On June 20th, the world marks ‘World Refugee Day’, commemorating the strength, courage and perseverance of of refugees. On this day, we remember the 20th-century expulsion of Jews from Arab and Muslim countries. Jewish communities in Arab countries formed a significant part of the Jewish diaspora. From 1920 onward, some 850,000 Jews were expelled from their homes – from Tripoi to Cairo, from Damascus to Baghdad.
Jerusalem is the pulsating heart of Israel’s story throughout history, where old and new, East and West, religious and secular, all meet. To celebrate Israel’s 69th Independence Day, we’d like to sing and take you on a dance through the beautiful capital of Israel. Let’s Join Nadav and Tamar as they meet and swing through the city’s magical sites. Shall we?
This week, Hamas celebrates 10 years of control over Gaza. Let’s recap their biggest accomplishments.
If your’e a US or European taxpayer – for 10 years, your tax dollars have been funding terror and the lifestyles of Hamas leaders.
The people of Gaza deserve better. Israel deserves a chance at peace
In 25 years, the strengthening of ties between Israel and China has touched many aspects of life of people in these countries and beyond. Watch a current summary of the shared achievements of Israel-China relations:
The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel is dangerously wrong because beneath the surface it’s an attempt to delegtimize Israel as a prelude to its elimination. No Jew and no humanitarian can stand by and see that happen.
The Chinese new year starts on 28th of January and this year is the Year of the Rooster.
We asked Israeli students to wish happy new year in Chinese to our friends at the other edge of Asia. While these young Israelis had lots of great wishes to convey, handling the language turned out to be a little tricky.
These Israeli entrepreneurs are making everything from smart cars to apps that connect volunteers with their next project. Check out the start-up scene in Israel and see for yourself why Israel has earned the nickname “start-up nation.”
Gene Simmons from KISS goes to national television in America to stand up for Israel!
Via: The Israel Project
All you need to know about the BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) Movement.
But there is a solution. Seth M. Siegel, American entrepreneur, activist, and writer of the New York and LA Times bestselling book, “Let There Be Water,” says that countries all over the world can learn from Israel’s own experience in overcoming water scarcity.
Israel, a tiny country that’s 60% desert, has transformed from water-parched to a net water-producing country and became a world leader in sustainable water technologies and management.
WATCH as Seth dives into how Israel’s experience in water can help save our thirsty planet.
Come with us on a bird’s eye tour of Israel – from cityscapes to desert vistas, from forests to fields and mountains to beaches, from modern buildings to ancient fortresses; Israel has it all!
In 120 seconds, this video will change the way you see the Israel-Palestinian conflict.
An Arab and a Jew asking for hugs on the streets of East Jerusalem and Tel Aviv – and the results will surprise you.
The beauty of Israel lies in its people. Look them in the eyes, and see Israel close-up.
In only 2-minutes you’ll learn the history of the West Bank (Judea and Samaria) that you have probably never heard !
“Today you (Israelis) are fighting divine soldiers, who love death for Allah like you love life, and who compete among themselves for Martyrdom like you flee from death.”
And Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh said:
“We love death like our enemies love life! We love Martyrdom, the way in which (Hamas) leaders died.”