Does Age Matter? How One 12 Year Old Will Transform 300 Kids' Lives
Nachaliel Jacobs had a dream. Although he is a rather typical 12 year old yeshiva boy in New York, he wanted his upcoming Bar Mitzvah party to be as atypical as can be.
He decided to forgo the usual Bar Mitzva celebrations, gift getting and inviting of classmates and instead create something amazing. He decided to create a movement.
Nachaliel's amazing hypersensitivity to others shocked his family and friends.
He single handedly decided launch the initial funding for, and fundraise ...
Study: Uber Winning The Efficiency War With Traditional Taxis
In economics, capacity utilization is jargon for how much of your available resources are being used at any given time. For taxi drivers, that means how often you have a passenger in your backseat. And when it comes to this metric, taxi-rival Uber Technologies is winning.
The ride-sharing company's driver-passenger matching technology, flexible labor supply and exemption from licensing regulations that hurt efficiency are giving it a leg up when it comes to securing customers and keeping the ...
Henkin Family Outraged Over the Use of their Late Daughter's Name for Feminist Conference in the Knesset
The Henkin family is outraged over the use of their daughter’s HY”D name for a feminist conference that is to be hosted in Knesset next week. The kenos according to dati leumi websites is for “dati leumi lights and Conservatives”.
MKs Elazar Stern (Yesh Atid) and Rachel Azariya (Kulanu) used the name of Rebitzen Na’ama Henkin HYD but without clearing it with the family. Mrs. Henkin and her husband Rabbi Eitam HY”D were killed in a terrorist attack in the Shomron on erev Shabbos ...
Too Many Turkeys: Staten Island Calls Foul Over Bird Woes
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is tackling a turkey problem on Staten Island.
CBS New York says residents are tired of turkeys trotting through traffic.
Turkey troubles have plagued one intersection for eight years.
City Councilman Steve Matteo says "the novelty's worn off."
Resident Marina DiNatale says she likes nature, but enough is enough.
Turkeys also have invaded the grounds of Staten Island University Hospital. Matteo says there are concerns that people could have bird ...
PHOTOS: MDA Adds 200 Volunteers to its Nationwide 'On-Call' Responders
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Magen David Adom announces that in addition to its 15,000 nationwide volunteers, of which 4,000 are in the ‘on-call’ unit, it is adding an additional 200 to the ‘on-call’ fleet.
These 200 volunteers will receive a MDA motorized scooter and equipment, permitting them to respond from wherever they are at a moment’s notice.
The volunteers took part in a special evening hosted in the Ruth Daniel Residence Hotel in Tel Aviv, during which a ceremony was ...
NJ Policemen Visiting Israel Celebrate their Bar Mitzvah a Bit Late
A number of New Jersey police commanders visiting Israel dropped in to a Nahariya police station. The three police commanders explained they never put on tefilin in their lives and they never had a bar mitzvah. The decision was made to address the situation immediately and they put on tefilin and a bar mitzvah was organized for them.
The Nahariya station commander, Chief Superintendent Yossi Sharvit decided he can do something to correct the situation and he gave them his tefilin to put on ...