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#JewishDayOfRage Challenge – Understand ‘Charedim’ and Stop Bashing Them

#JewishDayOfRage Challenge – Understand ‘Charedim’ and Stop Bashing Them

(Make sure to subscribe to the IsraelB newsletter for the latest happening in our community) Today has been coined, the ‘Jewish Day of Rage’ by certain sectors within the Charedi community, and as a result, on social media a considerable amount of ‘Charedi bashing’ has been taking place using the hashtag, #JewishDayofRage. I literally have […]

By October 19, 2017 Read More →
Shlomo Rechnitz: Keep your views on Liberal Orthodoxy and the army in America; They have no relevance in Israel

Shlomo Rechnitz: Keep your views on Liberal Orthodoxy and the army in America; They have no relevance in Israel

(Make sure to subscribe to the IsraelB newsletter for the latest happening in our community) As a supporter of Torah institutions, as defined a, ‘Gvir’ I have every respect for R’Shlomo Yehuda Rechnitz. I also was impressed by his outspoken speech last year, when he berated the Lakewood Yeshiva system for its elitism and the […]

By October 18, 2017 Read More →
#MeToo: Sexual Harassment and Judaism – By Rabbis Yoni Rosensweig and Johnny Solomon

#MeToo: Sexual Harassment and Judaism – By Rabbis Yoni Rosensweig and Johnny Solomon

(Make sure to subscribe to the IsraelB newsletter for the latest happening in our community) #MeToo – Two Rabbis wrote about Sexual Harassment and Judaism and I wanted to share their thoughts. R’Yoni Rosensweig: I remember the first time a woman told me she’s afraid to walk home at night, and that it’s a very […]

By October 16, 2017 Read More →
UPDATE – Current Delays at Ben Gurion

UPDATE – Current Delays at Ben Gurion

(Make sure to subscribe to the IsraelB newsletter for the latest happening in our community) Delays at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International Airport worsened Monday morning, after hundreds of workers received notice that they were fired. Passengers at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International Airport on Monday morning reported prolonged delays in plane departures and cargo […]

By October 16, 2017 Read More →
#ShabbatProject – Aim Higher than Challah Baking and Entertainment; Engage in Real Jewish Education

#ShabbatProject – Aim Higher than Challah Baking and Entertainment; Engage in Real Jewish Education

(Make sure to subscribe to the IsraelB newsletter for the latest happening in our community) Most of us like eating Challah and having a good laugh. We enjoy being entertained and listening to jokes and comedians. Indeed the Talmud relates how certain Rabbis used humour and jokes to engage with their audiences. But, the humour […]

By October 16, 2017 Read More →
#ShabbatProject – Reach Beyond Challah Baking and Engage in Jewish Education/ Learning Too!

#ShabbatProject – Reach Beyond Challah Baking and Engage in Jewish Education/ Learning Too!

(Make sure to subscribe to the IsraelB newsletter for the latest happening in our community) Most of us like eating Challah and having a good laugh. We also enjoy that feeling of community. I remember Rabbi Sacks once saying that communities are like a cold bed on a winter night- The more you warm it […]

By October 15, 2017 Read More →
Overcoming the ‘Post Chagim’ Blues

Overcoming the ‘Post Chagim’ Blues

Make sure to subscribe to the IsraelB newsletter for the latest happening in our community. Sivan Rahav Meir posted these useful guidelines  of how to overcome the post chagim blues and I wanted to share: אחרי החגים שמח! הנה שלוש עצות של הרב יוני לביא, ליום הכי מלא בהבטחות ובתכנונים שיש לנו בכל השנה: 1. […]

By October 15, 2017 Read More →
Bet Shemesh accident – Levaya Details of Berachyahu Yitzchak Suslovich z”l / Tehilim for injured.

Bet Shemesh accident – Levaya Details of Berachyahu Yitzchak Suslovich z”l / Tehilim for injured.

Click on here for details of erev chag road accident. Levaya Details: Baruch Dayan HaEmet  Yeshivat Har Etzion regrets to inform you of the tragic passing of  Berachyahu Yitzchak Suslovich z”l,  beloved son of our alumnus Avrum (1993) and Adina Suslovich  The funeral will take place tomorrow at 11am at the Beit Shemesh Municipal Cemetery (near Cheftziba, […]

By October 12, 2017 Read More →
Jerusalem March – Road Closures and Bus Detours

Jerusalem March – Road Closures and Bus Detours

Make sure to sign up for the  IsraelB newsletter for the latest of what’s happening in Israel and the Jewish World. Tuesday, Oct 10th is the Jerusalem March. For route – Click on here. Here are details of road closures and bus detours: Road Closures: Tuesday, 10 Tishrei, 10/10/2017 – The Jerusalem March The march will be […]

By October 9, 2017 Read More →
Female friendly – Chol Hamoed Shacharit minyanim

Female friendly – Chol Hamoed Shacharit minyanim

Make sure to sign up for the  IsraelB newsletter for the latest of what’s happening in Israel and the Jewish World. I was asked what female friendly shacharit minyanim are on over chol hamoed. Here you go – Pls email me-benjysinger@israelb.org with more on I can add. Katamon Shteiblech, corner of Hamatzor and Hachish, top floor at […]

By October 5, 2017 Read More →