With more and more criticism being levelled at Birthright, it’s important to remember that they give young Jews a chance to explore their roots, come together as a community and build a foundation for their next step in the Jewish journey.
Benjamin Netanyahu blocked a vote on a bill that would grant the government the power to remove content from social media sites, Ehud Barak gifted a young prodigy with a piano, Houston Astros player Alex Bregman was named MVP.
Rabbi Mordechai Green, who served as the spiritual leader of Adas Israel congregation for 60 years (44 years in the pulpit and another 16 as rabbi emeritus), died in Israel.
The JTA reports on the Gaza Palestinians' use of a bird to ignite a fire in Habesor National Park.
Alex Rose profiles recent Jeopardy! champion, Thornhill's own Jordan Nussbaum.