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Eva Schloss, stepdaughter of Otto Frank with the students during the debate of Holocaust after International Day in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. 30 January 2018. Credit: UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré

Anne Frank’s stepsister and Auschwitz survivor Eva Schloss regains Austrian citizenship

A Jewish woman who fled Austria as a child to escape Nazi persecution, and later became the stepsister of famed diarist Anne Frank, has reclaimed her Austrian citizenship at the age of 92. Eva Schloss...
The 150 ambucycles join a fleet of 1,000 ambucycles already operating in Israel for United Hatzalah. Credit: David Isaac.

Miriam Adelson donates 150 lifesaving ‘ambucycles’ to United Hatzalah

Passersby were treated to a striking sight outside Jerusalem’s City Hall on Tuesday. One-hundred and fifty bright orange “ambucycles” – motorcycles and scooters equipped with lifesaving medical equipment – were lined in neat rows...

Yoni Netanyahu Proved Himself a Hero Before Entebbe

Yoni Netanyahu, the famed hero of the Entebbe operation, was killed in action 45 years ago on July 4. Benjamin Netanyahu’s older brother was named Jonathan (Yonatan) and is usually remembered as Yoni. He...

Israeli actress Gal Gadot just became a mother to a girl again

Israeli actress Gal Gadot announced the birth of her new daughter, Daniella, welcoming the newest member of her family in her Instagram page. https://twitter.com/GalGadot/status/1409926772301307904 Daniella is Gadot's third daughter. Her first two daughters were born in...

Israeli Jewish youth build bridges of understanding before joining the army

Sapir Cohen, 18, grew up in an Orthodox Jewish home in Jerusalem and is just a few months away from joining an Israel Defense Forces’ combat unit. Instead of going straight into the army...
Gilad Shalit and fiancée Nitzan Shabbat. Source: Screenshot.

10 years after release from Hamas captivity, Gilad Schalit gets married

Gilad Schalit, a former Israel Defense Forces soldier who spent five years as a prisoner of Hamas, and Nitzan Shabbat were married on Wednesday in a private ceremony in central Israel. The two got...
Political fundraiser Lisa Spies (right) posing for photos with her mother, Susan Wernick (left), at a private dedication event on Father's Day in front of the donations—an ark, bimah, amud—the cantor's lectern—and parochet, that she and her husband, attorney Charlie Spies made in honor of her late father, Dr. Shelley Wernick, to the Chabad Lubavitch of Alexandria-Arlington. Photo by Daniel Perez.

Prominent political fundraiser endows DC-area Chabad center in her father’s memory

About 50 friends and family members of political fundraiser Lisa Spies joined on Sunday, Father’s Day, for a private brunch to dedicate donations that she and her husband, attorney Charlie Spies, made to the...
The Israeli flag. Credit: Wikimedia Commons via Dr. Zachi Evenor.

American Zionist Movement elects first woman president, adds six new members

Deborah S. Isaac was elected president of the American Zionist Movement (AZM), the United States federation of 39 Zionist organizations, at the AZM Biennial National Assembly held virtually on Tuesday with more than 400...

Aaron Yankelevich: a Jewish gaucho (A documentary in Spanish)

Did Jewish gauchos exist? Was Alberto Gerchunoff inspired by someone in particular? Documentary in Spanish about the life of Aaron Yankelevich. Produced by Norberto Wolman and Iris Yankelevich. Complete realization of Iván Cherjovsky. With the...
Danielle Wolfson, the first Israeli woman to reach the peak of Mount Everest. Photo courtesy of Danielle Wolfson.

How chutzpah beat death at the peak of Mount Everest

Danielle Wolfson’s oxygen tank was almost empty as she neared the peak of Mount Everest on May 23. At such a high altitude and low temperature, she knew she could just sit down and...