Looking back at the year that’s about to end, the Jerusalem Post reminds us that, despite the struggles, many positive things happened for Israel, and because of Israel – in the world of humanitarian aid, in the world of international politics, and beyond:
Israeli disaster-relief experts helped people around the world. Israelis provided aid in California, Puerto Rico and Guatemala, where Sara Netanyahu was personally invited by the president’s wife to dedicate the efforts. In Thailand, emergency mobile communication technology developed by Israeli company Maxtech Networks played a key role in rescuing the youth soccer team trapped in a flooded cave, whose survival and rescue captured the world’s attention.
The US recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and moved its embassy. We didn’t need them to tell us. It’s our eternal capital and has been that way for millennia, but it’s nice to get recognition. And US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley championed Israel repeatedly in that den of wolves.
Happy New Year, friends! We are grateful for your support, and we pray that together we can make 2019 an even better year for Israel and for her people wherever they may be.