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Fatebenefratelli Hospital, where Syndrome K saved Jewish lives during the Holocaust

Syndrome K - How a Fictitious Disease Saved Real Lives

Stand for Israel  |  September 1, 2021
As the Nazis raided and liquidated the ghetto in Rome during WWII, doctors at one Italian hospital saved Jewish lives with "Syndrome K."
Itzhak Perlman

Peace Be Upon You

Stand for Israel  |  August 31, 2021
Enjoy the traditional Jewish song, "Sholom Aleichem," Hebrew for "Peace Be Upon You," as played by famed Israeli violinist, Itzhak Perlman.
Israeli PM Bennett in Washington for Shabbat in August 2021

An Unexpected Shabbat

Stand for Israel  |  August 30, 2021
Israeli Prime Minister Neftali Bennett spent the past Shabbat sequestered in Washington, D.C., after his summit there was delayed.
Border Police, Barel Shmueli, killed in August 2021 Gaza riots

Israeli Border Policeman Dies After Being Shot in Gaza Riot

Stand for Israel  |  August 30, 2021
A 21-year-old member of the IDF's Border Police has died after being shot while protecting the Holy Land during recent Gaza rioting.
Great Synagogue of Vilna

Vilna Synagogue Torah Ark Rediscovered

Stand for Israel  |  August 27, 2021
The Israel Antiquities Authority has found the Torah ark from the Great Synagogue of Vilna, first destroyed by the Nazis, then by the Soviets.
Palm Trees at Kibbutz Degania Alef

Photo Friday: Flourish Like a Palm Tree

Stand for Israel  |  August 27, 2021
Palm trees line the water at Kibbutz Degania Alef on the Sea of Galilee, the earliest such farming community in the Holy Land.
Sofia Kritikou, Greek housekeeper and Righteous Gentile

A Housekeeper and Hero of the Holocaust

Stand for Israel  |  August 26, 2021
A single mother and housekeeper from Athens, Greece, Sofia Kritikou sheltered and saved Jews during the Nazi occupation of her country.
Iron Dome missile defense system, partially provided by American aid to Israel

US Army Tests Iron Dome from Israel

Stand for Israel  |  August 24, 2021
The American military has carried out initial tests of an Iron Dome system that Israel provided to her friends in the U.S. Army.
Global Anti-semitism is on the rise

Global Anti-Semitism on Rise

Stand for Israel  |  August 23, 2021
Two recent incidents of hatred against the Jewish people - one in England and one in the U.S. - highlight global anti-Semitism on the rise.
Ukrainian farmers who hid Jews in haystack during Holocaust

18 Months Hiding in a Haystack

Stand for Israel  |  August 16, 2021
This is the story of a farming couple who sheltered a Jewish family for a year and a half - in a haystack - saving them from certain death.
Wildfires in Israel, August 2021

Wildfires Threaten Jerusalem

Stand for Israel  |  August 16, 2021
To the south of the Holy City, homes have been evacuated and roads have been closed as wildfires threaten Jerusalem.
Workers make sweet treats at candy factory in Ramat Gan, Israel, 1938

Photo Friday: Something Sweet

Stand for Israel  |  August 13, 2021
Workers in a candy factory in Ramat Gan in 1938 create sweet treats for the people of the Holy Land, a full decade before Israel won her sweet independence.

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