JEM: The Face Behind the Lens

Mr. Dror Levinger is JEM’s cameraman in Israel, in charge of videoing and recording the My Encounter interviews. Although regularly behind the scenes recording others’ stories, his own is remarkable in its own right, one which highlights the impact of JEM’s holy work. He was recently interviewed by Kfar Chabad Magazine, who published his story.

Did You Say the ‘Nasi’ Today? (Yud Beis Nissan)

From the Safer Haminhagim: Every day from Rosh Chodesh Nissan until the twelfth of the month, one reads the passage that describes the offering brought on that day by a particular Nasi, or tribal prince, for the dedication of the altar of the Mishkan. Yehi Ratzon in the Extended Article.

Netanyahu One of TIME’s ‘100 Most InfluentialPeople’

TIME Magazine on Wednesday voted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu one of its “100 most influential people of 2019.” Netanyahu was chosen for the list’s subsection on “leaders” that also included Donald Trump, Nancy Pelosi, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Brett Kavanaugh, Robert Mueller, and international figures such as Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.

Picture of the Day

Mivtzoim of Yud Aleph Nissan is usually a bit more exciting, especially when going around in a mobile home “Mitzvah Tank.” But what would be if you had the choice of using a real war tank? Some bochurim in Montreal came across military tanks while on mivtzoim, and just had to compare.