Earlier this week, 110 Jewish refugees from war-torn Ukraine arrived in Tel Aviv on a Freedom Flight sponsored by The Fellowship.These flights are part of an ongoing program to bring Jews wanting to flee the situation in Ukraine to their spiritual and historical homeland in Israel.
Also this week in Israel in the News:
• The rift between President Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu widened this week because of remarks Netanyahu made about a Palestinian state prior to his re-election.
• Rebels in Yemen promise revenge for “Zionist” Saudi attacks as the U.N. predicts a full-blown civil war.
• Seven Orthodox Jewish children, killed earlier this week in a house fire in Brooklyn, were laid to rest in Jerusalem as hundreds of mourners came to pay their respects.
• A drunken mob of 20 stormed a synagogue in London this week, shattering windows and assaulting one worshiper.
This week’s Israel in the News Perspective features The Fellowship’s Yonit Rothchild on the one constant in Israeli life.