Israel’s national airline El Al Israel Airlines Ltd. now offers in-flight Wi-Fi services in trans-Atlantic flights to North America, the company announced Sunday. In July, El Al officially launched the service in all of its flight routes to Europe, following a two-year pilot program.
A recently unclassified report by the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) revealed that a United Nations body that runs hundreds of Palestinian schools failed to offset “potentially problematic content” in its textbooks, and that State Department documents on the matter contained either inaccuracies or omissions.
Chani Apfelbaum, acclaimed food blogger and social influencer known as Busy in Brooklyn, demonstrates her Chicken Marsala Pot Pie recipe in the Kettle & Cord kitchen.
Newly launched BNB Kosher is an Airbnb alternative for the Jewish community around the world including Crown Heights, with every rental situated in close proximity to Synagogues, kosher restaurants and amenities.
Mark Zuckerberg seeks to integrate Whatsapp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger, with end-to-end encryption and avccross platform messaging.
When an Iranian Nuclear Official goes on record and has an interview with a TV station, you usually would not expect this. Are they really state secrets? Or just a ploy to confuse? You decide, and leave a comment with your reasoning.
Last night, a few minutes after 9:30pm, a rare lunar eclipse began. The lunar eclipse, which covers the moon temporarily, left it dark. Those outside braving the cold were able to take photos of the phenomenon. The eclipse lasted for hours, only fully ending a few minutes before 3:00am.
Rochie Pinson, author of Rising: The Book of Challah, has collaborated with Kettle & Cord, a homeware store in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, to recreate the classic challah bread with a fruity twist celebrating the Jewish New Year for Trees and the seven fruits attributed to the land of Israel.
The US-led coalition against Islamic State has begun the process of withdrawing from Syria, a spokesman said on Friday, indicating the start of an American pullout that has been clouded by mixed messages from Washington.
David Kornbluth — who served as Israel’s UNESCO envoy from 2005-2009 — said the country was pulling out of the body now largely because the US had scheduled to leave by the end of 2018.
As we start off the year 2019, lets take a quick peak at what is new for this year, and what changes may have come with the ball drop. Here we list a few things that have changed.
An individual who flew into Newark Liberty International Airport last week has a confirmed case of the measles, the New Jersey Department of Health revealed in a news release on Friday, warning that others could have been exposed.
A partial federal shutdown was expected to drag into the December 25th holiday as President Donald Trump and congressional leaders remained stuck in a standoff over his border wall with Mexico with no breakthrough Saturday.
The White House has released video of the much lauded prison reform bill advocated by many members of the Jewish community. The bill received sweeping majorities in both the House and Senate on the way to the Presidents desk.
The Criminal Justice Reform Bill, named the the First STEP act, has passed the senate in a sweeping vote that propels it onto the House on Capital Hill.
Jewish Community Watch, an organization created to combat abuse in children of the Jewish Community, is launching a Charidy campaign towards funding its vital work.
At least three people were killed and 11 wounded in a shooting in the Christmas market in the city of Strasbourg, France, on Tuesday evening.
A mother was horrified when a package of chocolate coins labelled PARVE, were found to have traces of dairy in it. And the worry was not for nothing, as her son had a life threatening reaction to the coins.
A state of emergency has been requested by French President Emmanuel Macron. The decision for state of emergency was made following deadly mass protests throughout France, that have seen a few deaths, and many injured.
Former US President George H.W. Bush, who presided over the end of the Cold War and routed Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi army, but lost a chance for a second term after breaking a no-new-taxes pledge, died on Friday at the age of 94.
A boy in Williamsburg received a whole bunch gift from a community member following an anti-Semitic assault that left him with a broken nose. The incident was caught on camera, and is making its rounds of social media.
NASA’s InSight lander is scheduled to touch down on Mars at approximately 3 p.m on Monday, Nov 26th. NASA TV live coverage of the InSight Mars landing will begin at 2 p.m. Watch it here on crownheights.info.