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 »
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 »
A new logo to mark the 50th anniversary of Jerusalem’s liberation has been designed. The logo incorporates many symbols in a stylized number 50: The lion, the harp of David, the Israeli flag, the Western Wall and the Temple Mount. The logo is gold, the traditional symbol of a golden anniversary—50 years since liberation andContinue Reading »
Syria attacked the newly reborn State of Israel almost 70 years ago. But that hasn’t impacted Israel’s ongoing work to help Syrians wounded in that nation’s civil war—and it may even offer hope for peace. The Israeli Galilee Medical Center has helped more than 1,500 wounded Syrians, roughly 500 of them children and infants. MasadContinue 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 »
British Prime Minister Theresa May, who rose to her office in July after the resignation of David Cameron, has a long history of support for Israel and other Jewish causes, forecasting continued warm relations between Israel and the United Kingdom. May served as Home Secretary (responsible for immigration, security and the justice system) for sixContinue Reading »
Israeli competitors earned a combined ten medals at the International Physics Olympiad which took place in Zurich, Switzerland, and the International Mathematical Olympiad which took place in Hong Kong, China. The Israeli teams, comprised of high school students, were ranked 19th and 22nd, respectively. The math team jumped 18 places in the ranks from lastContinue Reading »
The Israeli government has authorized the delivery of humanitarian aid into war-torn Syria through the nations’ shared border, an American-Israeli activist who spearheaded the initiative told The Jerusalem Post. Jerusalem agreed to transfer medical, educational and food aid to its northern neighbor, Moti Kahan said. While Israeli activists have sought to help Syrians in theContinue Reading »
A retired Saudi general visited Israel in May for a series of meetings, in what is the latest sign of increasing dialogue, public appearances and quiet cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Israel. Anwar Eshki, who previously served in senior positions in the Saudi military and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, led a delegation of Saudi academicsContinue Reading »
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