Watermelon Recipes


Sweet, juicy, and refreshing, watermelon is a summer must-have in Israel. When the summer temperatures regularly soar well above 30˚C, it’s basically portable, edible air conditioning! Believe it or not, there are more things you can do with watermelon than just slice and eat it (even though that’s pretty great, too). Here are some of […]

This Week’s Torah Portion: Balak

Name: Balak Reading: Numbers 22:2 – 25:9 Haftarah: Micah 5:6 – 6:8 Parsha Summary – Balak After the deaths of Aaron and Miriam, Moses leads the Israelites forward to Canaan. They battle against local enemies on the journey, and God helps them win every time. The king of Moab, Balak, sees the Hebrews emerge victorious […]

Israel in the News – 2018 So Far

Israel often makes the headlines, with stories ranging from politics to scientific advancements to international sports. Let’s take a quick look at some of Israel’s highlights in 2018 so far… After Zambia declared a cholera outbreak across the country, Israel was the first country in the world to send international aid. Doctors, nurses, lab technicians, […]