News

Ethiopian Israelis: The Dark Secret

Published May 4, 2015

by Zvi Volk       Photos by Yaron Brenner, Ynet, May 4, 2015   A single event in Israel last week captured headlines which led to a demonstration outside the National Police Headquarters in Jerusalem on Thursday April 30, and then a major demonstration in Tel Aviv on Sunday May 3 that turned violent….

Read More

Read More

There are two sides to Rehovot (population 114,000). The side that is well known includes the Weizmann Institute of Science, home of three Nobel Prize winners, and the Hebrew University’s Faculty of Agriculture. The neighborhood of Ushiot (“foundations”) is on the other side of town. It’s a Project Renewal neighborhood. It’s the kind of neighborhood…

Read More

Rabbi Aryeh Stern was elected Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Yerushalayim on October 22, 2014. A student of Rabbi Zvi Yehuda Kook, Rabbi Stern filled an 11-year vacancy that was created by the death of Rabbi Yitzhak Kolitz ז”ל in 2003. The chief editor of the Halacha Brura and Berur Halacha Institute, he is recognized as being…

Read More

Je Suis Aussi Juif

Published January 12, 2015

By Zvi Volk The massive demonstration in Paris on Sunday was an impressive day that will long be remembered. With an estimated 1.5 million people walking in central Paris to demonstrate against terrorism, this was the largest demonstration France has seen since the end of World War II. If you add the totals of similar…

Read More

After OU Israel’s annual membership drive, the organization wanted to thank the members for their support. This year, on the seventh day of Chanukah there was a Members Tea. Of course they were served more than tea. Latkes and soufganiyot led off the menu. This year there are about 400 annual members, of whom about…

Read More

 

Read More