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JICNY & Jodi Samuels – Transforming Jerusalem!

JICNY & Jodi Samuels – Transforming Jerusalem!

Yom Yerushalayim was a few weeks ago, but Jerusalem is still talking about the amazing JICNY Friday night meal that celebrated Yom Yerushalayim and brought together hundreds. Read this review: Yom Yerushalyim Dinner Recap & Guest Feedback JICNY Israel put on a first-of-its kind large-scale Yom Yerushalayim Shabbat dinner, May 11th, 2018 at the First […]

By May 22, 2018 Read More →
Zmanim for this week

Zmanim for this week

(Make sure to subscribe to the IsraelB newsletter for the latest happening in our community) Here are the zmanim 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 […]

By May 21, 2018 Read More →
Jewish Chronicle Apologizes Over Israel Slur

Jewish Chronicle Apologizes Over Israel Slur

(Make sure to subscribe to the IsraelB newsletter for the latest happening in our community) You may well, like me, have been furious and disgusted by the Tweet of the Jewish Chronicle editor, Stephen Pollard and the views of reporter,  Daniel Sugarman on the Israeli action on the Gaza border last week. Not only was […]

By May 20, 2018 Read More →
Royal Wedding Highlights – Live coverage, photos and analysis

Royal Wedding Highlights – Live coverage, photos and analysis

(Make sure to subscribe to the IsraelB newsletter for the latest happening in our community) Don’t worry – We missed watching the Royal wedding, but you can still pick up the atmosphere of the Royal wedding here. Video highlights of the wedding ceremony. Click on here. More video highlights. Click on here. Photo gallery from […]

By May 20, 2018 Read More →
Halachot for Shavuot this year- in English!

Halachot for Shavuot this year- in English!

(Make sure to subscribe to the IsraelB newsletter for the latest happening in our community) From Rav Yoni Rosensweig: Staying up all night. Personally – I’m a big fan. I think it’s wonderful that once a year people dedicate themselves to Torah study for an entire night. I know people get tired, and I know […]

By May 18, 2018 Read More →
Why has the media got it so wrong about Israel and Gaza?

Why has the media got it so wrong about Israel and Gaza?

(Make sure to subscribe to the IsraelB newsletter for the latest happening in our community) Israel is being unfairly attacked on social media and in the world press. The world has gone mad. As I saw on Twitter: So, what explains what has happened in the world press and social media and how can we […]

By May 16, 2018 Read More →
Megillat Ruth – Just Be Human and Kind!

Megillat Ruth – Just Be Human and Kind!

(Make sure to subscribe to the IsraelB newsletter for the latest happening in our community) There is no more of a human story in Tanach, than that of Ruth. Indeed, the story of Ruth is in stark contrast to what Peter Berger would call, the ‘religious ecstasy’ of Maamad Har Sinai, which seems such a […]

By May 16, 2018 Read More →
Halachot for Shabbat – Erev Shavuot this year

Halachot for Shabbat – Erev Shavuot this year

(Make sure to subscribe to the IsraelB newsletter for the latest happening in our community) Rav Chayim Navon wrote these Halachot for when Shabbat falls on Erev Shavuot: דגשים הלכתיים לקראת חג השבועות שחל במוצאי שבת 1. יש להדליק בערב שבת נר שדולק לפחות 25 שעות. ממנו יש לקחת במוצאי שבת אש להדלקת נרות החג […]

By May 16, 2018 Read More →
JCHAT: Rabbi Shor – Sweeten Up Your Torah!

JCHAT: Rabbi Shor – Sweeten Up Your Torah!

(Make sure to subscribe to the IsraelB newsletter for the latest happening in our community) Last night, Rabbi Sam Shor gave a very interesting shiur about why we eat milky foods on Shavuot. He went through various ideas , but the main one that stuck with me is that in the Torah, milk and honey […]

By May 16, 2018 Read More →
Jewish Chronicle editor, Stephen Pollard – Makes shameful Tweet on Israeli action on Gaza border

Jewish Chronicle editor, Stephen Pollard – Makes shameful Tweet on Israeli action on Gaza border

(Make sure to subscribe to the IsraelB newsletter for the latest happening in our community) I was very disappointed to read that the editor of the Jewish Chronicle, Stephen Pollard, wrote this Tweet yesterday, describing the Israeli defense forces action on the Gaza border: He clearly doesn’t understand what was going on down there. So […]

By May 16, 2018 Read More →

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