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Yael's Holy Land Reflections

Finding Hope Within Despair

On Tisha B’Av, through fasting, reading the Book of Lamentations, and crying out to God in prayer, Jews mourn the long history of tragedies experienced by our people. But no matter how difficult things may seem, being able to watch and partake in His promises coming to fruition brings me hope and strength.

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Happy Independence Day from Stand for Israel

Stand for Israel is suspending activity Thursday, July 4, for America's Independence Day. We’ll be back on Friday, July 5 — and rest assured, if any critically important developments related to Israel come up over the weekend, we’ll be here to let you know about them. Thank you for always standing for Israel!

Yael's Holy Land Reflections

Celebrating Israel’s Greatest Ally

This Independence Day, we celebrate the U.S.-Israel relationship because we share values, beliefs, dreams, desires, and a mutual respect for one another.

Yael's Holy Land Reflections

Father’s Day Without My Father

I was blessed to have a father like Rabbi Eckstein, and I pray that I can follow his example as an effective leader, humble servant of God, and loving parent. But this Father’s Day I will also give thanks for our heavenly Father, who loves us with an everlasting love for all of eternity.

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Photo Friday: Impress Them on Your Children

God's children — the people of Israel — recently celebrated Jerusalem Day. Surely, Israel continues to teach their children to love the Lord with all their hearts, souls, and strength!

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Jerusalem Day

As Israel gets set to commemorate the Holy City's miraculous reunification, Stand for Israel shares about this special day, including Rabbi Eckstein's final message on Yom Yerushalayim.

Yael's Holy Land Reflections

Jerusalem — My Highest Joy

On Jerusalem Day, we give thanks to God for the miraculous reunification of His Holy City. But every morning we still pray for the full restoration of Jerusalem with the Third Temple and God’s presence in our midst.

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Memorial Day Blessings from Stand for Israel

Stand for Israel is suspending activity Monday, May 27, for Memorial Day. We’ll be back on Tuesday, May 28 — and rest assured, if any critically important developments related to Israel come up over the weekend, we’ll be here to let you know about them. Thank you for always standing for Israel!

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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict is About this One Day

Jonathan Tobin reflects on the meaning of Israel Independence Day

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‘Hatikvah’ as You’ve Never Heard It Before

On Israeli Independence Day, the IDF shares an inspiring video of Israel's national anthem.

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From Dreaming to Living the Dream: Israel at 71

At age 71, the Jewish state is still in her infancy — waiting for new immigrants, new babies, and new challenges!

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The Israeli Flag Flies Everywhere

As Israel celebrates 71 years of independence on Yom HaAtzmaut, President Reuven Rivlin prayed for peace and many more years of a thriving, proud Jewish state.

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Israel Remembers 23,741 Fallen Soldiers, 3,150 Terror Victims

Sirens sounded across the Holy Land as Israelis mark their memorial day for those lost to war and terrorism.

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Sirens Wail as Israel Stops to Remember Holocaust

The entire Jewish state came to a standstill on Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) to commemorate the six million Jews who were murdered during this dark chapter in history.

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Easter & Good Friday in Jerusalem

Thousands of Christians celebrated the holy season in the Holy City.

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Passover and Easter Blessings from Stand for Israel

To observe Good Friday and the beginning of Passover, Stand for Isreal is suspending activity on Friday, April 19. We'll be back on Monday, April 22. If any critical developments related to Israel come up in the meantime, we will let you know. To our Jewish friends, a blessed Passover, and to our Christian friends, a happy Easter, and thank you all for standing for Israel!

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Photo Friday: Sound the Trumpet Throughout the Land!

As the Jewish people prepare to celebrate Passover this month, enjoy this old photo of shofar blasts welcoming pilgrims to Jerusalem.

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PA Celebrates Female Terrorists on International Women’s Day

The Palestinian group says of the women who have taken part in their "battle" against Israel: "We've had female martyrs, wounded, and prisoners."

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Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Because of the observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Stand for Israel is suspending activity through January 21. We'll be back on Tuesday, January 22 — and rest assured, if any critically important developments related to Israel come up, we'll be here to let you know about them. Thank you for standing for Israel!

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Stand for Israel Is Thankful for You

Stand for Israel is suspending activity November 22-25 for Thanksgiving. We'll be back on Monday, November 26 — and rest assured, if any critically important developments related to Israel come up over the weekend, we'll be here to let you know about them. We wish all of you a wonderful time with loved ones, and thank you for standing for Israel!

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Photo Friday: Branches from Luxuriant Trees

During the festival of Sukkot, or the biblical Feast of Tabernacles, the Bible says to rejoice to God with branches from palms, willows, and other leafy trees from His Creation.

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