Birthday

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Ramat Gan Safari elephant celebrates 46th birthday

Born on August 11, 1974, Yossi was a small baby elephant who grow up to mighty size, reaching the impressive height of 3.8 meters (12.46 feet) and weighing 7 tons.

South African Jewish woman celebrates 111th birthday

It is this active lifestyle and exercise that she credits for her long life, even weathering the coronavirus pandemic.

Arrivals - Celebrating her 100th birthday and 47 years in Israel

Rosalind has two daughters in Israel and one daughter in North Carolina, five grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren in Israel, four grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren in the United States.

ADAMS STANDS with a senior officer near Kibbutz Ruhama, 1948.
Marcel Adams passes away after a hundred years of loving Israel and life

It’s a larger-than-life tale: born in Romania’s Carpathian mountains, surviving forced labor during World War II, making it to Palestine as a pioneer...

12/08/2020
Calculating taxes
Happy 50th: Now I can really give advice

Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it don’t matter. – Satchel Paige

By AARON KATSMAN
16/07/2020
KFC takeout order leads to $18,000 coronavirus fine in Australia

According to the Johns Hopkins coronavirus map, as of Saturday, Australia has had 9,553 cases of the virus since the beginning of the crisis, including 107 deaths.

12/07/2020
Minister of Health Yuli Edelstein speaks during a press conference about the coronavirus COVID-19, a
Yuli Edelstein attends party hours after declaring coronavirus regulations

Organizers claimed that 48 people had attended the celebration.

08/07/2020
The Dalai Lama laughs as he speaks to students, fa
Dalai Lama marks 85th birthday with album of mantras

"Inner World" kicks off with the track "One Of My Favourite Prayers" and continues with the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader reciting meditations and sayings with accompanying music.

By REUTERS
06/07/2020
British musician Paul McCartney performs during the "One on One" tour concert in Brazil
Paul McCartney gets birthday wishes from Israel

McCartney's last performance in Israel was in 2008 and was a massive success. Rumors began to spark in late 2019 that McCartney was planning a return sometime in the near future.

19/06/2020
Holocaust survivor celebrates 100th birthday with car parade

A new documentary, “The Accidental Spy,” tells her story, and Cohn co-wrote a memoir in 2002, “Behind Enemy Lines: The True Story of a French Jewish Spy in Nazi Germany.”

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
22/04/2020
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