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Masada at twilight

Photo Friday: At Twilight

Stand for Israel  |  July 9, 2021
In this shot at twilight in the Holy Land, "the dark of night set in" on Masada.
Berry Sakharof

Berry Sakharof - The Prince of Israeli Rock

Stand for Israel  |  July 7, 2021
One of Israel's most popular and critically acclaimed musicians, Berry Sakharof is referred to as "the prince of Israeli rock."
Pat Boone and Rabbi Eckstein

No Greater Friend of Israel Than Pat Boone

Stand for Israel  |  July 6, 2021
From The Fellowship's earliest days, Pat Boone has not only been a friend and supporter of our mission, but of God's people, as well.
Gino Bartali at start of bicycle race

The Race of His Life

Stand for Israel  |  July 6, 2021
Before WWII Gino Bartali won the Tour de France twice and became an Italian national hero, but during the Holocaust showed his true heroism.
Boston Police investigate stabbing of rabbi, July 2021

Boston Rabbi Stabbed

Stand for Israel  |  July 2, 2021
After a rabbi in Boston was stabbed in a vicious attack, the community has joined together in outrage against anti-Semitism.
Ibex in Ein Gedi, biblical Crags of Wild Goats

Photo Friday: The Bible's Wild Goats

Stand for Israel  |  July 2, 2021
An ibex rests by the Dead Sea at Ein Gedi, near the biblical Crags of the Wild Goats read about in the story of David and Saul.
IDF at site of Florida condo collapse, June 2021

'Sometimes We Cry'

Stand for Israel  |  July 1, 2021
Israelis in Florida to help in wake of condo disaster say, "We're just seeing an incredible outpouring of compassion and a desire to help."
Archaeologist Yigael Yadin at Egyptian ruins, 1979

Israeli Archaeologist and IDF Hero

Stand for Israel  |  June 30, 2021
Yigael Yadin was an Israeli archaeologist and politician who served as the second Chief of Staff of the IDF.
Israelites crossing Red Sea to illustrate Handel

Handel’s Israel in Egypt

Stand for Israel  |  June 29, 2021
On June 29, 1888, an audio performance of the Handel masterpiece, Israel in Egypt, became the first such recording ever made.
Elisabeta Strul who saved many Jews, including man she would marry

She Saved the Man She Would Marry

Stand for Israel  |  June 29, 2021
Elisabeta Strul saved many Jews from the Holocaust, including her future husband whom she immigrated to Israel with (aliyah).
Librarian and Righteous Gentile Ona Simaite with a friend in Israel

A Lithuanian Librarian and Holocaust Hero

Stand for Israel  |  June 22, 2021
A librarian at Vilnius University in Lithuania, Ona Simaite used her position to save Jews during the Holocaust.
Fires near Israel-Gaza border, where terrorists launch incendiary balloons

Terror Balloons from Gaza Spark Fires in Southern Israel

Stand for Israel  |  June 16, 2021
For the second day in a row, terrorists in Gaza have sent incendiary balloons into Israel which have started raging fires in the Holy Land.

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