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Nicolette Bruining

A Teacher, a Preacher, a Righteous Gentile

Stand for Israel  |  September 4, 2023
Nicolette Bruining was a Dutch teacher, theologian, and radio personality who helped Jews during the Holocaust, earning her recognition as Righteous Among the Nations.
Avraham Avigdorov

A Hero of Israel

Stand for Israel  |  September 4, 2023
Avraham Avigdorov was an IDF soldier whose bravery during Israel's War of Independence earned him the highest Israeli military decoration.
A Jewish woman doing labor in a field in pre-state Israel, picking fruit. 1947.

Photo Friday: The Fruit of Your Labor

Stand for Israel  |  August 31, 2023
As the summer begins to give way to fall, we wish our American friends a Happy Labor Day and God's peace to all.
IDF at scene of terror ramming attack, Modiin, Israel, August 31, 2023.

IDF Soldier Killed, 6 Injured in Terror Attack

Stand for Israel  |  August 31, 2023
A group of IDF soldiers was targeted by a terrorist ramming attack, injuring six and leaving one of the Holy Land's warriors dead.
Art studio of artist Istvan Szonyi

Safety in an Artist's Studio

Stand for Israel  |  August 28, 2023
Istvan Szonyi was a renowned painter and art professor who used his studio to shelter Jews during the Holocaust.
Tal Brody playing basketball

Putting Israel on the Map

Stand for Israel  |  August 28, 2023
Tal Brody is an Israeli-American basketball star, Goodwill Ambassador of Israel, and veteran of both the American and Israeli armies.
Golda Meir and David Ben-Gurion, 1959

Photo Friday: Golda and Ben-Gurion

Stand for Israel  |  August 25, 2023
In this photo taken in 1959, two of Israel's founders and guiding lights—Golda Meir and David Ben
Israeli man wounded in terror shooting, August 21, 2023

Israeli Families Torn Apart by Terror

Stand for Israel  |  August 21, 2023
Recent terror attacks in Israel have targeted Israeli families. Please pray for peace in the Holy Land and God's protection over His people.
Mayor Jean Deffaugt and the Jewish children he saved in Nazi-occupied France

A Righteous Mayor in Occupied France

Stand for Israel  |  August 21, 2023
The mayor of a French town overtaken by the Nazis, Mayor Jean Deffaugt hid and saved the lives of many Jewish children during the Holocaust.
Shaike Ophir, Israel's first mime

Israel's First Mime

Stand for Israel  |  August 21, 2023
Shaike Ophir was a Jerusalem-born actor and comedian who not only charmed Israel with his gift for entertaining, but served bravely during her War of Independence.
Yemenite Jews complete journey, arriving in Israel, 1950

Photo Friday: He Has Watched Over Your Journey

Stand for Israel  |  August 18, 2023
A group of Jews from Yemen complete their journey to make aliyah in 1950, arriving in Israel, their biblical homeland.
Menachem Begin and Ronald Reagan at White House, September 9, 1981

A Zionist and Israeli Leader

Stand for Israel  |  August 14, 2023
Escaping the Holocaust by making aliyah, Menachem Begin helped found the Jewish state and served as Israel's sixth Prime Minister.

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