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Yael Eckstein with yellow fortified ambulance which IFCJ provided to Magen David Adom. It was hit by bullets during Operation Swords of Iron.

6 Months at War: Giving Hope to the Holy Land

Stand for Israel  |  April 4, 2024
Six months ago, on October 7, the Holy Land and the lives of her people were changed forever—and your support has made all the difference.
Israeli minister of Defense Yoav Galant attends the funeral of Col Asaf Hamami in Kiryat Shaul Cemetery in Tel Aviv, December 4, 2023.

IDF Expanding Attacks on Hezbollah, Readiness for War

Stand for Israel  |  April 3, 2024
Israel’s Defense Minister Gallant speaks about preparing Israeli troops for a possible war with Hezbollah.
IDF soldiers prepare for operations in Gaza.

How Israel’s Troops Took Over Al-Shifa Hospital

Stand for Israel  |  April 2, 2024
Israel’s forces don’t refer to “Shifa Hospital” as a hospital anymore, but rather a terrorist command center.
Israeli professional soccer field with players.

October 7 Survivor Stars on Israel’s Amputee Soccer Team

Stand for Israel  |  April 1, 2024
After losing his leg when attackers at the Nova music festival threw grenades, this former professional soccer player thought he’d never play again.
Woman walking with an Israeli flag wrapped around her as she walks by fliers of people who are missing during the Israeli war.

A Hostage’s Journey from Darkness to Hope, Freedom

Stand for Israel  |  March 28, 2024
Gabriela Leimberg was captured with other family members from her sister’s kibbutz. Now released, she's started to heal.
Israelis visit

Hostage Luis Har Almost Gave up in Gaza, Then Rescuers Came

Stand for Israel  |  March 28, 2024
70-year-old released hostage, Luis Har, says dreaming of his grandchildren kept him alive during captivity in Gaza. Then, the IDF miraculously rescued him.
Hamas terrorists, Nova festival memorial, loved ones, Israeli parliament, Jerusalem

Heroes We’ve Lost

Stand for Israel  |  March 28, 2024
Kim Dukarker, 22, was an off-duty cop attending the Nova music festival who wouldn’t leave her friend’s side when they realized terrorists had infiltrated.
Israeli security forces look at the damage after a rocket fired from Lebanon hit the northern town of Kiryat Shmona, March 27, 2024.

Israeli Killed in Hezbollah Rocket Barrage

Stand for Israel  |  March 27, 2024
As many as 30 rockets fired at Israel from Hezbollah set buildings ablaze. One young man was killed in a building collapse from rocket damage.
Hezbollah, crossfire, IDF, Lebanon, northern border, war

Israel Said to Hit Hezbollah Stronghold Deep Inside Lebanon

Stand for Israel  |  March 26, 2024
After an Israeli base was targeted by Hezbollah, Israel responds with their northernmost strike in Lebanon.
Jewish children celebrate Purim at school in the Holy Land.

Evacuees from North and South Still Celebrate Purim

Stand for Israel  |  March 25, 2024
Residents of Sderot and Kiryat Shmona hold on to hope and faith this Purim.
public bomb shelter, October 7, Hamas, border, Gaza

This Is How Bomb Shelters Look in Israel

Stand for Israel  |  March 21, 2024
Israelis in Holon are painting designs onto the shelters from popular children’s books.
central Gaza, military operation, IDF, soldiers, Israel-Hamas war

IDF Arrests 650, Kills 140 Terrorists in Shifa Hospital

Stand for Israel  |  March 21, 2024
There could be as many as 50 more terrorists hiding within Shifa Hospital in northern Gaza.

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