MOSCOW (JTA) -- Nadezhda Gerzhoy splays her jacket and plops down in the middle of the verdant park, taking in the bright blues and whites of Israeli flags fluttering around her. more...
Sale of Jewish Property in Lithuania Thwarted
PRAGUE (JTA) -- A Lithuanian plan to sell a building that once housed the Vilna Ghetto Jewish library was halted by the U.S. Embassy, JTA has learned. read more...
Israeli Consulate News
September 11 - The Jerusalem Posts asks readers: Looking for a wife who will give you at least three children, likely outsmart you, and almost certainly outlive you? According to the latest Central Bureau of Statistics report, based on figures for 2006, Israel is the place to be. read more from the Israeli Consulate
Address to the Knesset by Shimon Peres on Assuming the Office of President of Israel
I stand here today moved and appreciative of the trust you have placed in me on behalf of our people. Your trust is of value to me, it places a great duty on me, one which I, as President of the State, will carry with reverence and a deep feeling of mission. click here for more
Myth and Fact: Should East Jerusalem be part of a Palestinian state?
by Mitchell G. Bard
Before 1865, the entire population of Jerusalem lived behind the Old City walls (what today would be considered part of the eastern part of the city).
No visit to Caesarea is complete without a stop in the Hadera-Eiron region, including a visit to The K’han Museum and the Central Synagogue of Hadera, one of the cities’ oldest synagogues, which also served as a fort to protect the first settlers from Arab attacks. For more info, click here.
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Global Jewish Populations
Source: Sergio DellaPergola, World Jewish Population, 2004, in American Jewish Year Book 2004