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Israeli Bronze Medalist Has Heart of Gold

Yarden Gerbi became an Israeli hero during the recent Rio Games with her bronze medal win in judo following an impressive display of strength and strategy. Now she’s making headlines for her impressive display of compassion: auctioning off her Olympic name tag and giving the money to a Tel Aviv hospital to purchase medical equipment for their pediatric cancer unit.

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In conjunction with our new prayer booklet, Work of the Heart: Ten Biblical Lessons on the Power of Prayer, we’ve created a quiz to see how much you know about matters related to prayer in the Bible. Do you know the Hebrew word for prayer and who said the first recorded prayer in the Bible? Take our quiz to find out!

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Faces of The Fellowship: Mina

Faces of The Fellowship: Mina

Mina was 30 years old when she met her husband, Benny. She was teaching high school chemistry classes in Siberia at the time and Benny was the brother of one of her college friends. Benny was training to become a pilot, and, most importantly, he was Jewish, just like Mina. They got married and moved to Russia. But then tragedy struck . . .

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Family Returns 3,500-year-old Metal Relics Collection to Israel

When the children of the recently deceased Marcel Mazliah, who worked for the Hadera Power Station since 1973, found a collection of metal artifacts that he collected during the construction of the power station, they decided to return the objects to the Israel Antiquities Authority. After the experts looked over the metal artifacts, they discovered the objects were about 3,500 years old.

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Nana

Project Spotlight: On Wings of Eagles

On Wings of Eagles is a Fellowship program that assists needy Jews in making aliyah (immigrating to Israel). They come from all over the world — Russia, Argentina, India, Muslim countries, and elsewhere — to escape anti-Semitism and extreme poverty, and to realize the dream of living in their biblical homeland. When they arrive in Israel, On Wings of Eagles provides them with klitah (resettlement) assistance to help them become full, productive citizens.

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Monday Devotional: Turn to God in Times of Trouble

I recently visited a widow who said to me, “Rabbi, I can’t believe I’m still alive. I was very sick just a few months ago. My sister had cancer and died last year. My husband had cancer and died a few years earlier. When they told me I had cancer, I figured I would die, too. I told my kids, 'Abba (Daddy) misses me and I will go be with him soon.' But my children cried and asked me not to give up, so I didn’t. I had a successful operation and I’m still here. After the successful surgery my kids joked, ‘I guess Abba decided he doesn’t need you that badly right now after all!’ You see Rabbi, anything is possible!”

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