Her Yiddish Majesty

Berta Gersten was photographed to publicize a play she was starring in called ‘Gevald—When Will He Die?’ a three act comedy by Forverts humorist Khone Gottesfeld.

Ukraine Jews Wait in Cold for Aid Packages

Several hundred Jews braved sub-freezing temperatures to receive aid packages at the synagogue of the besieged city of Lugansk.

'Spaceballs: The Schwartz Awakens' Is Spoof of Your Dreams

With all the excitement over the release of the new ‘Star Wars’ teaser, it was only a matter of time before the spoofs started rolling in. Well, look no further. This is the best one.

Plunging Shekel Could Boost Israel Economy Amid Election Uncertainty

The collapse of Israel’s government will keep investors on edge at least until new elections are held in March, adding to the economic hit to tourism and growth from the July-August Gaza war.

Oil Spill Damages Israel Desert Nature Reserve

An oil spill from a pipeline into a desert nature reserve near Eilat is being called one of Israel’s worst environmental disasters.