Israel in the News
The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews is mourning the passing of its Founder and President Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, who died Wednesday at his home in Jerusalem at age 67. A prominent leader in Israel and the U.S., Eckstein is remembered for his trailblazing work connecting Christians and Jews
The Israeli Air Force carried out a series of airstrikes on Hamas terror targets in the Gaza Strip this week in retaliation for a rocket fired from Gaza. The rocket was intercepted and shot down by the Iron Dome defense system.
During his recent visit to Brazil, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was awarded the National Order of the Southern Cross — the most prestigious medal Brazil bestows upon foreign dignitaries.
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