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Nazis deporting Dutch Jews, the very deportations Righteous Gentiles like Johan van Hurst tried to stop

Those Who Save One Life Save a Universe

Stand for Israel  |  December 15, 2021
Johan van Hulst was a Dutch Christian who saved more than 600 Jewish children from the Nazis during the Holocaust.
Miss Universe pageant in Eilat, Israel, December 2021

Miss Universe Pageant Finds Israel's Beauty on Full Display

Stand for Israel  |  December 14, 2021
Hundreds of millions of people from 172 countries tuned in for the Miss Universe competition, held this year in the Holy Land.
Rafi Eitan, The Man Who Captured Eichmann

The Man Who Caught Adolf Eichmann

Stand for Israel  |  December 14, 2021
Israeli hero Rafi Eitan led a 1960 Mossad operation to Argentina to capture the Nazi architect of the Holocaust, Adolf Eichmann
IDF search and rescue team which helps after disasters such as tornadoes

Israel Offers Aid to Kentucky After Devastating Tornadoes

Stand for Israel  |  December 13, 2021
This weekend, tornadoes ravaged several states in the U.S., particularly communities in Kentucky. A
Crossing the River Jordan (c. 1915-1920)

Photo Friday: Cross the Jordan

Stand for Israel  |  December 10, 2021
In this photo from the earliest days of the British-mandate era in the Holy Land, riders on horseback cross the River Jordan.
Ambulance carries woman stabbed in terror attack, December 8, 2021

Jewish Mother Stabbed in East Jerusalem Terror Attack

Stand for Israel  |  December 8, 2021
Terror again reared its head in the Holy Land when a mother of five was stabbed by a young terrorist - simply for being Jewish.
Golda Meir aboard an Israeli submarine, 1959

Golda Meir - Part of Our Way of Life

Stand for Israel  |  December 8, 2021
Born in Kyiv, and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where she taught, Golda Meir made aliyah to Israel, where she served as the nation's fourth (and first female) prime minister.
Israeli children hold Hanukkah party, 1949

Photo Friday: The Praise of Children

Stand for Israel  |  December 3, 2021
A classroom of Jewish children hold a Hanukkah party in the early state of Israel.
Menorah toppled in Hanukkah anti-Semitism in Ukraine

Menorahs in Ukraine Toppled in Hanukkah Anti-Semitism

Stand for Israel  |  December 2, 2021
As Jews in Ukraine celebrate Hanukkah, they also face ongoing anti-Semitism, with at least three incidents already reported.
Palestinians attack Israelis, burn car, December 1, 2021

Israelis Attacked, Car Torched

Stand for Israel  |  December 2, 2021
Two Israeli citizens who become lost in Palestinian Authority territory were attacked by Palestinians, barely escaping with their lives.
A Hanukkah menorah defies the Nazis during the Holocaust

Hanukkah During the Holocaust

Stand for Israel  |  December 1, 2021
During the darkest days of the Holocaust, the Jewish people kept their faith, celebrating Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights.
IDF soldiers celebrate Hanukkah, story of Maccabees victory

Hanukkah Heroes and Modern Maccabees

Stand for Israel  |  November 30, 2021
From the Maccabees who saved God's children in Bible times to today's IDF who watch over His Holy Land, Hanukkah has long been a special time.

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