Tuesday, 24 July 2018 | Yesterday, a ceremony was held to welcome several doctors to the IDF’s [Israel Defense Forces] Medical Corps. In recent years, there have been an increasing number of doctors who have chosen to change their career paths in order to serve in the IDF. The length of service for the newContinue Reading »
Monday, 23 July 2018 | Tons of humanitarian aid transferred to desperate refugees. Border gates creaking open to admit gravely wounded civilians caught in the cross-hairs of fighting. Those same wounded civilians receiving life-saving medical treatment in Israeli hospitals. Throughout the seven years of the Syrian Civil War, Israel has made every effort—often behind theContinue Reading »
Thursday, 19 July 2018 | The IAF [Israeli Air Force] recently hosted an event where more than 100 Israeli children diagnosed with cancer, experienced what it’s like to be combat pilots for a day. The children got their own overalls and badges and had the opportunity to meet and build bonds with soldiers from theContinue Reading »
Friday, 13 July 2018 | The IDF [Israel Defense Forces] announced that it had transferred hundreds of aid packages collected by Israeli residents of the Golan Heights to Syrian refugees who have been forced from their homes in southern Syria in recent weeks, The Jerusalem Post reported Wednesday. In recent weeks, hundreds of aid packagesContinue Reading »
In May this year, the United States made history by becoming the first major world power to place its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem. While this was certainly a momentous move, the City of Gold was shining long before US President Donald Trump recognized it as Israel’s capital. In fact, President Trump himself said theContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 11 July 2018 | Renata is the only female security guard stationed at one of the Ministry of Defense’s 16 checkpoints in the northern Samaria region of the West Bank [Judea and Samaria]. While dozens of women applied for the job, she was the only one to meet all its requirements. Renata, 24, joinedContinue Reading »
Rome. The Nazis. Pharaoh and the Egyptians. Assyria, Greece and the evil Haman. The chronicles of times gone by are littered with ancient regimes and rulers determined to annihilate the Jewish people. History teaches that those who led the charges to destroy the Jews were themselves ultimately destroyed, while Israel remained. History also teaches thatContinue Reading »
The rhythm of life in Israel is governed by an annual cycle of feasts. The year flows from Passover through Shavuot (Feast of Weeks) and on to Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles), infusing the everyday with the holy, joyous and awesome. Yet even amidst a calendar marked with times set aside to celebrate, the three-week periodContinue Reading »
Hundreds of burning terror kites and balloons launched. More than 3,035 hectares (7,500 ac.) of forest and agricultural land turned to ash. Flocks of wildlife suffocated or burnt. Tens of millions of shekels in damage. A terror regime set on death and destruction… “The Islamist rulers of Gaza aren’t clamoring for a two-state solution. Hamas’sContinue Reading »
Friday, 29 June 2018 | The first air-raid siren taught Johnny Dishi the importance of always having a plan. Dishi, his wife and three toddlers had just moved to Talmei Yosef, a moshav (collective settlement) located a proverbial stone’s throw from the precarious spot where Israel, Egypt and the Gaza Strip meet. Of course theContinue Reading »
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