Today in History, June 30: 1902: Herzl began a journey to London seeking support for his plans for a Jewish homeland.


Terrorist Stabs Two People, Leaves 15-Year-Old Girl in Critical Condition

Officials reported that the terrorist stabbed the 15-year old girl, then attacked a member of the local security squad who responded to the attack. The girl's family is requesting prayers.

9 Israelis Rescued After Being Attacked in Ramallah

A group of nine Israelis who entered Ramallah were attacked with firebombs and rocks, but managed to escape without injury.


CIA Director Warns of Istanbul-Type Attack in the U.S.

"I’d be surprised if Daesh is not trying to carry out that kind of attack in the United States."

French Police Probing New Charlie Hebdo Threats

French police are probing new threats against satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, the target of a jihadist attack in January 2015 that left 12 dead.


Plane wing

How I Ended Up With a Plane Ticket on September 11th

For someone with aviophobia, flying from Tel Aviv to London on the anniversary of 9/11 is a big lesson in facing fear.

Rain Room

Jewplexed: The Rain Room - Testing the Waters

Exploring the Biblical side of the Rain Room, "an environment of falling water through which it is possible to walk, trusting that a path can be navigated, without being drenched in the process."

Sixth graders

WTF: Sixth Graders Receive Porn instead of Graduation DVD

A group of Israeli sixth graders were shocked when the DVDs they received for graduation turned out to be rather more adult-themed than they had expected.


Suissa: Republicans Must Dump Trump

When a narcissist starts to win, all his narcissism breaks loose. He goes from being drunk on his greatness to being totally plastered. This is what is happening to Donald Trump.


Car Stolen in Israel? This Drone Can Find It

Drones are taking over the world!



Istanbul Airport Attack: What We Know

As the smoke clears after the devastating bomb attack on Turkey's Ataturk Airport on Tuesday, many questions are still unanswered.

Mark Zuckerberg’s Giant Hawaii Wall Upsets His Neighbors

Zuckerberg is building a 6-foot-tall wall around his waterfront property on the island of Kauai, and his neighbors in Kilauea say it is disrupting the natural beauty of the area.


Miss Hitler 2016 Winner Announced

According to the neo-Nazi group National Action, the contest was designed to raise awareness of its female supporters, who “rarely get much spotlight or recognition.”

Brooklyn: Orthodox Mother and Small Child Attacked with Stones

The mother and her six-year-old were in their car during the attack and one of the windows was shattered by the rocks, covering the child in broken glass.


The ‘Religionization’ of Israel is Troubling, but the Fears About it Are Hysterical

Is Israel nothing less than a Hebrew-speaking version of Iran? The media seems to think it's becoming just that.

Escape Tunnel Used By Lithuanian Jews During WWII Uncovered

The 100-foot-long tunnel was discovered at the Ponar Forest massacre site, where prisoners were held in pits and forced to do manual labor during the day.



Jews and Muslims Come Together During Ramadan

An initiative called Ramadan Nights brings Jews and Muslims together to promote peace in the Middle East.

WATCH: Israelis and Indians Celebrate International Yoga Day

The Indian Embassy arranged a day filled with yoga, meditation, and dancing for those who enjoy the centuries old practice.

WATCH: Israel Celebrates New Immigrants With 'Aliyah Day'

The implementation of the holiday will be the first time that Israel will show appreciation for new olim (immigrants)

WATCH: Parsha Naso With Rabbi Dov Lipman

Be prepared this Shabbat by learning about this week's parsha!

Soul Food, June 30

"You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get." - Michael Phelps