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British POWS awarded for saving Sarah, who they reunite with in 1972

Saving Sarah

Stand for Israel  |  November 18, 2021
This is the story of how a group of British POWs, themselves in danger of being killed by the Nazis, saved the life of a girl, the last survivor of her family.
Gal Gadot

Israeli Star Gal Gadot Smashes Netflix Record

Stand for Israel  |  November 16, 2021
Israeli superstar actress Gal Gadot is breaking records with her latest blockbuster movie.
Owl in Negev Desert

'Like a Desert Owl'

Stand for Israel  |  November 16, 2021
Like the bird found in the psalmist's lament in Psalm 102, the desert owl of the Holy Land lives a solitary existence in Israel's arid spots.
Troops in Ukraine

Ukraine Tensions Rise with Russia Border Build-up

Stand for Israel  |  November 15, 2021
The Jewish community in Ukraine is once again being threatened as the conflict with Russia threatens to spill across the border once again.
Daniel Barenboim as a child in Israel, 1953

A Holy Land Prodigy

Stand for Israel  |  November 15, 2021
After making aliyah as a boy, Daniel Barenboim went from musical prodigy to an important leader in the world of classical music.
Rain in Tel Aviv, 11-1-55

Photo Friday: Rain from Heaven

Stand for Israel  |  November 12, 2021
In this historic photo from Israel, taken sixty-six years ago, rain from heaven soaks Tel Aviv in the land our loving God has always cared for.
US Navy in Red Sea on Israeli exercise against Iran, November 2021

Israel and Her Allies Prepare for Iran Aggression

Stand for Israel  |  November 11, 2021
The Islamic Republic of Iran has upped its aggression toward Israel, as Israel and her allies hold a military exercise in response.
Masada 1910-1920

Masada: A Historical Epic

Stand for Israel  |  November 9, 2021
Yitzhak Lamdan was an Israeli poet, translator, editor, and columnist whose poem "Masada: A Historical Epic" has inspired the Jewish people for nearly a century.
Iron Dome - Israeli air defense system to intercept rockets or drones

Iron Dome Shoots Down Hamas Drone

Stand for Israel  |  November 8, 2021
Israel's Iron Dome air defense system has proven its worth at intercepting something other than terrorist rockets - a drone launched by Hamas.
Hyrax in crags of Nimrod Castle

Photo Friday: Home in the Crags

Stand for Israel  |  November 5, 2021
The hyrax is a biblical animal native to the Middle East that looks like a rodent, but that is most closely related to the elephant.
American flag burned in Iran, marking embassy takeover

US, Israel Flags Burned as Iran Marks 1979 Embassy Takeover

Stand for Israel  |  November 4, 2021
Fiery events across the Islamic Republic of Iran marked the 42nd anniversary of the takeover of the American Embassy.
Aliyah Minister Tamano-Shata greets Fellowship Freedom Flight of Ethiopian Jews

Ethiopian Jews Threatened by Civil War

Stand for Israel  |  November 3, 2021
Civil war in their home country is threatening Ethiopian Jews, making their aliyah (immigration) to Israel all the more urgent.

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