There are more than 10 million Ashkenazis around the world. But new findings show that today’s community is only 600 to 800 years old — and descended from 350 people.
Along with people, pets are suffering from the war in Gaza. Animals can suffer lingering after-effects of trauma from rockets and attacks — and only we can heal them.
A week after undergoing surgery, Mango the brown bear has shown ‘tremendous healing powers’ — stunning an Israeli veterinary team with his remarkable recovery.
Mango, Israel’s favorite brown bear, was clearly in pain — but just try asking a bear where it hurts. Surgery at the Ramat Gan Zoological Park revealed the problem.
Israel is famously tolerant of its gay community. That apparently goes for a penguin couple at the Ramat Gan Safari park, who are both female.