of the many projects The Fellowship supports in Israel and around the world to offer women the educational, spiritual, physical, and emotional assistance they need to live a full, healthy life.
Kaj Munk was a Lutheran pastor and playwright in Denmark who opposed - and was murdered by - the occupying Nazis during World War II.
A 4,000-year-old dolmen (a table-like stone structure) was found decorated with ancient art – making this dolmen the first discovered to have artwork displayed on its stone.
Israeli scientists know that different food combinations or meals affect people’s blood-sugar levels differently. But recently, researchers developed an app that will allow diabetics to prepare the healthiest meals based on their individual digestive system.
The Fellowship’s Yael Eckstein spoke at the Knesset’s (Israeli parliament’s) Committee for Aliyah, Absorption, and the Diaspora this morning at their meeting to discuss “Overcoming Anti-Semitism in the U.S.” While most of the speakers focused on the rising tide of anti-Semitism, Yael spoke about the Christian friends who are standing strong with the Jewish community in these difficult times.
The crowd gathered for a funeral in Israel recently was a wonderful testament to the Israeli spirit. The funeral was for Hilde Nathan, a Holocaust survivor from the Canary Islands. Her dying wish was to be buried in Israel next to her mother. And while Hilde didn’t really know anyone in Israel, her funeral drew a crowd of more than 200 – all but one of them strangers.