Friday, 14 April 2017 | The tradition is based on the instructions the Almighty gave to Moses in Numbers 6:22 – 27 to speak a very specific blessing over the children of Israel. Today, thousands of years later, the holidays of Passover and Sukkot see the children of Israel flock in their masses to theContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 12 April 2017 | Israel and Syria have been mortal enemies since Syria attacked the newly reborn State of Israel almost 70 years ago. But that hasn’t impacted Israel’s ongoing work to help Syrian’s wounded in that nation’s civil war—and it may even offer hope for peace. It certainly isn’t stopping even as violenceContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 | Six years ago, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly launched a survey to gauge the global happiness levels of its member states. The findings obtained from each of the UN’s 155 members were noted, processed and released as the first international report on global happiness in 2012. Known officially asContinue Reading »
For the past half-century, beginning with our founder Dr. G. Douglas Young, we have been building bridges from the Christian world to the Jewish world. Our many projects are designed to communicate our love and respect for the Jewish world. Each time we provide food for needy Israelis we are saying, “Israel you are notContinue Reading »
Recently we sent out an urgent request for funds by email and telephone. Without our help the entire aliyah (Jewish immigration) from India was at risk. An ultimatum was issued from the Ministry of Interior: “Bring the next group by the middle of February or we will stop the entire aliyah.” Our friend, Michael FreundContinue Reading »
Friday, 25 November, 2016 | A giant model of Jerusalem featuring the Temple Mount, the Tower of David, the Knesset, the new Jerusalem Light Rail and the soon-to-be-completed pyramid skyscraper, will be placed in Times Square in New York as part of the Gulliver’s Gate “mini-world” project. The 100-square-meter [1,076 square-foot] model was designed andContinue Reading »
Thursday, 17 November 2016 | The Israeli military’s emergency medical unit won an unprecedented top grade from the United Nations’ public health agency for the humanitarian relief it provides in disaster zones around the world, The Times of Israel reported Sunday. The World Health Organization (WHO) last week granted the Israel Defense Forces’ [IDF] fieldContinue Reading »
Friday, 11 November 2016 | Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett invested $5 million in Israel Bonds at an event in Omaha on Sunday, participating in a fundraiser that netted a total of $60 million for the bonds. “If you are looking for brains, energy and dynamism in the Middle East, Israel is the only placeContinue Reading »
Friday, 7 October 2016 | The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today welcomed the launch of a new initiative to address anti-Semitism in the 57 European and Eurasian countries that comprise the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). The three-year initiative, entitled “Words into Action to Address Anti-Semitism” is sponsored by the government of Germany,Continue Reading »
Wednesday, 28 September 2016 | Israel and Jordan signed a “historic” $10 billion deal on Monday whereby the Jewish state will become the largest supplier of gas to the Hashemite kingdom. According to the agreement, Israel’s Leviathan gas consortium will provide the Jordan Electric Power Company with approximately 45 billion cubic meters of gasContinue Reading »
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