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Joyful Sukkot Blessings from Stand for Israel

Stand for Israel is suspending activity September 24 for Sukkot, the biblical Feast of Tabernacles. We'll be back on Tuesday, September 25 — 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.

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Yom Kippur Blessings from Stand for Israel

Stand for Israel is suspending activity September 19 for Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. We'll be back on Thursday, September 20 — and rest assured, if any critically important developments related to Israel come up, we'll be here to let you know about them.

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Photo Friday: A Very Loud Trumpet Blast

IDF Rabbi Shlomo Goren sounds the shofar — the same instrument the Jewish people will soon blow for Rosh Hashanah — after Israel retakes Jerusalem's Old City in 1967.

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Shanah Tovah from Stand for Israel

Stand for Israel is suspending activity September 10 and 11 for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. We'll be back on Wednesday, September 12 — and rest assured, if any critically important developments related to Israel come up in the meantime, we'll be here to let you know about them. Shanah Tovah — Happy New Year

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‘We Won’t Be Collateral Victims’

At a special service before Rosh Hashanah, Jewish leaders in France warned their president of their country's — and contintent's — rising anti-Semitism.

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Trump Marks Rosh Hashanah

In a call to American Jews ahead of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, Trump spoke of what he has done and will do for the Jewish state and the Jewish people.

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Happy Memorial Day from Stand for Israel

Stand for Israel is suspending activity Monday, May 28, for Memorial Day. We'll be back on Tuesday, May 29 — 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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With BBQs and F-35s, Israelis Delight in 70 Years of Independence

The people of Israel celebrated their seven decades as a nation today.

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Bibi: We Bow Our Heads in Memory of Our Loved Ones

As the Jewish state began Yom HaZikaron, Israel's Memorial Day for fallen soldiers and victims of terror, PM Netanyahu mourned all Israelis lost, including his own brother.

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Photo Friday: Silence in the Streets

On Yom HaShoah, life came to a standstill in the Holy Land when drivers and pedestrians stopped for a moment of silence to remember the six million Jews murdered during the Holocaust.

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A Happy Passover and Easter to All from Stand for Israel!

Who knew that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was an artist? The Prime Minister released this drawing that depicts items featured in the traditional Passover seder meal, along with Passover greetings to the Israeli people.

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Israel’s Soldiers Prepare for Passover

Like all Israelis, IDF soldiers are readying for Passover – and that means both preparing to observe this biblical holiday and preparing to keep Israel and her people safe as they celebrate.

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IDF Shuts Crossings for Purim

In advance of the upcoming Jewish holiday, the Israeli military has imposed a four-day closure on the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

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Photo Friday: All Your Trees

In this photo from 1963, Israel's first Prime Minister plants a tree on Tu B'Shvat with children of the Holy Land.

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Happy New Year from Stand for Israel

Because of our observance of New Year's Day, Stand for Israel is suspending activity through January 1. We'll be back on Tuesday, January 2 — and rest assured, if any critically important developments related to Israel come up, we'll be here to let you know about them. A Happy New Year to you all, and thank you for standing for Israel!

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Photo Friday: A Nazareth Nativity

Holy Land children in Nazareth in 1959 put on a nativity scene to celebrate Christmas.

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Merry Christmas from Stand for Israel

Stand for Israel is suspending activity December 23-25 for Christmas. We'll be back on Tuesday, December 26 — and rest assured, if any critically important developments related to Israel come up, we'll be here to let you know about them. We wish a Merry Christmas to our Christian friends, and thank you all for standing for Israel!

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Photo Friday: So the Light Answers

On Hanukkah 1931, a Jewish family defied the Nazis with their

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Over 1,000 Jews Visit Temple Mount for Tisha B’Av

A record number of Jewish people visited the Old City's holy site for the fast commemorating the destruction of the Temples that once stood there.

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Happy July 4th from Stand for Israel

Stand for Israel will be suspending activity for July 4. If any critical developments related to Israel come up, we will keep you informed. Have a happy Independence Day and thank you for standing for Israel!

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Shavuot Blessings from Stand for Israel

Stand for Israel is suspending activity Wednesday, May 31, for Shavuot, the Jewish holiday also known as Pentecost. We’ll be back on Thursday, June 1 — 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.

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