As anti-Semitism cast a dark shadow over Europe in the 1930s, a Polish Jew named Bronislaw Huberman chose to fight it with the only weapon he had—his music. Finding Sanctuary In Germany, Hitler had begun to crack down on the Jewish population, banning them from employment in German companies. Even cultural institutions were not exempt—inContinue Reading »
Thursday, 20 July 2017 | The Israeli army on Wednesday revealed for the first time the extent of its humanitarian aid to Syria, including lifesaving medication such as insulin, dozens of tons of clothes, and hundreds of thousands of liters of fuel and food, as part of “Operation Good Neighbor.” The IDF [Israel Defense Forces]Continue Reading »
Tuesday, 18 July 2017 | According to French president, Emmanuel Macron, anti-Zionism is the modern-day equivalent of anti-Semitism. The backdrop for this statement, which commentators hailed as “unprecedented” for a French leader in its support for Israel, was a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of an infamous Holocaust roundup in Paris that saw 13,152 JewsContinue Reading »
Knesset Members and Christian leaders from around the world recently gathered in Jerusalem for the first annual Jerusalem Prayer Breakfast. A highlight was a visit to the president’s house. “This is a significant convening,” Rivlin said. “The meeting at the Knesset and here at my residence is important as we long to receive the prayersContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 13 June 2017 | A few months ago, a senior Palestinian Authority (PA) official came to the Rambam Medical Center to receive treatment for cancer. His stay at the hospital in the Jewish state’s northern city of Haifa did not only save his life—it also gave him an appreciation for the coexistence between JewsContinue Reading »
Friday, 09 June, 2017 | Since the establishment of the State of Israel, 3.2 million immigrants have immigrated to Israel, about 43% of them since 1990. This emerges from data published Tuesday by the Central Bureau of Statistics. In the past year, there has been a decline in the number of immigrants compared to theContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 30 May 2017 | In honor of the 50th anniversary of the unification of Jerusalem, the government approved the cable car project in Jerusalem on Sunday, led by Tourism Minister Yariv Levin. The cable car will provide a solution to the problem of difficult access to the Western Wall and will provide quick andContinue Reading »
Friday, 26 May 2017 | The United Nations hasn’t been particularly friendly towards Israel in recent years, but that doesn’t mean the international organization doesn’t still want and need Israeli assistance. Toward that end, last week the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) hosted a seminar with the UN Medical Services Division and Human Resources,Continue Reading »
Monday, 22 May 2017 | Yesterday marked the start of a particularly eventful week in the Promised Land, one which the people of Israel have prepared for and looked forward to for some time. The first major event takes place this afternoon, when the Jewish state welcomes US President, Donald Trump, for a one-day officialContinue Reading »
Thursday, 18 May 2017 | The Ministry of Construction and Housing is working alongside the city of Jerusalem to consolidate a construction plan to build over 28,000 apartments in the capital over the next decade. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to present US President Donald Trump with the plan at the latter’s visit toContinue Reading »
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