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Shavuot in Jerusalem, 1937

Photo Friday: Rejoice in All the Good Things

Stand for Israel  |  June 3, 2022
In this photo taken in 1937, Jewish children in pre-state Jerusalem celebrate Shavuot by bringing their firstfruits to the Holy City.
Footage from Nasielsk, Poland, before the Holocaust, from film,

Three Minutes Lost to the Holocaust

Stand for Israel  |  June 2, 2022
Footage of everyday Jewish life in a small town in Poland from before the Holocaust has been found - footage of lives that were lost forever.
Holocaust survivor Anton Mason

A Survivor's Story

Stand for Israel  |  May 31, 2022
This is the story of Anton Mason, a Jewish Holocaust survivor who was a childhood friend of and Buchenwald inmate with author Elie Wiesel.
Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge and photographer

Generations: Portraits of Holocaust Survivors

Stand for Israel  |  May 31, 2022
Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, has photographed Holocaust survivors and their descendants in a new online exhibit.
Mount Scopus in Jerusalem in 1900

Photo Friday: Swing the Sickle, for the Harvest Is Ripe

Stand for Israel  |  May 27, 2022
In this photo from 1900 Jerusalem, a farmer swings his sickle atop Mount Scopus, rejoicing in the harvest of the Holy Land.
Holocaust survivor Lily Ebert and her grandson Dov Forman

Holocaust Survivor Spreads Hope

Stand for Israel  |  May 23, 2022
A 98-year-old Holocaust survivor and her grandson are using TikTok to educate the world about the Holocaust and spread hope.
Celebrate Israel parade in NYC, May 22, 2022

Tens of Thousands March in NYC Israel Parade

Stand for Israel  |  May 23, 2022
Thousands of Americans stood for Israel this weekend in the long-awaited return of New York's Celebrate Israel parade.
Ibex in southern Israel

Photo Friday: The High Mountains Belong to the Wild Goats

Stand for Israel  |  May 20, 2022
In this photo taken in the Negev Desert of Israel, one of the biblical animals of the Holy Land strikes a pose.
Ukrainian synagogue in Mariupol

Historic Ukrainian Synagogue Destroyed

Stand for Israel  |  May 19, 2022
The ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine has left a historic synagogue in the besieged city of Mariupol in ruins.
Four lone soldiers sisters of IDF

Four Sisters, Four Soldiers

Stand for Israel  |  May 16, 2022
A family from the U.S. has achieved a first - the first time four sisters have served together as Lone Soldiers in the IDF.
Jaroslavas Rakevicius and Justice Aharon Barak in Israel

The Holocaust Rescue of Israel's Chief Justice

Stand for Israel  |  May 16, 2022
Two simple Lithuanian farming families saved a number of Jews during the Holocaust, including Aharon Barak, a Chief Justice of Israel.
Henrietta Szold, Jewish leader

'Jewish Custom Is Very Dear and Sacred to Me'

Stand for Israel  |  May 16, 2022
A leader of women, of Zionism, and of the Jewish people, Henrietta Szold founded Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America

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