Israeli innovators created a test to detect malaria in less than 4 minutes – the fastest and most accurate test yet. This means more people can be screened.
Fellowship Bridge Blog
Yael takes us on a tour of the world's largest underground medical facility at Israel's Rambam Hospital.
The Fellowship has supported ELEM, an organization that reaches out to at-risk youth, since 2002. Through a Fellowship House and an outreach van that distributes aid to young people on the streets at night, this organization offers hope to teens and young adults dealing with abuse, addiction, neglect, homelessness, and a host of other problems.
Once again this winter, The Fellowship and our faithful supporters have provided aid to thousands of needy elderly across Israel.
Sinkholes – dangerous pits that form when groundwater dissolves the earth above – are appearing all around the Dead Sea. This has been happening since the 1980s, but today there are over 6,000 holes, causing people to stay away.
This week’s Torah portion is named for Moses’ father-in-law, Jethro, in Hebrew, Yitro. Jethro was a priest of Midian who had heard all about God’s miracles and decided to leave idolatry behind and join the children of Israel. But as wonderful as Jethro was, the Jewish sages wonder why the entire Torah portion is named after him. The main event of this selection is the giving of the Ten Commandments and the Torah through Moses. If this portion was to be named after any one person, surely Moses would have been the better choice?
How do you celebrate the Jewish New Year of the Trees? Plant new trees with family and friends! Our friends at Israel21c tell us more about the festivities planned this weekend in Israel and how you can celebrate from home.
Tonight at sundown the Jewish holiday of Tu B’Shvat begins. Also known as the New Year of the Trees, this day is a time to celebrate God’s created world. In honor of Tu B’Shvat, Times of Israel blogger Rachel Sharansky Danziger penned a lovely reflection on the significance and lessons of the ancient trees in Israel.
For Tu B'Shvat, the Jewish New Year of the Trees, our friends at Tablet rank the 13 greatest trees in Jewish history.
Zohar Sharon is an Israeli golfer who is not only blind, but a world champion, as well.