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Photo Friday: Though War Break Out Against Me

An IDF soldier during the Yom Kippur War watches as the Israeli Air Force provides cover on the Golan Heights.

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‘We Don’t Have Enough People to Defend the State’

When Israel's enemies attacked her on the holiest day of the year, her leaders worried it could lead to the Jewish state's destruction.

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Safety in an Artist’s Studio

Istvan Szonyi was a renowned painter and art professor who used his studio to shelter Jews during the Holocaust.

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A Russian Princess and Righteous Gentile

Sofka Skipwith was born into royalty, interned by the Nazis, and worked to save Jews during the Holocaust.

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Photo Friday: In the Wilderness

A 1950 photo of the Ein Radian oasis in Israel, just north of the Red Sea. This is the area where God, through His "great compassion," sustained the Israelites.

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The Untold Story of Japan’s Schindler

Willy Foerster was a German factory owner in WWII Japan who saved fleeing Jews. After the war, he was framed by the Nazis, and his story has been little-known until recently.

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The Spy

Eli Cohen, an Israeli spy whose work in Syria led to his execution but also helped Israel win the Six-Day War, is remembered in a new Netflix series.

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The Polish Anne Frank

After Renia Spiegel was murdered by the Nazis, her secret diary is about to be published more than seven decades later.

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An Officer and a Gentleman

Aharon Yariv was an IDF general and Israeli politician who headed military intelligence and directed Operation Wrath of God after the 1972 Munich Massacre.

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The Blue-Collar Latvian Schindler

Zanis Lipke managed to hide, transport, and save 60 Jews during the Holocaust despite limited means and constant threat of execution by the Nazis.

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Photo Friday: Rejoicing Always in His Presence

In this photo taken in 1949, Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion delights in watching Israeli children dance outside his office.

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Kidnapping, in Real Time

Five years after three Israeli teens were murdered by terrorists, details of the manhunt for their kidnappers are at last being made public.

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‘You Can Take My Body, But Not My Soul’

A Christian family in Ukraine lost all that they had because they helped save God's children during the Holocaust.

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‘One Young Goat’

Ephraim Kishon was an Israeli writer, Oscar-nominated film director, and one of the world's most widely read satirists.

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180 Years of the Temple Mount in Pictures

A new exhibit at the Tower of David reveals nearly two centuries of photographic history of the most volatile spot in the Middle East, much of it never seen before.

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My Father’s Actions

Among the many Jews who Johann Karl Nurnberger saved during the Holocaust was a baby boy named Peter, who Johann adopted and raised as his own son.

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Photo Friday: Bibi and the Boy Scouts

As Tzofim, Israel's Boy and Girl Scouts program, celebrates its 100th anniversary, enjoy this picture from 1957 of a young Benjamin Netanyahu.

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The Holocaust Survivor Who Won 10 Olympic Medals

Agnes Keleti survived the Nazis, medaled ten times in gymnastics, made aliyah to the Holy Land, and at 98 is still feisty as ever.

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Forgotten Heroes: The Jewish Resistance and Exodus 1947

Learn the long-overlooked story of a major contribution to the creation of the modern state of Israel.

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‘Be Careful You Don’t Get Dirty’

Father Jacob Raile spent the Holocaust finding, hiding, feeding, and saving the lives of 150 Hungarian Jews.

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Photo Friday: Tradition!

In this photo from 1966, the Fiddler on the Roof cast takes the stage of Jaffa's Alhambra Theatre.

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