The synagogue, along with a Torah scroll used by Israeli soldiers, was destroyed on the Kissufim Base by a Hamas rocket in early May.
About 200 immigrants (olim) gathered to celebrate Thanksgiving Thursday night, in a special traditional dinner hosted by Nefesh B’Nefesh (NBN), Friends of the IDF (FIDF), and the Ministry of Absorption and Immigration. Arutz Sheva visited the lively dinner hall to discuss what the traditional American holiday of gratitude meant to the expatriates.
Cornerstone Church, the church of Pastor John Hagee, held its 33rd annual Night to Honor Israel on Sunday with the largest donations to Holy Land going to organizations working in aliyah, or immigration to Israel. The international aliyah organization Nefesh B’Nefesh received the single largest gift, with a $500,000 donation. The Jewish Agency, which also deals in… Read more »
“The beneficent soul shall be made rich, and he that satisfieth abundantly shall be satisfied also himself.” (Proverbs 11:25) Wealthy British entertainer, Simon Cowell, attended a recent fundraiser dinner for the American Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) in Los Angeles. He amused guests and raised a whopping additional $.251 million for the event… Read more »
Cultivating the Integration of Ethiopian-Israelis into Military and Civilian Society. Ethiopian-Israelis tend to have exemplary service records: 90% of Ethiopian-Israeli combat soldiers complete their full military service as opposed to 70% of combat soldiers from other populations. Despite these high percentage rates, IDF research shows that soldiers from the Ethiopian community don’t reach their highest… Read more »