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Israeli PM Bennett in Washington for Shabbat in August 2021

An Unexpected Shabbat

Stand for Israel  |  August 30, 2021
Israeli Prime Minister Neftali Bennett spent the past Shabbat sequestered in Washington, D.C., after his summit there was delayed.
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Border Police, Barel Shmueli, killed in August 2021 Gaza riots

Israeli Border Policeman Dies After Being Shot in Gaza Riot

Stand for Israel  |  August 30, 2021
A 21-year-old member of the IDF's Border Police has died after being shot while protecting the Holy Land during recent Gaza rioting.
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Great Synagogue of Vilna

Vilna Synagogue Torah Ark Rediscovered

Stand for Israel  |  August 27, 2021
The Israel Antiquities Authority has found the Torah ark from the Great Synagogue of Vilna, first destroyed by the Nazis, then by the Soviets.
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Palm Trees at Kibbutz Degania Alef

Photo Friday: Flourish Like a Palm Tree

Stand for Israel  |  August 27, 2021
Palm trees line the water at Kibbutz Degania Alef on the Sea of Galilee, the earliest such farming community in the Holy Land.
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Sofia Kritikou, Greek housekeeper and Righteous Gentile

A Housekeeper and Hero of the Holocaust

Stand for Israel  |  August 26, 2021
A single mother and housekeeper from Athens, Greece, Sofia Kritikou sheltered and saved Jews during the Nazi occupation of her country.
Fellowship Blog
Asya, an elderly Holocaust survivor

Faces of The Fellowship: Asya

The Fellowship  |  August 25, 2021
“To live and smile” is Asya’s motto. At 85 years old, this upbeat and energetic Holocaust survivor can teach us all about the importance of positivity.
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Project Spotlight: Supporting Israel’s Firefighters During Wildfire

The Fellowship  |  August 24, 2021
We dispatched our IDF Hospitality Vehicle to visit the firefighters and other officials working to extinguish the fires last week during one of the worst wildfires in the Holy Land.
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Iron Dome missile defense system, partially provided by American aid to Israel

US Army Tests Iron Dome from Israel

Stand for Israel  |  August 24, 2021
The American military has carried out initial tests of an Iron Dome system that Israel provided to her friends in the U.S. Army.
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Global Anti-semitism is on the rise

Global Anti-Semitism on Rise

Stand for Israel  |  August 23, 2021
Two recent incidents of hatred against the Jewish people - one in England and one in the U.S. - highlight global anti-Semitism on the rise.
Yael's Holy Land Reflections
Yael Eckstein delivers food box for High Holy Days, a time of charity, prayer, and repentance

Repentance, Prayer, and Charity

Yael Eckstein  |  August 23, 2021
Jews will soon celebrate the High Holy Days, a time of focused repentance and celebration of three virtues shared by Jews and Christians.
Fellowship Blog

Faces of The Fellowship: Roza

The Fellowship  |  August 19, 2021
Roza was all alone in the Holy Land, until The Fellowship stepped in and gave her hope and friendship for the upcoming High Holy Days.
Fellowship Blog

Israeli Startup Aims to Predict and Prevent Allergies in Babies

The Fellowship  |  August 17, 2021
MyOR discovered how to assess if a baby is at risk of developing allergies and provides a holistic option to prevent allergies from developing.

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