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7 Questions with Danny Ayalon

7 Questions with Danny Ayalon

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Israel’s Deputy Foreign Minister speaks about Jewish values, the Iranian threat, and evangelical Christians.

Cleantech Israel

Cleantech Israel

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10 reasons Israel is a cleantech leader.

Seven Questions: Mother’s Pain, Mother’s Pride

Seven Questions: Mother’s Pain, Mother’s Pride

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Miriam Peretz paid an enormous sacrifice – twice -- in defense of Israel.

Serving My Country

Serving My Country

by A.Y. Katsof

Why this fourth-generation American moved to Israel and joined the Israel Defense Forces.

Do It Now

Do It Now

by Greg Yaris

Sometimes there are no second chances.

Rebuilding Jerusalem

Rebuilding Jerusalem

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No matter how Mrs. Clinton may scold, the Jewish people are rebuilding Jerusalem.

Heroes of Israel: Bankrupting Terror

Heroes of Israel: Bankrupting Terror

Nitsana Darshan-Leitner is the voice of the victims.

Dream Doctors

Dream Doctors

Medical clowns in Israeli hospitals are making a real difference.

7 Questions: From Phishhead to Israeli Army

7 Questions: From Phishhead to Israeli Army

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David Sussman's brush with death changed his life

Zeidy's Prayer

Zeidy's Prayer

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How divine providence connected my great grandfather, father, and daughter across generations and continents.

Why Make Aliyah

Why Make Aliyah

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For a Jew, there is no better place than Israel.

The Stoning

The Stoning

by Channel 10 News

An Israeli soldier saves a five-year-old Arab girl's life.

The Cleaning Lady

The Cleaning Lady

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Lessons from a move halfway across the world.

Daring Rescues

Daring Rescues

by Nahama Sullum

Remembering the most crucial mission of Danny Kellman’s life.

Aliyah Chronicles #10: The Next Move

Aliyah Chronicles #10: The Next Move

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In Israel, our willingness to take risks have grown.

A Time to be Born

A Time to be Born

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You never know when you'll be part of a miracle.

Care Packages to Gaza

Care Packages to Gaza

by Simon Wolf

Lifting the spirits of Israeli soldiers.

Rabbi Weinberg and Sderot

Rabbi Weinberg and Sderot

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It is unacceptable that the Jewish people are not mobilized on behalf of their fellow Jews.

The Search for Amichai

The Search for Amichai

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A missing member of the family.

Champions of Unity

Champions of Unity

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Fifteen boys see beyond their ideological boxes and win the gold.

My Gush Katif Bar Mitzvah

My Gush Katif Bar Mitzvah

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By 'downgrading' the party, we're upgrading on the mitzvah.

The Hebron Massacre

The Hebron Massacre

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Eighty years ago, an Arab mob went on a rampage and murdered 69 Jews.

Never Too Old to Learn

Never Too Old to Learn

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My grandfather started learning Torah when he was 80 years old.

Gush Katif: Picking Up the Pieces

Gush Katif: Picking Up the Pieces

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Four years after the disengagement, many families are still without work.

Jimmy Carter: The Voice of Bilaam?

Jimmy Carter: The Voice of Bilaam?

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Sometimes blessings come from the most unlikely source.

Fear vs. hope

Fear vs. hope

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Israelis' anguish is too little acknowledged.

8-Year-Old Virtuoso

8-Year-Old Virtuoso

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Maya Tamir, eight years old, playing with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. Amazing!

Be A Light

Be A Light

by Aaron Ross

A group of Israeli backpackers volunteer in Himalayan village schools.

Flash of Light

Flash of Light

by Aaron Hirsh

Capturing the Western Wall, days before Shavuot 1967

A Soldier and an Old Woman

A Soldier and an Old Woman

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In Israel's darkest moment, outnumbered and surrounded by enemies, an old woman sees what no one else can see.

Israel's Pull

Israel's Pull

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Why are families leaving it all behind to come live in Israel?

Hugging Mrs. H

Hugging Mrs. H

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Even as a young child, I understood that Mrs. H's tears belonged to all of us.

Aliyah Chronicles #8: Our First Six Months

Aliyah Chronicles #8: Our First Six Months

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We've come a long way.

Aliyah Chronicles #7: Assertive Israelis

Aliyah Chronicles #7: Assertive Israelis

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Israel is not always an easy place. But when it's good, it's really good.

Eight Souls, Eight Torah Scrolls

Eight Souls, Eight Torah Scrolls

by Moshe Kempinski

As I closed my eyes I imagined eight souls dancing in a circle above us and the circling Torah scrolls.

From Mother to Son

From Mother to Son

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A mother's letter to her son who was murdered in Mercaz Harav one year ago.

My Israeli Election Experience

My Israeli Election Experience

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While for the rest of the country it was a day of fragmentation, in our voting room there was a unique moment of unity.

Dear Citizen of Gaza

Dear Citizen of Gaza

by Yishai G (reserve soldier)

I am the soldier who slept in your home.

My Gaza War Diary

My Gaza War Diary

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The power of faith and unity on the frontlines.

Coming Home from Gaza

Coming Home from Gaza

by Ilene Bloch-Levy

Thank you God for bringing my son home.

Praying for My Soldier

Praying for My Soldier

by Esti Miller

"My soldier" became like my brother, and I feared for his life.

Sderot Student at the UN

Sderot Student at the UN

by Liraz Madmony

"Are human rights for some, but not for others?"

My First War: The Aliyah Chronicles #6

My First War: The Aliyah Chronicles #6

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Missile threat in New Jersey? Is this really happening to my life?

The First of the Fallen

The First of the Fallen

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I was introduced to Dvir at his funeral.

We Are All Sderot

We Are All Sderot

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A missile exploded just 100 meters from my home and suddenly I care about the people of Sderot.

Every Soldier a Hero

Every Soldier a Hero

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The inspiring story of the hero of the Merkaz Harav massacre.

The Aliyah Chronicles #5: My American Children in Israel

The Aliyah Chronicles #5: My American Children in Israel

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Moving to Israel has been a great lesson in parenting.

Running Out of Gas: The Aliyah Chronicles #4

Running Out of Gas: The Aliyah Chronicles #4

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My terrifying moment as a new immigrant with minimal Hebrew language skills.

Miracles Happen Here: Aliyah Chronicles #9

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61 years after Israel's birth as a nation, miracles continue to happen here.

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Send Your Letter of Support

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