Montenegro to Get First Synagogue in Centuries

The President of Montenegro, a country on the Adriatic coast in Europe, joined Shliach Rabbi Ari Edelkopf, who earlier this year became Montenegro’s first resident rabbi in over a century, to lay the cornerstone for what will be the Balkan nation’s first synagogue in hundreds of years.

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Video: Brothers Sing for Youngest’s Bar Mitzvah

Simcha Dubov, the special son of Rabbi Sholom Ber and Devorah Leah Dubov, Shluchim to Orlando, Florida, recently celebrated his Bar Mitzvah, where he surprised everyone with an inspirational speech that touched everyone’s hearts. His six older brothers, Levik, Sruly, Mendy, Tzviki, Dovid and Tzaly, had a surprise too: a song they all recorded together just for him.

Trump Train Station Planned at Kosel

Israel’s transportation minister is pushing ahead with a plan to dig a railway tunnel under Jerusalem’s Old City ending at the Kosel with a station named after President Donald Trump, who recently became the first U.S. president to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Video: Postville Before the Raid

Through the prism of Postville, Iowa (population 1,500), this award-winning PBS documentary examines what happens when a once homogenous town becomes a new model for the American melting pot. Filmed before the infamous ICE raid that destroyed Agriprocessors and sent Sholom Rubashkin to Prison, this video investigates the roots of cultural misunderstanding, explores the meaning of community, showcases the manifestation of underlying racism and offers a glimpse into what might be the future of small town America.