Author: Daphna Berman

Livestock for Hanukkah

17:22 04 December in Latest

  If you are still looking for an interesting Hanukkah gift this year, consider a goat. Yes, a non-profit based in Arkansas is looking to combine concepts like tzedka and tikun olam with the gift-giving traditions of Hanukkah to encourage people to gift cows, bees, water buffalos...

I Just Called To Say I Support You…

14:36 28 November in Latest

Legend Stevie Wonder is set to headline for the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) western region gala next month. The event, which is slated to attract some 1,200 IDF supporters, is being chaired by Israeli businessman Haim Saban, and his wife, Cheryl. Other celebrity appearances include...

Mayim Bialik’s Divorce

17:31 26 November in Latest

  When Mayim Bialik announced her divorce last week, everyone, it seemed, had an opinion.   The actress announced the split in a statement, which she posted on her Kveller blog.   Writer Ayelet Waldman tweeted, “Attachment parenting wingnut who spent entire marriage w/kid hanging from nipple getting divorced. #shocking”...

Egypt, Hamas and Israel

19:04 19 November in Latest, Uncategorized

Egyptian policy toward Israel has largely remained consistent, despite rhetoric from the Muslim Brotherhood-controlled government that indicates otherwise, a leading Middle East expert told Moment Magazine. David Pollock, a fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, said that Egypt is actively trying to de-escalate...

Israeli Victims Identified

18:50 15 November in Latest

Three victims of the direct rocket hit in the city of Kiryat Malachi have been named. They are: Ahron Smadga, 46, Yitzchak Amsalam, 27, and Mira Scharf, 26. Scharf, a mother of three children, who was seven months pregnant, had been living in Delhi, where...