Daniel was 19 when he enlisted in the Israeli Defense Forces. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Daniel felt stuck in a rut, and was looking for a way to break out by doing something drastic and meaningful, which is how he became a Lone Soldier – a foreign soldier in the IDF without a family or support structure in the Holy Land.
There are more than 6,000 “Lone Soldiers” currently enlisted in the Israeli Defense Forces. These are young men and women from around the world, usually teenagers, who leave their homes to enlist in the army without the support of family or friends nearby. Chayal el Chayal offers these soldiers a warm home away from home.
In a precedent-setting ruling an Israeli magistrate court judge ruled that the police “must make sure that Jews are able to pray on the Temple Mount” – in a ruling replete with harsh criticism of the police’s policies on the Temple Mount.
An investigation into the cause of a crash, which injured two pilots and destroyed an Israeli Air Force f-16 fighter jet, while attacking targets in Syria was caused by “professional error” according to the military.
Despite losing its first fighter jet to enemy fire in over 30 years. The Israeli raid on Iranian and Syrian targets, this past Shabbos is seen as a success.
Israeli Fighter jets pounded Syrian military positions after an Israeli jet was shot down over Shabbos by Syrian anti-aircraft missile systems.
An Israeli court ruled in favor of religious freedom. The ruling – handed down this weekend, sided with two religious newspapers who refused to publish an ad that did not fit their religious beliefs.
A Jewish man has been stabbed to death in a terror attack today, near the town of Ariel. The victim, Rabbi Itamar Ben Gal HYD, was on his way to the Bris of his nephew.
As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu touched down in India for a five-day visit, he was greeted by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the tarmac where the two embraced and exchanged hopes that the visit will further strengthen the ties of the two country’s.
A 35-year-old father of six was murdered in a terror attack on an Israeli roadway by a Palestinian terrorist who opened fire on his vehicle and striking him multiple times.
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.
Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief Dovid Efune recently appeared on JBS’ “L’Chayim” program and held a wide-ranging discussion with host Mark S. Golub about many pressing issues related to the Jewish people and State of Israel.
The Republican-led House easily approved legislation that would restrict financial aid that directly benefits the Palestinian Authority until it takes credible steps to end what lawmakers say is a practice of rewarding Palestinians who kill Americans and Israelis.
Following through on a campaign promise, President Donald Trump has formally recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the first U.S. president in history to do so, and will move the U.S. embassy there from Tel Aviv.
President Donald Trump spoke to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on the phone on Tuesday, multiple reports state. Trump reportedly informed Abbas about his ‘intention’ to move the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, according to a readout of the phone call published by the official PA news outlet Wafa.
US President Donald Trump may formally recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital early next week and direct his staff to prepare for moving the embassy to Jerusalem, Channel 2 News reported Wednesday night.
Traveling to Israel this weekend? A strike at Ben Gurion International airport means you may not make it.
The Hillel organization at Princeton University, which invited Deputy Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely to lecture to students, abruptly canceled the lecture at the last minute. Chabad stepped in to host her instead.
Chabad emissaries Rabbi Levi and Chanie Wolff joined Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Israel for the centenary of the battle of Be’er Sheva.
Israel is willing to resort to military action to ensure Iran never acquires nuclear weapons, the intelligence minister said on Thursday in Japan where he is seeking backing for U.S. President Donald Trump’s tougher line on Tehran.
The childhood home of Likud ideological forebear Ze’ev Jabotinsky in Odessa, Ukraine, will be turned into a historic site rather than be demolished, following the efforts of Israeli Communications Minister Ayoub Kara and Chabad emissary to Odessa Rabbi Avrohom Wolff.
President Donald Trump has lashed out on Twitter at the Senate’s top Democrat, Charles Schumer (NY), over his blatant hypocracy regarding the Iran deal, which he opposed when it was enacted by President Obama but now supports under Trump’s presidency.