Israel revs up to reopen for tourism
A view of the beach front at Caeserea National Park in Caeserea during sunset on July 8,2012. Photo by Danna Hymanson/Flash90 *** Local Caption *** ??????

Israel revs up to reopen for tourism

A view of the beach front at Caeserea National Park in Caeserea during sunset on July 8,2012. Photo by Danna Hymanson/Flash90 *** Local Caption *** ?????? Until then, work on…

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Iron Dome still a game-changer
An Iron Dome Missile Defense battery set up near the Southern israeli town of Ashdod fires an intercepting missile on July 14, 2014. As Israel's military Operation Protective Edge entered its seventh day, Gaza militants continue firing rockets into Southern and Central Israel, rising to over 700 rockets so far, over 140 of them were intercepted by the Iron Dome, while Israeli airstrikes has hit about 1,100 targets in the Gaza Strip. Photo by David Buimovitch/Flash90 *** Local Caption *** àùãåã ëéôú áøæì ééøåè àæò÷ä öáò àãåí ø÷èåú îìçîä îáöò öå÷ àéúï

Iron Dome still a game-changer

An Iron Dome Missile Defense battery set up near the Southern israeli town of Ashdod fires an intercepting missile on July 14, 2014. As Israel's military Operation Protective Edge entered…

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73 fun facts about Israel

Photo: Illustrative photo via ShutterstockIsrael celebrates Independence Day, April 15, 2021.  To celebrate Israel’s 73rd birthday on April 15, we’ve brought together a list of 73 weird, wacky and remarkable…

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Memory Support opens at Legacy Midtown Park

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Photos: Courtesy Cheryl Weitz/Legacy Senior CommunitiesCheryl Weitz with resident Barbara Cannizzaro By Deb Silverthorn According to the World Health Organization, around 50 million people have dementia, one of the major…

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Jerry Skibell creates artwork in spite of Parkinson’s

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Photos: Courtesy Jerry SkibellA longtime member of Temple Emanu-El, Jerry Skibell has prints of his “Back Yard Series” hanging in the synagogue’s halls. By Deb Silverthorn Jerry Skibell creates strokes…

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Blooms are muse for Lisa Siegel

Photo: Lisa Siegel PhotographyLisa Siegel finds her inspiration in a garden.  Flowering art By Deb Silverthorn As a child, Lisa Siegel lived near the home of the founder of Kodak,…

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Jim and Judy Kline keep watch after death

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Photo: Courtesy Jim and Judy KlineJim and Judy Kline, shomrim Never alone By Deb Silverthorn Jim and Judy Kline of Plano lead a group of Dallas-area shomrim, guards of those…

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Yad Vashem exhibit emphasizes power of family

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Photo: Yad VashemThe wedding of Zalman Jershov and Luba Pilschik in Zilupe, Latvia, on Dec. 26, 1937 By Deborah Fineblum (JNS) The world is marking Yom HaShoah — Holocaust Memorial…

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OT Robin Abels loves helping children succeed

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Photos: Courtesy Robin AbelsRobin Abels has adapted her occupational therapy practice to the conditions of the pandemic. She is shown here with Max Ingham. By Deb Silverthorn For Robin Abels,…

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Shearith Israel holds Young Family Seder on Zoom

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Photo: Courtesy Shearith IsraelTwenty-seven families participated in Shearith Israel’s virtual Young Family Seder on Sunday, March 28. In advance of the program, each family picked up a special seder kit…

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