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Esther Cailingold

'Esther Was a Zionist'

Stand for Israel  |  March 20, 2023
A British-born schoolteacher, Esther Cailingold fought in Israel's War of Independence and died in the battle for Jerusalem's Old City.
Maria Fedecka and two children

Let Everyone Remember Her Name

Stand for Israel  |  March 20, 2023
Maria Fedecka was a Polish social worker and member of the anti-Nazi resistance in Poland whose actions saved countless Jewish children and families during the Holocaust.
IDF soldiers on scene of terror shooting in Israel, March 2023

The Young Israeli Men Cut Down by Terror

Stand for Israel  |  March 20, 2023
Recent terror shootings in Israel have left one young man - a former U.S. Marine - clinging to life, while another has passed away.
A mother goat and her kid, part of the flock of an olim family in Israel, 1950

Photo Friday: Your Flocks

Stand for Israel  |  March 17, 2023
In this photo taken during the early days of the state of Israel, an olim family's humble flock climbs among the land they will farm.
British humanitarian that rescued children from Nazi Germany, Nicholas Winton

To Save Jewish Children

Stand for Israel  |  March 14, 2023
Known as "the British Schindler," Nicholas Winton rescued 669 Jewish children on the eve of the Holocaust.
Leah Goldberg on shekel note

Leah Goldberg - A Hebrew Writer

Stand for Israel  |  March 13, 2023
An extremely prolific poet, author, playwright, translator, and researcher, Leah Goldberg's writings are classics of Israeli literature.
Andree Geulen, 1944

'Aren't You Ashamed to Make War on Jewish Children?'

Stand for Israel  |  March 13, 2023
Andrée Geulen was a Belgian schoolteacher who hid hundreds of Jewish children from the Nazis during the Holocaust.
Topol - Israeli actor - playing Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof

'If I Were a Rich Man'

Stand for Israel  |  March 9, 2023
Those who stand for Israel mourn the passing of Topol, the Israeli actor and singer best known for playing Tevye in "The Fiddler on the Roof."
Police at scene of terror shooting in Tel Aviv, March 9, 2023

Terror Shooting in Tel Aviv

Stand for Israel  |  March 9, 2023
Multiple Israelis were wounded when a terrorist opened fire in an attack on a coffee shop in the heart of Tel Aviv.
Sara Braverman

First Lady of the IDF

Stand for Israel  |  March 6, 2023
An Israeli paratrooper and one of the Holy Land's first female fighters, Sara Braverman helped found the IDF's Women's Corps.
Jewish women and children from Subcarpathian Rus who have been selected for death at Auschwitz-Birkenau walk toward the gas chambers.

A Lifetime of Saving Lives

Stand for Israel  |  March 6, 2023
While a young medical student in Budapest during World War II, Dr. Clara Ambrus saved the lives of many Jews.
Young Jewish girl in Purim costume in pre-state Israel

Happiness and Joy, Gladness and Honor

Stand for Israel  |  March 3, 2023
In pre-state Israel, a Jewish girl celebrates the holiday of Purim, a joyous time celebrating the story of Esther and God's deliverance.

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