Articles in "Jewish World"

World’s Largest Annual Holocaust Remembrance Event Kicks Off

The World Jewish Congress (WJC) on Monday launched its third annual #WeRemember campaign for International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the ...

Israeli Org Demands Action after Belgian Soccer Fans Chant Slogans Ridiculing Holocaust

Football fans in Belgium chanted anti-Semitic slogans, including ones about the burning of Jews, during a recent match in the city of ...

5,000 Jews Make Aliyah in 2018 with Support of Christian Friends of Israel  

Almost 5,000 Jews from around the world have made Aliyah (immigrated to Israel) in 2018 through the International Fellowship of Christians ...

Number Of Immigrants To Israel Up 5% in 2018

  Immigration to Israel was up 5 percent year on year in 2018, thanks to a massive 45% increase in the number of people making ...

Study: For Most Israelis, New Year’s Eve Is Just An ‘Ordinary Day’

For the vast majority of Israeli Jews (78%),  New Year’s Eve, December 31st is a "completely ordinary day,” according to the results ...

Orthodox Women Strike It Out On Their Own To Run Ambulance Service

As she walks into the headquarters of United Hatzalah of Israel in Jerusalem, Rachel Frier is stopped time after time by Orthodox women who ...

Maccabean History: The Battle Of Beit Zechariah

The Battle of Beit Zechariah, which took place 2,000 years ago during the Maccabean Revolt, is one of sacrifice and bravery. On a clear ...

Jerusalem Afloat As Floats And Macy’s-Like Balloons Come To Town

  It was like a Macy’s wonderland with an Israeli flavor as Jerusalem was alight with the Chanukah spirit. Large balloons, ...

American Jews See Chanukah As More Important Than Israelis Do

American Jews consider the Jewish Festival of Lights, Chanukah, to be a much more important holiday than Israeli Jews do. This according to ...

Ultra-Orthodox IDF Enlistment at All Time High

3,070 Ultra-Orthodox Israelis enlisted in the IDF in 2017 - the highest ever in the history of the state. The figure represents roughly a ...