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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.
IDF soldier at scene of terror shooting attack, February 26, 2023

Horror in the Holy Land

Stand for Israel  |  February 27, 2023
An ongoing wave of terror attacks in the Holy Land left two Israeli brothers dead, and another young Israeli fighting for his life.
Children during Holocaust helped by Mennonite Lois Gunden

A Christian in Nazi-Occupied France

Stand for Israel  |  February 27, 2023
A Mennonite from the U.S. and a French teacher, Lois Gunden rescued many Jewish children in France during the Holocaust.
Rabbi Eckstein and Ariel Sharon

An Israeli Soldier, Servant, and Leader

Stand for Israel  |  February 26, 2023
A Prime Minister of Israel, Ariel Sharon spent more than 25 years in the IDF – including the 1948 War of Independence, the 1967 Six-Day War, and the Yom Kippur War of 1973.
Lublin, Poland, during the Holocaust

An Israeli Survivor's Holocaust Story

Stand for Israel  |  February 20, 2023
Our friends at The Jerusalem Post share the story of an elderly immigrant to Israel's story of survival during the Holocaust.
Chaim Weizmann

Chaim Weizmann: Israel's First President

Stand for Israel  |  February 20, 2023
CBN shares a documentary on this week's Israeli You Should Know, Chaim Weizmann, who served as the Jewish state's president from independence until his death.
Laborers at Julius Madritsch sewing factory during the Holocaust

Sewing and Safety in the Krakow Ghetto

Stand for Israel  |  February 20, 2023
Much like Oskar Schindler, three Christians used textile factories to employ Jews at sewing, thus saving them from death at the hands of the Nazis.
IDF help earthquake victims in Turkey in February 2023

IDF Field Hospital Treats Hundreds of Earthquake Victims

Stand for Israel  |  February 13, 2023
Hundreds of victims of last week's devastating earthquake in Turkey have found help at an IDF field hospital.
Dr. Ruth Westheimer

Dr. Ruth - A Holocaust Survivor and Holy Land Hero

Stand for Israel  |  February 13, 2023
Dr. Ruth Westheimer might be known to millions from her career as a therapist and on television, but she also survived the Holocaust and served Israel on the battlefield.
Benyamin and Fedora with their daughter after WWII and the Holocaust

Finding Love and Shelter

Stand for Israel  |  February 13, 2023
A Christian young woman in Ukraine sheltered a young Jewish man during the Holocaust, and later married him and raised a family.
Scene of car-ramming attack on February 10, 2023, that left two young Israelis dead

Three Young Israelis Killed in Terror Attack

Stand for Israel  |  February 10, 2023
Three young people, including 6- and 8-year-old brothers, were killed in a terrorist car-ramming attack at a bus stop in Israel.
IDF aid to Turkey after earthquake, February 6, 2023

Operation Olive Branch: Israel Reaches Out to Earthquake Victims

Stand for Israel  |  February 6, 2023
The IDF has sent a group of search and rescue experts to help Israel's neighbors in the Middle East after the massive earthquake in Turkey.

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