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Born in the Unites States, Rachel Soussan has spent most of her life in Europe. She completed her secondary education in Germany and holds a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from the University of Leeds, U.K. Rachel has completed three short stories and is currently a part time elementary school teacher at the Columbia Jewish Day School in South Carolina, where she lives. She hopes to begin her medical education in London next semester.

ARTICLES BY: Rachel Soussan

November 20, 2017 2:47 pm

A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is transformed into a platform for...

August 4, 2011 7:00 am

Mumbai Terror Victims Lawyer: ISI Lawsuit Will Improve US-Pakistan Relations

In a recent brief filed to a New York court, Kevin Walsh, representing Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence agency (ISI), urged federal Judge Dora Irizarry, to drop the case...

July 18, 2011 4:59 pm

Jews In the Military

Throughout history, a common anti-Semitic method of incitement has been to accuse Jews of being unpatriotic. This was often largely expressed in the accusation that...

July 3, 2011 7:39 pm

Jewish Soldiers Celebrate First Jackson “Aleph House” Graduation

Last week, two Jewish soldiers celebrated their graduation from basic combat training at the new Aleph House just days  after the orthodox Jewish community of...

June 14, 2011 9:47 pm

The Jews of Libya

Following his recent trip to Libya, psychoanalyst and former Libyan refugee David Gerbi met with members of the World Organization of Libyan Jews in Jerusalem...

May 30, 2011 12:30 pm

“Young Avraham”- A New Link in the Chain of Biblical Documentation

Last week the full length animated motion picture "Young Avraham" was released on DVD. With society's insatiable appetite for entertainment, and hundreds of movies streaming out...

May 4, 2011 11:19 am

First ‘Aleph House’ to be established in S. Carolina

On April 5th, two weeks before Passover the orthodox Jewish community of Columbia, South Carolina signed the deed on the first 'Aleph House'. The Aleph...

May 1, 2011 5:59 pm

Free Range Shechita – An Eye Opening Experience

Having grown up as the daughter of an Army Rabbi, my childhood was spent in three different countries, often in places where orthodox Jewish communities...

February 25, 2011 3:08 pm

The Ultimate Rebellion: How the Son of a Hamas Terrorist Became a Spy for Israel

In 2010 Mosab Hassan Yousef gained much public attention through his book Son of Hamas, which highlighted his heroic break from the Palestinian Terrorists Organization...

February 22, 2011 3:23 pm

Military Brass Gather in Miami for Aleph Institute Faith Conference

Last weekend the fourth annual Aleph-Military faith conference took place at the Aleph Institute in Miami Beach, Florida. Guest speakers included the Army Chief of...


TV Host Mario Lopez Visits Western Wall in Jerusalem During Israel Visit

Television host and actor Mario Lopez toured Israel this week and stopped by...

George Clooney to Narrate New Shimon Peres Documentary

Actor George Clooney will narrate a new documentary about late Israeli statesman Shimon Peres, Variety reported on Tuesday. “Never Stop Dreaming:...

Activist Showcases 70 Israeli Destinations in Project for Israel’s Independence Day

A Florida-based pro-Israel activist has launched a project showcasing 70 locations...


What Israel’s Gun Policies Can Teach Americans - As American society has become more polarized in recent years, the debate over gun control has reflected this reality,...

Infighting, Diplomatic Struggles Leave Palestinians in Crisis - Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas is not having much success lately. Tensions within his own Fatah movement and with Hamas in...


Tel Aviv University to Research ‘Digital Living’ With Stanford ...

Tel Aviv University (TAU) announced the launch of a collaborative initiative with the University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University...


Tel Aviv Court Judge Accused of Colluding in Bezeq Case Is Officially Suspe... - Tel Aviv Magistrate Court Judge Ronit Poznansky-Katz has been suspended by Supreme Court President Esther Hayut on Thursday, pending...

Middle East

Palestinians Demand That US Ambassador to Israel Be Put on International Te... - The Palestinian Authority demanded on Thursday that US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman be added to a “global terror list,”...