Jewish federations of North America provided additional assistance to Ukrainian Jews and repatriates from Russia

The Jewish Federations of North America have decided to allocate an additional $7 million to provide emergency assistance to Ukraine. Humanitarian assistance to 22 Ukrainian Jews will be provided through the Joint Distribution Committee of American Jews. The allocated funds will be used to purchase and distribute blankets and…

1200 Jewish leaders from the United States and Canada gathered at the General Assembly of Jewish Federations to work together to find solutions to important problems for American Jews

After a three-year hiatus caused by the pandemic, more than 1200 leaders of Jewish communities in North America gathered on October 30 in Chicago, Illinois for a three-day General Assembly of Jewish Federations. The conference will determine the unified agenda of the Jewish community for the coming year, and will also host…

Up to 15 tons per day: Israeli company 3D-prints plant-based meat that could soon replace real meat

The Israeli company Redefine Meat 3D prints various types of meat, while the organization's capacity is enough to produce up to 15 tons of products per day. More about this was told by Reuters. The startup has raised $170 million in funding and operates major meat printers in…

Judgment Day: interesting facts and traditions of the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur

The Yom Kippur holiday among the Jews is one of the most important in the religion of Judaism, and many interesting traditions are associated with it, reports NV. The names of the months and days according to the Torah do not coincide with the Christian ones, and the holidays are fundamentally different. So, the Yom Kippur Feast of the Day of Judgment…

Vladimir Zelensky topped the ranking of the most influential Jews in the world

The Jerusalem Post newspaper in the published annual rating of "the most influential Jews in the world" assigned the first place to the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky. Few political leaders have risen to icon status, but Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has become one this year.

Rosh Hashanah: Jews around the world celebrate their New Year

On the evening of September 25, the Jewish New Year began under the name Rosh Hashanah, which in Hebrew means "head of the year." It will last exactly two days. On this holiday, it is customary to observe various traditions and rules, Courier.Sreda reports. It is one of the most…

Volunteers from the US and Canada will celebrate Rosh Hashanah for Ukrainian refugees in Poland

The celebration of Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) for hundreds of Ukrainian refugees of Jewish origin in Poland will be held with the help of volunteers from the US and Canada. The project is coordinated by the Global Volunteer Center of the Jewish Federations of North America in collaboration with the Joint (American Jewish United…

Jews living in America meet with Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid in New York

On September 21, Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid met in New York with the leaders of the Jewish Federations of North America and the Conference of Presidents of Leading American Jewish Organizations. The leaders of the Jewish communities of North America thanked the head of government for paying attention to the Jewish diaspora in…

Israel has identified seven commandments of longevity: what you need to live to 100+ years

The average life expectancy, which at the beginning of the 45th century was only 80 years, by its end exceeded XNUMX. Today, in many countries, people live long and most often happily, because there is a direct relationship between these concepts. However, in addition to happiness ...

The whole world pays Israel millions of dollars for rare ticks: why these insects are needed

Israel has for many years been considered the world's top exporter of Pistorius persimilis, in other words, a carnivorous arachnid mite: foreigners pay millions for it, Details reports. As part of a project that has been going on for almost 10 years, researchers have been able to find a replacement for chemicals…

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