As a Christian Arab-Israeli, Jennifer Jozin was not required to draft into the military, but she chose to serve her country anyway, and volunteered to join the IDF. Today, she is an NCO in Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT), and serves at the Allenby Bridge Crossing, a vital part of the Civil… Read more »
In February, the IDF will promote a Christian soldier to the rank of lieutenant-colonel, making him the first soldier of his faith to achieve that rank. This comes as the result of a six-year process intended to help the indigenous Christian community integrate into mainstream Israeli society. The identity of Maj. I must remain secret… Read more »
On October 29, President Reuven Rivlin and First Lady, Nechama, participated in the beginning of the olive harvest season by picking olives from the trees at the President’s residence in Jerusalem. Religious, secular, Jewish and Christian olive growers from across Israel came with the next generation, their children and grandchildren.
In response to media inquiries concerning the approval by Israel’s Planning Committee of the Civil Administration to construct 2,000 units in Judea and Samaria, Hanan Ashrawi, a leading politician in the Palestinian Authority, responded in a manner that should have been taken straight from the most egregious sources of anti-Jewish rhetoric.