More than 500 students from around the world came together in Buenos Aires from October 29 to November 1, 2018 to participate in “The 3rd World Youth Encounter,” organized by World ORT and the Pontifical Scholas Occurrentes Foundation. ORT Argentina was event host and the ORT delegation of 57 representatives hailed from Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Spain, Israel and South Africa. These students not only shared their ideas and passions with young … [Read more...] about ORT and Scholas Bring 500 Students Together in Buenos Aires
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Birthright Israel recently hosted its 8th annual Excelerate Conference in New York. The conference is designed to highlight Birthright’s Excel program, a competitive and empowering accelerator and internship fellowship program. A goal of the program is strengthening Israel/North American ties through business exchange, mentorship and professional collaboration. Fellows hail from dozens of cities across the US, Canada, Mexico and Israel. … [Read more...] about Birthright Hosts Annual Excelerate Conference
According to federal court filings made public this week, nearly $1 million was stolen from The Jewish Federation of Fort Worth and Tarrant County by its longtime controller as part of a "fraudulent scheme." "It involved forged checks and banks, so it was referred to the FBI and ultimately the U.S. Attorney," said Roger Nober, a member of the Federation's board. A plea deal is reportedly in the works. … [Read more...] about Jewish Federation of Fort Worth and Tarrant County Reports $1 million Stolen by former Controller
On Sunday, Hagee Ministries held its 37th annual Night to Honor Israel at Cornerstone Church in San Antonio. At the event's outset, Hagee read the names of those slain during the recent attack on a synagogue in Pittsburgh, and addressed the Jewish community noting, "I know that mere words are not enough to remove the grief from your heart, but hear me when I say this, you are not alone. Never again will you face the horrors of the past without … [Read more...] about Hagee Ministries Holds 37th Annual Night to Honor Israel
ZAKA Search and Rescue USA volunteers, in cooperation with the FBI at the scene of the shooting attack, have completed a first visit at the scene, making an initial identification of the bodies. The ZAKA volunteers await permission to enter the Etz Haim synagogue, clear the scene of human remains and spilled blood and treat the bodies for burial in accordance with Jewish law.
Here are the names of the victims of the Pittsburgh … [Read more...] about ZAKA Search and Rescue assisting FBI with Identification;
Victims Names Released