This is the time period of Shavuot (June 12-13, 2016) Su‑M Festival of Weeks, commemorates the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai. Wishing you a Joyous Shavuot…! Ruth 2:12 “May a full reward be given you by the God of Israel under whose wings you have taken refuge.” Tonight as the sun sets here in…
Dear widows and orphans, Remembrance Day is almost here again. This year, just as every year, many citizens will attend heart-rending ceremonies at the country’s cemeteries to honor their loved ones who departed too soon while defending the Zionist dream, the Jewish state.
The citizens of Israel unite on this day behind the screen of sadness, while in the background are the many stories, perhaps too many, of the fallen heroes who gave their lives for their homeland and endangered themselves for all our sakes.
At least three homeless women were found to be living at Ben-Gurion Airport recently, with staff’s full knowledge and often with their help.
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According to a Channel 2 report on Sunday, the women eat, shower and sleep at the arrivals terminal at the airport. One of the woman landed in Israel a short time ago and has never left the airport.
Human nature is to desire to be self-sufficient. Most of us are uncomfortable being takers and prefer earning our own keep. If, due to dire circumstances, we find ourselves on the receiving end, our reaction is generally one of mortification.
The Torah is acutely sensitive to the precarious dynamic between patrons and their beneficiaries.
Every human being created in the “image of G-d” has a natural feeling of compassion for the poor and needy, including a natural desire to help them, Rabbi Kook writes. This being the case, why does the Torah command us to give charity?
Last week, Rabbi Amram Vaknin of Ashdod, Israel, who has become well-known for receiving spiritual messages from Heaven, was given a strong warning for the Jewish people.
Rabbi Vaknin routinely prays for the safety and security of the Jewish people with a group of his followers in holy places throughout Israel. Last week’s prayer gathering, the thirty-first the group has undertaken, was held at the cave of Elijah the Prophet in Haifa in northern Israel.
Guy Shahar who lives with his son Daniel in south west London wants to redefine the condition in a bid to change the way some parents understand their children.
He said that far from being a disability, autism is simply a condition of ‘profound sensitivity to emotional and sensory stimulus’, and that if they are properly understood and treated accordingly, autistic children have ‘astonishing potential’.
The rogue space rock entered our atmosphere and was luckily burnt up, sending shockwaves across Mexico where residents feared it was an earthquake or volcanic eruption.
The fireball was so bright, it lit up five different states and shook houses with loud explosions.
GHANA – Two outbreaks were reported in Greater Accra, and one each in Eastern and Central regions.
The outbreaks were of the H5N1 strain and affected mostly layers and chicks on farms.
Over 4000 birds died and another 21,000 were destroyed as a result of the outbreaks, which occurred during April.
Have you noticed that our planet has begun to shake, rattle and roll? Over the past few days we have seen major volcanic eruptions in Costa Rica and Indonesia, and according to Volcano Discovery more than 40 volcanoes around the planet are erupting right now as you read this article.