Father Gabriel Naddaf /www.facebook.com Father Gabriel Nadaf, an Arab–Israeli priest from Nazareth, is a strong and vocal advocate for Israel and the freedom of religion that is guaranteed within its borders. Recently, he addressed the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, stating emphatically that, “Israel is the only place in the Middle East where ChristiansContinue Reading »
Photo by www.salt.co.il The Israeli company Melach Haaretz—Salt of The Earth Ltd.—Israel’s major producer of salt since 1922, won three prestigious awards at the international competition for innovation held as part of the SIAL biennial food expo. The three winning products are unique, innovative and based on natural sea salt from the Red Sea: WonderContinue Reading »
A positive article in the Palestinian Authority’s official daily [newspaper] lauded Israel and Israeli employers of Palestinians for their positive employment ethics towards their Palestinian workers. The article explains that Palestinian workers get their full rights when employed by Israelis directly and that the only time they do not get their full rights is whenContinue Reading »
Father Gabriel Naddaf While Middle East Muslim leaders were gathered at UN Headquarters in New York to lambast Israel, a local Christian cleric was addressing a different UN forum—the Human Rights Committee in Geneva—to set the record straight on freedom for minorities in the Jewish state. “Every five minutes, a Christian is killed in theContinue Reading »
The IDF Field Intelligence Corps is responsible for monitoring Israel’s most sensitive borders. Hundreds of observers scan video monitors around the clock, searching for the smallest details. Corporal Lihi Meir They are the eyes of the nation, ensuring the safety of Israel’s civilians daily. Corporal Lihi Meir is one of the soldiers responsible for Gaza’sContinue Reading »
Arrivals at Ben Gurion Airport Throughout the conflict with Hamas in Gaza, new immigrants continued to arrive. On one day in August, President Reuven Rivlin and Interior Minister Gidon Saar met 338 immigrants at the airport to welcome them to their new home. One hundred and eight were coming to join the IDF (Israel DefenseContinue Reading »
Iron Dome interception protects people and places in Israel The nine Iron Dome missile defense systems were in many respects the heroes of Operation Protective Edge, with the system intercepting over 90 percent of rockets fired at population centers in Israel. The system, which marked 1,000 interceptions since its first implementation in April 2011, alsoContinue Reading »
David and Rachel Moshe from Ashdod, a coastal Mediterranean city where hundreds of Hamas-fired rockets landed during Operation Protective Edge, have a business decorating wedding halls. But during the time of hostilities, most of the weddings in Ashdod were delayed. The Israeli government did not allow gatherings of more than 300 people fearing that aContinue Reading »
After Hamas rockets hit the electric power grid placing large swaths of Gaza in darkness, the Israel Electric Corporation (IEC) employees of the Beersheva district, as instructed by the political echelon and authorized by the IDF, began working near the border with the Gaza Strip to repair the power grids that were damaged by rocketsContinue Reading »
Tzippi Moss smiled as she watched the four young people sitting around her small kitchen table tucking into a meal of cooked vegetables with salmon. It could be any dinner table in any house in Israel, but the unique thing was that Moss had met her dinner guests for the first time just ten minutesContinue Reading »
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