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Soldiers Save Holocaust Survivor From Near Death, for Second Time in His Life

Stand for Israel  |  October 16, 2023
In an effort to rescue trapped civilians, the IDF saved a Holocaust survivor, which was one small moment of hope amid the darkness.
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Yael Speaks Out as Israel War Intensifies

Stand for Israel  |  October 12, 2023
In a new interview with CBN Digital, Yael discusses the shock and grief from the attacks on Israel, the importance of standing for freedom, and what The Fellowship is doing on the ground to help.
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One Woman’s Graceful Bravery Offers Precious Solace to a Grieving Nation

Stand for Israel  |  October 11, 2023
Rachel Edry calmly provided hospitality to Hamas terrorists who trapped her and her husband in their own home as she relayed information to a SWAT team, reports the Times of Israel.
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30 Missing People Found Safe in Gaza Border Kibbutz After Hiding Out for 3 Days

Stand for Israel  |  October 10, 2023
Even as the darkness of war continues in Israel, we give thanks to God for the recovery of 30 missing people found on a kibbutz on Monday night.
Destroyed vehicles, Sderot

War Escalates in Israel

Stand for Israel  |  October 8, 2023
Israel formally declared war on Sunday, as Israelis reel from the devastating impact of attacks by Hamas, with as many as 600 killed.
Scene of terrorist rocket attack in Ashkelon, Israel, October 7, 2023

Israel at War

Stand for Israel  |  October 7, 2023
In the early morning hours of Shabbat, Hamas terrorists launched devastating attacks from air, land, and sea, killing more than a hundred Israelis and wounding hundreds.
Building a sukkah for Sukkot near a synagogue in pre-Holocaust Lviv, 1931

Photo Friday: Your Descendants Will Know

Stand for Israel  |  October 6, 2023
A sukkah built near a synagogue for Sukkot in the days before the Holocaust, when Lviv had a Jewish population of nearly 100,000.
Raising Ink Flag during Israeli War of Independence

Raising the Ink Flag

Stand for Israel  |  October 2, 2023
Avraham Adan was an Israeli major general who served in the IDF and raised the Ink Flag during Israel's War of Independence in 1948.
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The Jerusalem of Volhynia

Stand for Israel  |  October 2, 2023
In a region of Ukraine long a center of Jewish faith, two Christian families risked their lives to save Jewish neighbors from the Holocaust.
Yemenite Jewish family of olim build sukkah for Sukkot, Israel, 1950

Photo Friday: Make Temporary Shelters

Stand for Israel  |  September 29, 2023
In this photo taken in 1950 Israel, members of a Jewish family newly immigrated from Yemen put together their sukkah to celebrate Sukkot.
Yafa Yarkoni sings to IDF troops during Six-Day War, 1967

The Songstress of the Wars

Stand for Israel  |  September 26, 2023
Serving the Holy Land throughout her career by strengthening IDF soldiers through her gift of song, Yafa Yarkoni was an Israeli musical icon.
Ustasa camp guards and Jewish prisoners during Holocaust

Hospitalizing a Healthy Man to Save Him from the Holocaust

Stand for Israel  |  September 26, 2023
This is the story of a Croatian doctor who hid Jewish patients and made up false diagnoses in order to save lives during the Holocaust.

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