The Israel Defense Force (IDF) is respectively referred to as, “The people’s army.” This is due to the fact that it is comprised of not only native Israelis but also people from all over the world. Additionally, with the rise of enlistment from Biblically observant men and women, this all inclusive army faces many obstacles.
Late November, a group of women from “Mothers With Meaning,” as part of a trip with Masa Israel, visited Meir Panim charity organization’s Dimona branch in southern Israel. The group was so touched by Meir Panim’s good work, as they visited its Holocaust Survivors program, that they decided to arrange a special event for the city’s impoverished and mainstream citizens.
On December 24, the new Governor of the Bank of Israel, Prof. Amir Yaron was sworn in at Israeli President Reuven Rivlin residence with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in attendance. Through each of their speeches, it became clear that the goals of the Governor and Prime Minister were different from the goals of the… Read more »
As people worldwide busy themselves with holiday celebrations, especially striving to bring joy to the children in their lives, getting the right gift can become a burden. Colel Chabad, Israel’s longest running charity organization, has mastered this challenge by personally giving thousands of hand-picked gifts to hospitalized and special needs children in Israel.
Thanksgiving, this year November 22, was inaugurated in 1621 by the colonial Pilgrims who wanted to show their gratitude for having a productive harvest which provided satisfying meals. Thanksgiving continues to be a day upon which most Americans gather with family and friends for feasting and counting their blessings.
As hundreds of missiles bombarded Israel this week from the Gaza strip, residents of the Holy Land’s southern communities again faced terror, chaos and the fear of destruction and death. Israelis and those who love the Land and its people, joined forces, praying and opening their homes to traumatized families.