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Israel’s economy grows in third quarter beyond expectations

Israel’s economy grows in third quarter beyond expectations

The economy grew at a 4.1% annual clip in the third quarter, far in excess of the market’s 2.6-2.8% expectations, according to an initial estimate published today by the Central Bureau of Statistics. The unexpected result, which indicates that economic growth is stronger than most analysts believed, makes a decision by the Bank of Israel […]

By November 18, 2019 Read More →
Gvahim Career Program – Workshop

Gvahim Career Program – Workshop

Olim living in Jerusalem searching for a quality position here? Join Gvahim Career Program in partnership with Jerusalem Municipality and Mercaz Tzeirim. This week – November 20! Apply now!: https://www.tfaforms.com/417408 Program requirements: • Currently living in Jerusalem • Made Aliyah up to 10 years ago (if you are a returning citizen, please indicate your status in […]

By November 18, 2019 Read More →
Zmanim – Halachik times for this week

Zmanim – Halachik times for this week

A few outlines of davening times: Shacharit – Le’chatchilah best to daven from  sunrise. But, you can daven from dawn from the time when you can see your friend B’Dieved. You can daven Shacharit until 4 seasonal hours into the day. Mincha – Can be davened from mincha gedola. Maariv – Can be davened, from […]

By November 17, 2019 Read More →
Record breaking longest challah in Australia – in time for Shabbat Project!

Record breaking longest challah in Australia – in time for Shabbat Project!

A kosher bakery in Sydney, Australia, has broken the Guinness world record for longest challah. Grandma Moses Bakery, in partnership with the Jewish National Fund chapter in New South Wales, broke the record on Thursday, according to a Facebook post from the group. The record-setting challah clocked in at more than 32 feet long and […]

By November 17, 2019 Read More →
In Photo: Chanukah on the way at the shuk!

In Photo: Chanukah on the way at the shuk!

The shuk is already selling doughnuts! Here are some of them I spotted on Friday:

By November 17, 2019 Read More →
Shabbat Vayeira: Times, Happenings and Parsha

Shabbat Vayeira: Times, Happenings and Parsha

Times: In at 4.04; out at 5.18. Events: Nitzanim – shiur after mincha at 4.10. Ramban – shiur at 4.30 with Dr Tova Ganzel. ELC, 64 Emek Refaim: SHABBAT MORNING 8:00 am – “Visiting the Sick in Halacha & Aggada” with Rabbi Shalom Myers 8:45 am – Shacharit LATEST SHEMA 8:45 am 10:30 am – […]

By November 14, 2019 Read More →
Schools, work getting back to usual

Schools, work getting back to usual

The Home Front Command announced that schools in Yarkon, Gush Dan and Shfela will be open on November 13. The Ministry of Education later confirmed the Home Front Command’s statement. Additionally, Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan and Givatayim municipalities announced that their schools would re-open on Wednesday. However, schools in buildings without proper security infrastructure will […]

By November 14, 2019 Read More →
Cairo, UN working to halt Gaza escalation

Cairo, UN working to halt Gaza escalation

From JPost: Southern Israel came under heavy rocket fire from Palestinian Islamic Jihad on Wednesday night, amid reports that the UN and Egypt may have secured an understanding that could restore calm after two days of intense fighting. PIJ Secretary-General Ziyad al-Nakhalah said in an interview with Hezbollah-affiliated Al-Mayadeen news that Israel conveyed a request […]

By November 14, 2019 Read More →
Islamic Jihad not ready for ceasefire; Israel will do what’s needed

Islamic Jihad not ready for ceasefire; Israel will do what’s needed

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu threatened to continue targeting Palestinian Islamic Jihad on Wednesday, as the terrorist group announced that it was far from ready to engage in ceasefire talks. “We are not talking of mediation, it’s not appropriate to talk about it,” A spokesperson for PIJ said. “When we complete our response that we want […]

By November 13, 2019 Read More →
Israel’s Home Front Command gives directives – until Wednesday evening

Israel’s Home Front Command gives directives – until Wednesday evening

The Home Front Command sent out guidelines which will be in place until 8:00 p.m. on November 13, advising Israeli citizens how to conduct themselves to ensure their security and safety. CLICK on here to read details.

By November 13, 2019 Read More →

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