EXCLUSIVE: Bright and Colorful Design Commemorate Life in Tekoa: The Story of Naama Isaac

Naama Isaac, with her husband and their three children, live in the community of Tekoa, Judea. Naama has produced some wonderful products that have gone out in Lev Haolam’s Surprise Monthly Packages. Naama was born in Ofra where she lived for twelve years, when her...
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EXCLUSIVE: Powerful Coffee and Powerful Ideals: The Story of the Treger Family

Brandon and Stephanie Treger immigrated to Israel with their four daughters from South Africa just over a year ago. The Tregers currently live in Efrat, one of the largest communities in Judea. In the short amount of time that they have lived in Israel, the Tregers...
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EXCLUSIVE: Fashion With A View, The Story of Yael Rozmarin

Surprise Monthly Package Project We recently drove out to the beautiful neighborhood of Nofei Prat- located in the community of Kfar Adumim - to interview Yael Rozmarin, one of the producers for Lev Haolam's Surprise Monthly Package Project. Upon entering Yael's...
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EXCLUSIVE: The Sounds of Silence, The Story of Eliezer Rosenfeld

On a warm Thursday morning, the Lev Haolam team drove through the mountains of Samaria to a small community called Kohav Hashahar. It was there that we had planned to meet and interview Eliezer Rosenfeld, a musician and producer for Lev Haolam's Surprise Monthly...
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EXCLUSIVE: Ceramics Made With Love: The Story of Batya Erdstein

Batya and Baruch Erdstein, with their six children, live in Itamar, a community located amidst the Samarian hills. Batya is originally from San Diego, California. She has a very pleasant, easy-going and spiritual demeanor. Batya has produced some of the fine ceramic...
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Israel Celebrates its 70th Independence Day

Picture of the the annual flyby held by the Israeli Air Force across the country [photo: Israeli Defense Forces] Hundreds of thousands of Israelis are expected to celebrate on the streets as the State of Israel marks its 70th birthday this Thursday. Yom Ha’Atzmaut,...
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Rosh Chodesh Iyar

Photo of Gilboa Iris in Samaria [photo cred: Aviva Morris]   Rosh Chodesh (beginning of the Month) is the name for the first day of every month in the Hebrew calendar, marked by the birth of a new moon. It is celebrated as a minor holiday, with abstention from some...
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Independence Day: Celebration by Satellite

Picture of the Israeli Flag from the Spokesman for the President's Residence In preparation for Israel's 70th Year of Independence, an Israeli flag covering 1,500 square meters was spread over the roof of the Israeli President's Residence. The flag, which covered...
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Shabbat Shalom From Kochav Ya’akov

[Photo Credit: Aviva Morris] Kochav Ya'akov (Star of Jacob) is a diverse religious Israeli community in the Benyamin region.The town has absorbed immigrants from North and South America, France, and more. It is not uncommon to walk around and hear English, Russian,...
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Holocaust Remembrance Day: In the Living Room with Avraham Tzin

All over the country, Israelis gathered last night and today for Holocaust Memorial ceremonies in honor of the six million who perished as a result of Nazi war crimes. While the official state ceremony at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem was as well attended as ever, a new...
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Civil Administration Conference Showcases Hundreds of Building Programs Underway

Project site in Judea and Samaria (COGAT.mod.gov.il) Today, Brigadier General Ben Hur Achvut, head of the Civil Administration, met with the heads of municipalities from Judea and Samaria, reported Arutz Sheva. Civil Administration presented the projects undertaken to...
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Terrorist Attack Thwarted Near Mishor Adumim

MDA paramedics escort an Arab terrorist who was shot after an attempted stabbing (Magen David Adom). Today, April 8th, an Arab terrorist attempted to stab a passerby. The Israeli Police reported he was neutralized by a civilian, who witnessed the terrorist running...
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Former IDF Chief Rabbi Avichai Rontzky Passes Away After Battle with Cancer, Aged 66

Much beloved former IDF chief rabbi brigadier general Avichai Rontzky died on Sunday, aged 66, after a two-year battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife, six children, and his grandchildren.   While undergoing medical preparations after volunteering to...
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Independence Day Will Usher in 500 New Homes in Samaria

Samaria Regional Council Head Yossi Dagan, Settlement Division Chairan Gael Greenwald, Samaria Regional Council Deputy Head Davidi Ben-Zion, and the leaders of towns in the area held a toast in which Culture and Sport Minister Miri Regev attended. According to Regev,...
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30,000 Arabs March and Riot on Israel’s Border with Gaza

Fatalities from the March 30 violence on the Israel-Gaza border identified by Israel as members of terror groups. (Israel Defense Forces) Approximately 30,000 Arabs took part in demonstrations at the fence between Israel and Gaza on Friday after Hamas called for a...
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