Today in History, July 1: 1944: Neutral Switzerland ends long-standing, restrictive Jewish-immigration standards and admits all Jewish refugees who wish and are able to enter.


Israeli Man Killed, Wife Unconscious, 2 Kids Moderately Injured in Shooting Attack

A car with Palestinian license plates overtook the family car on the road when individuals inside the overtaking car opened fire from automatic weapons on the family car.

Lapid Blasts UK Labor Leader Corbyn for Comparing Israel to ISIS

Yesh Atid head Yair Lapid has called for the Labor party in Israel to sever all ties with the British Labor party until the British Labor party leader Jeremy Corbyn resigns.

French President Hollande: Electing Trump Would Be Dangerous

"Those who say that Donald Trump could not possibly become the next president of the United States are the same ones who thought that Brexit would never be voted in."

Israel Hopes the UN Will Return to Golan as Iran & ISIS Seek Foothold

Israel fears that Iran and the ISIS terror group are looking to gain a foothold on the Syrian side of the prized strategic area.


WTF: Naked Virgin in Times Square Yells 'Donald Trump!' & Jumps Off Building

New Yorkers in Times Square this morning got quite the show, as a naked man on a building's ledge screamed, “Donald Trump, where are you?”

Plane wing

How I Ended Up With a Plane Ticket on September 11th

For someone with aviophobia, flying from Tel Aviv to London on the anniversary of 9/11 is a big lesson in facing fear.

Rain Room

Jewplexed: The Rain Room - Testing the Waters

Exploring the Biblical side of the Rain Room, "an environment of falling water through which it is possible to walk, trusting that a path can be navigated, without being drenched in the process."

Sixth graders

WTF: Sixth Graders Receive Porn instead of Graduation DVD

A group of Israeli sixth graders were shocked when the DVDs they received for graduation turned out to be rather more adult-themed than they had expected.


Car Stolen in Israel? This Drone Can Find It

Drones are taking over the world!


Hallel-Yaffa Ariel

Thousands Attend Funeral of 13-Year-Old Girl Murdered in Her Sleep

"My daughter was just sleeping - tranquil, relaxed, happy - when a terrorist came to her bed in Kiryat Arba and murdered her. Every father and mother should consider their own children and they will feel slightly the pain that we are feeling now."


WATCH: Stabbing Attack in Netanya Leaves Two Injured

Two Israelis were seriously injured in a stabbing attack in coastal Netanya; raw footage shows the attack's aftermath.


Orthodox Groups File Petition to Stop Egalitarian Section at Western Wall

According to the petition, the government’s decision is invalid because neither the government nor its advisory committee consulted beforehand with the Chief Rabbinate.

During Speech Condemning Anti-Semitism, Jeremy Corbyn Compares Israel to ISIS

“Our Jewish friends are no more responsible for the actions of Israel or the Netanyahu government than our Muslim friends are for those of various self-styled Islamic states or organizations.”

Miss Hitler 2016 Winner Announced

According to the neo-Nazi group National Action, the contest was designed to raise awareness of its female supporters, who “rarely get much spotlight or recognition.”

Brooklyn: Orthodox Mother and Small Child Attacked with Stones

The mother and her six-year-old were in their car during the attack and one of the windows was shattered by the rocks, covering the child in broken glass.



Jews and Muslims Come Together During Ramadan

An initiative called Ramadan Nights brings Jews and Muslims together to promote peace in the Middle East.

WATCH: Israelis and Indians Celebrate International Yoga Day

The Indian Embassy arranged a day filled with yoga, meditation, and dancing for those who enjoy the centuries old practice.

WATCH: Israel Celebrates New Immigrants With 'Aliyah Day'

The implementation of the holiday will be the first time that Israel will show appreciation for new olim (immigrants)

WATCH: Parsha Naso With Rabbi Dov Lipman

Be prepared this Shabbat by learning about this week's parsha!

Soul Food, July 1

"You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make." - Jane Goodall