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Hanukkah: Celebrating Light, Life, and Miracles in the Midst of War

Yael Eckstein  |  December 7, 2023
After visiting one of the kibbutzim where unimaginable terror took place on October 7, Yael reminds us that God turns our darkness into light, even during wartime.
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Lighting 90 Menorahs on IDF Battlefields Including Gaza

Stand for Israel  |  December 7, 2023
IDF soldiers are taking the message of Hanukkah to heart this year by lighting menorahs even on the battlefields.
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Equipping Israel’s First Responders

The Fellowship  |  December 7, 2023
The Fellowship is on the ground providing protective equipment to those on emergency standby teams in the Judea and Samaria region of Israel.
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Largest Stockpile of Weapons Found Near School, Hospital in Gaza

Stand for Israel  |  December 7, 2023
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) uncovered one of the largest stockpiles of Hamas weapons yet in Gaza, all located near a hospital and school.
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Holding On to Hope When all Else Seems Lost

Yael Eckstein  |  December 6, 2023
Yael explores how Hanukkah is a time to remember that no matter how dark things may be, we can still find the light.
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Apparent Eilat-Bound Missile Fired from Yemen

Stand for Israel  |  December 6, 2023
A missile fired from Yemen threatened the Holy Land on Wednesday. Thankfully, Israel’s military intercepted it.
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Returned 3-Year-Old Twins Were Separated as Hostages

Stand for Israel  |  December 4, 2023
We learn more from the released hostages on the rough conditions of their captivity in Gaza, including the terrorists separating families.
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How Hanukkah Teaches Us to See the Miracles in Our Own Lives

Yael Eckstein  |  December 1, 2023
Do you know how miracles happen? Yael shares how a miracle takes just one step of faith and God takes care of the rest!
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Israel, Terror Groups Renew Combat in Gaza

Stand for Israel  |  December 1, 2023
The recent week-long ceasefire was broken Friday morning when Hamas started firing rockets into Israel.
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Terror at Jerusalem Bus Stop

Stand for Israel  |  November 30, 2023
Two IDF soldiers and an armed civilian returned fire to kill both terrorists responsible for a terror attack in Jerusalem.
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The Beautiful Bomb Shelters of the Gaza Envelope

The Fellowship  |  November 29, 2023
Bomb shelters are a necessary reality in Israel, but there is beauty—and resilience—in painting them.
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You Give Him Strength

The Fellowship  |  November 29, 2023
“Suddenly, I heard a whistle. I understood that I had about three seconds. I thought that these might be my last seconds alive," says Amit, a soldier wounded in battle against Hezbollah.

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