By Jewish Business News On Sunday, March 24th, 2019

How Do Campaign Polls Influence Election Results?

As Israel enters the home stretch of its election campaign (and as Canada and the United States prepare for their national elections, in October, 2018 and November 2020 respectively), traditional and social media More...

By Moran Azulay On Monday, March 11th, 2019

Israeli rabbinate accused of using Jewish DNA testing before being allowed to marry

Israel’s rabbinate has been performing genetic testing on Israelis from the former Soviet Union, to check if they are “genetically Jewish” as a condition for marriage registration, an investigation by More...

By Jewish Business News On Monday, March 4th, 2019

The Jewish Agency Will Grant Loans to Employees Who Pursue Overseas Surrogacy

The Jewish Agency has decided to grant $11,000 loan to employees of the organization who decide to search for a pregnancy surrogate overseas. The initiative was led by chairman Isaac Herzog, who sought to acknowledge More...

By Jewish Business News Service On Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

Israelis believe country ‘morally obligated’ to Diaspora Jews, Survey

Israelis blame government more than American Jews for Kotel Crisis; economic support seen as greatest asset provided by US Jewry to Israel – security ranks fourth The vast majority of Israelis believe Israel More...

By Jewish Business News On Monday, February 25th, 2019

Israeli startup MyHeritage reunites Two Korean Sisters who were abandoned at a train station

Forty-seven years ago, two sisters were abandoned at train stations in the city of Tego in South Korea. One of the sisters Christine Panel was adopted by a family from the United States and the other Kim Halen More...

By Itzchak Tessler On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Innovation: Medical Cannabis for the observant Jew

Lior Meshulam has lived with chronic pain 24 hours a day since the age of 16. The only solution to his constant agony is smoking medical cannabis. But as an observant Jew, the onset of Shabbat every Friday sundown, More...

By Ynet News On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Jerusalem neighborhood streets segregated for men and women

Several members of the ultra-Orthodox community daubed writing overnight Tuesday instructing women and men to walk on separate streets at the junction of Zefania Street and Ezra Street in Jerusalem. The graffiti, More...

By Daniel Gelman On Sunday, February 3rd, 2019

Watchdog Report Tracks “BDS Movement” at American Universities

By Daniel Gelman The student movement to urge university divestment from companies doing business with Israel is still active across the U.S., according to Amcha Initiative’s 2018 year-end report. The California-based More...

By Rotem Elizera On Sunday, January 27th, 2019

12 Studies that Changing the History of the Medical World

Medicine is changing and developing constantly. Many studies published in 2018 may change the lives of millions of people around the world. The world’s leading medical journal, the New England Journal of More...

By Adina-Laura Achim On Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Israel and Hungary searches for Holocaust victims’ bones in the Danube river

  After the Nazi invasion of Hungary in 1944, Miklos Horthy began the deportation and eradication of Hungarian Jews. Before the genocide there were around 800.000 Jews living in Hungary, a number which saw a More...


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