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In Photos: IsraelB – THE platform to connect olim!

In Photos: IsraelB – THE platform to connect olim!

Yesterday, IsraelB took part in a meeting with all the various organisations who serve olim in Jerusalem – showing how IsraelB is at the center of olim activity! Here are photos from the meeting:

By January 20, 2020 Read More →
UPDATE: Road closures, parking restrictions, public transport – Holocaust Forum

UPDATE: Road closures, parking restrictions, public transport – Holocaust Forum

From Wednesday to Thursday, January 22 to 24, 2020, the “Remembering the Holocaust: Fighting Antisemitism” international conference will be held. The delegations of 45 heads of state, presidents, and kings will visit the city to participate in the conference ceremonies. Extensive security measures will be taken in the framework of this event, which will affect […]

By January 20, 2020 Read More →
SNOW – Will it or won’t it?

SNOW – Will it or won’t it?

From Jerusalem Weather Forecasts: A wintery week may be upon us! What we can currently expect and need to hope for to see snow… SHORT SUMMARY (for those not interested in reading all the details): This coming Tuesday a small surge of cold air will dive southwest from Russia bringing with it a decent chance […]

By January 20, 2020 Read More →
SNOW – What???

SNOW – What???

Will there be snow this week? Well, wait to see… This is what we read on the Jerusalem Weather Forecast FB page: “No way to know anything certain at this point, but the potential is increasing for snow. We’ll see…stay tuned. “ “Yes, you can never really know anything conclusively until you’re within 3 days, […]

By January 19, 2020 Read More →
Will the World Holocaust Forum turn into a ‘Broyges’ Forum?

Will the World Holocaust Forum turn into a ‘Broyges’ Forum?

From JPost: The potential for awkward diplomatic situations goes beyond the speeches.On Tuesday night, Rivlin will hold a dinner for all the delegations at the President’s Residence, with Israeli musical artists performing a song in memory of the Holocaust, and King Felipe VI of Spain making remarks in the name of the visitors.Tubi said that […]

By January 18, 2020 Read More →
Pence, Pelosi to attend Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem

Pence, Pelosi to attend Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem

From JTA: Vice President Mike Pence will attend a conference on the Holocaust in Israel. The White House announced Wednesday that Pence and his wife, Karen, would attend the Fifth World Holocaust Forum at Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust memorial, in Jerusalem on Jan. 23. This year’s conference coincides with the 75th anniversary of the Allies’ […]

By January 17, 2020 Read More →
Ben-Gurion, Terminal 1 to close next week for Holocaust Forum

Ben-Gurion, Terminal 1 to close next week for Holocaust Forum

From Arutz Sheva: Terminal 1 at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International Airport will be closed next week, Israel’s Airports Authority announced Tuesday, due to the World Holocaust Forum’s Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial commemorating the 75th anniversary of camp liberation. “From January 20, 2010 to 23, 2020, international flights will be transferred to Terminal 3,” a statement on […]

By January 16, 2020 Read More →
Traffic, Parking, Public transport & Road block details for Holocaust Forum event

Traffic, Parking, Public transport & Road block details for Holocaust Forum event

UPDATED VERSION – CLICK ON HERE. No parking from Tuesday night (January 21) until Friday (January 24): Agron, Ramban, Jabotinsky, Hanassi, King David. Road closures: King David street (from Mapu to Bota) Wednesday morning until Friday afternoon. Hanassi: Wednesday from 5:30pm – 10pm. Rabin: (from the 6th pres to Ben Tzvi) Wednesday, 11:30am – 5:30pm. […]

By January 16, 2020 Read More →
Jewish perspective: Meghan and Harry

Jewish perspective: Meghan and Harry

From Aish: I tried unsuccessfully to restrain myself, but I must jump into the Harry-Meghan/Royal family fray. As irrelevant as it is to my life, I find myself avidly reading every article and perusing every picture. It’s great escapism and a fascinating distraction. But I think there’s something more, something that is not unique to […]

By January 15, 2020 Read More →
Orthodox granddaughter of a Cambodian princess has bat mitzvah

Orthodox granddaughter of a Cambodian princess has bat mitzvah

From JTA: Members of the Cambodian royal family gathered last month at the Raffles Hotel Le Royal in Phnom Penh for a celebration. There was music, traditional Cambodian dance performances and plenty of food. The occasion? The coming-of-age party of the granddaughter of one of the princesses. Well, a bat mitzvah to be exact. The […]

By January 15, 2020 Read More →

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