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Amir Nachomi (seated, second from left), Israeli fighter pilot and Yom Kippur War hero

A Yom Kippur War Hero

Stand for Israel  |  October 3, 2022
Having flown and fought in the Yom Kippur War, during Israel's conflict with Lebanon, and in Operation Opera, Amir Nachumi is one of Israel's top fighter pilot aces.
IDF soldiers called up on Yom Kippur 1973

Photo Friday: I Remembered You

Stand for Israel  |  September 30, 2022
On Yom Kippur in 1973, these IDF soldiers prayed for God's protection after being called up to protect Israel in the Yom Kippur War.
Gerda Valentiner, Danish teacher and Holocaust hero

A Special Schoolteacher

Stand for Israel  |  September 28, 2022
Gerda Valentiner, a Danish teacher, joined the resistance against the Nazis and rescued numerous Jewish children from death.
Jewish soldier in Holy Land blows shofar, trumpet made from ram's horn, 1941

Photo Friday: The Sounding of Trumpets

Stand for Israel  |  September 23, 2022
As World War II dawns, a Jewish soldier in the Holy Land blows a shofar to sound in the new year on Rosh Hashanah.

They Called Her Grandma

Stand for Israel  |  September 19, 2022
The story of a Ukrainian Christian who took in a sick Jewish woman, who her children called "Grandma," and sheltered her from the Nazis despite the danger it posed to her own family.
Poet Uri Zvi Greenberg on his 80th birthday

A Poet of the Jewish People

Stand for Israel  |  September 19, 2022
Uri Zvi Greenberg was an Israeli poet and journalist who wrote in both Hebrew and Yiddish, as well as a Zionist and Israeli politician.
Rainbow over Judean Hills, east of Ma'ale Adumim

Photo Friday: The Rainbow Appears

Stand for Israel  |  September 16, 2022
A rainbow appears over the Judean Hills east of the Holy City of Jerusalem, a reminder of God's love for His people and their Promised Land.
Princess Alice

A Princess with a Deep Religious Faith

Stand for Israel  |  September 12, 2022
Princess Alice, mother-in-law of Queen Elizabeth and grandmother of King Charles III, overcame much to save Greek Jews from the Nazis.
Ludviga Pukas with rescued Jewish children from Ukraine

As a Mother

Stand for Israel  |  September 12, 2022
A Christian in Ukraine during WWII, Ludviga Pukas raised two Jewish children as her own, saving them from certain death during the Holocaust.
Stars in the heavens above the Judean Hills

Photo Friday: He Alone Stretches Out the Heavens

Stand for Israel  |  September 9, 2022
A shot of the stars of the heavens as seen from the Judean Hills of the Holy Land shows God's "wonders that cannot be fathomed."
Papyrus note from First Temple period in Bible times

A Note from Bible Times

Stand for Israel  |  September 8, 2022
A papyrus note from the First Temple period has been returned to archaeology experts in the Holy Land from Montana.
Israelis remember victims of 1972 Munich Massacre

Remembering the Munich Massacre

Stand for Israel  |  September 5, 2022
Forty-seven years ago today, Palestinian terrorists -- members of the group "Black September" -- climbed the fence surrounding the Olympic Village in Munich, Germany, site of the summer Olympics that year.

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