By News Brief On Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Asteroid Florence 2.7 Miles (4.4 Km) Wide Will Fly Past Earth on Sept. 1

  Asteroid Florence, nearly 2.7 miles wide (4.4 kilometers)  will pass safely by Earth on Sept. 1, 2017, at a distance of about 4.4 million miles (7.0 million kilometers, or about 18 Earth-Moon distances). More...

By Raz Shecnik On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Bar Refaeli to Sing Duet With Steven Tyler in Aerosmith Concert

  Fans who have purchased tickets to the rock band Aerosmith’s concert in Tel Aviv can expect to be treated to another surprise singer: Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli. Bar Refaeli will ascend the stage More...

By News Brief On Thursday, April 13th, 2017

America’s First Female Muslim Judge Found Dead in Hudson River

  The body of the 65-year-old judge on the New York Court of Appeals, Sheila Abdus-Salaam, was found on Wednesday floating in Hudson River, at about 1.45pm local time, hours after she was reported missing from More...

By News Brief On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Italian Gangs Plot to Steal Enzo Ferrari’s Body From His Grave

  Italian police have foiled a plot to steal Enzo Ferrari ’s body from his grave and hold it for ransom, for some unspecified amount of money, according to Reuters report. Ferrari, who died in 1988, aged More...

By Shai Genish On Monday, March 6th, 2017

Defense Minister Lieberman: US Warned Israel Against West Bank Annexation

  Israel’s defense minister Avigdor Lieberman said Monday the US has notified that West Bank annexation would lead to an “immediate crisis” with the United States and the Trump administration. “I More...

By Abigail Klein Leichman On Sunday, January 1st, 2017

25 Cool Israeli Tech Companies to Watch in 2017

Every year, scores of innovative Israeli inventions and technologies are introduced to the market, and 2017 will be no exception. From medical devices to clean technologies, Israeli companies will unleash More...

By News Brief On Monday, November 14th, 2016

Supermoon 2016: The Biggest, Brightest Supermoon in 86 Years Rises Tonight

    Tonight’s full moon will appear 14%  bigger and 30%  brighter than it has in bout 86 years, and all you have to do to enjoy a once-in-a-life-time event is look up. Although supermoons occur More...

By News Brief On Saturday, November 5th, 2016

Lost Nuclear Bomb Missing Since Cold War May Have Found Off Canada Coast

  The Royal Canadian navy is to investigate claims that a diver may have found “the lost nuke” – a Mark IV bomb that went missing off the coast of Canada since 1950,  after an American B-36 bomber More...

By Rachamim Bitton On Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

Hoshana Rabbah; No Man Is Left Behind

This Motzei Shabbat is Hoshana Rabba. It is the seventh and final day of the tremendous holy day of sukot. It is the day when we invite the holy David Hamelech into the Sukah, the day we connect to Hashem through More...

By Niall McCarthy On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

The Rise of Unmarried Parenting

  In countries around the world, increasing numbers of parents are having children without getting married. OECD research has shown that in the United States, 2.9 percent of children lived with unmarried More...


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