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A group of Yemenite Jews board an Alaska Airlines plane in Aden, 1949. (Wikimedia)

The pilot who flew Operation On Eagles’ Wings

By Oren Peleg With city lights dotting the night behind her, Dr. Dee Gaines, a neuropsychologist, sat for good reason — she’s very pregnant. But when Capt. Elgen...

Saint Petersburg's Grand Choral Synagogue will open its doors for World Cup fans.

Ahead of World Cup, Russian Jewish communities prepare to open their doors

By Yehuda Sugar, JNS via If Rostov-on-Don Chabad-Lubavitch emissary Rabbi Chaim Danzinger has his way, thousands of Jewish soccer fans who will descend on his...

Benjamin Netanyahu with Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, 2018. (Amos Ben Gershom/GPO)

Israel, Canada sign new trade accord

By Eran Bar-Tal MONTREAL — Israel and Canada on May 30 signed a modernized free trade agreement in what has been described as a historic step in the countries’...

Nine of the 10 victims who drowned in a flash flood near the Dead Sea on the April 26. (Facebook)

The 10 teenage victims of flash-flood hiking tragedy

The mood throughout Israel was somber on Friday, April 27, as the name of the last of 10 missing youths killed in a flash flood near the Dead Sea was released, following...

Social Equality Minister Gila Gamliel, left; Industry Minister Eli Cohen

Israel to invest $5.6 million in Arab tech

By Shlomo Cesana, Israel Hayom via JNS JERUSALEM — The Ministerial Committee on Arab Sector Affairs announced on April 24, that the government has invested 4.5...

The funeral of Israeli Druze police officer Kamil Shnaan in 2017. (Basel Awidat/Flash90)

At 70 years of independence, Israel’s minorities reflect

By Ariel Ben Solomon With Israel’s Independence Day, the battle of the narratives over Israel’s creation begins anew with Muslim Israeli Arabs remaining highly...

Sophie Donio, on her emergency motor vehicle

The ‘Wonder Women’ of United Hatzalah

By Eliana Rudee They respond to emergency calls from the public, often putting themselves in danger in order to save lives. They perform CPR, deliver babies and comfort...

Firefighter Yaakov Guttman at the Tel Aviv-Jaffa fire station.

Firefighter triumphs over learning disabilities

By Elizabeth Kratz Students with special needs often feel overwhelmed and helpless; many roadblocks can appear to block their way to success and cause them to think that...

Jewish actors William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy on the set of 'Star Trek.'

Exhibit explores ‘Jews in Space’

By Shiryn Solny A new exhibition debuted in New York last week that explores the connection between Jews and something outside of our own world: outer space. At the...

Alan Cohl, left, and Noam Cohen surveying the site of their distillery.

Trailblazing bourbon-style whiskey in Israel

By Eliana Rudee Noam Cohen and Alan Cohl are confident that their new breed of whiskey will echo Israel’s success in making the desert bloom. They are creating...