April 24, 2014 - 4:22 PM
April 24, 2014 - 2:00 PM

Israelis You Should Know: Eva Lavi


Monday is Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, and we're pleased to share the story of a very special Holocaust survivor with you for this week's Israeli You Should Know:

Name: Eva Lavi

Age: 75

Family: Married with two children and three grandchildren

Why you should know her: Eva is the youngest Holocaust survivor from Oscar Schindler’s List

April 24, 2014 - 9:29 AM

Let’s Make Chickpea Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes!


According to tradition, Jews are supposed to eat three meals during the course of Shabbat (Sabbath)one on Friday and two on Saturday. The second meal on Saturday tends to be simple, as Shabbat is winding down. This chickpea salad is a great option for a quick, easy meal that’s healthy and tasty, too!


April 23, 2014 - 4:42 PM

Jerusalem's American Colony Hotel Unveils Its Archives


From an Ottoman mansion to a Christian commune to the Jerusalem landmark that it is today, the American Colony Hotel has a rich and varied history. Writing for The Times of Israel, Jessica Steinberg tells the building's story - as one of the Holy City's architectural treasures, as well as the place where a beloved Christian hymn was written - and reports on the unveiling of the hotel's archives:

April 23, 2014 - 3:11 PM

Project Spotlight: Fellowship Fun Run


On Friday, April 5, 2014, The Fellowship sponsored the second annual Go For A Run Happening in Haifa. Yael Eckstein led the event, which served as the official launch of The Fellowship’s Passover Food and Clothing Card campaign.

A non-competitive event, Go For A Run Happening united thousands of runners to support Israel’s needy. This year’s run had 7,000 participants: elite runners, weekend athletes, elderly, families with children, runners with their dogs, and soldiers.