UWI’s seventh annual Chanukah party with Israeli soldiers, located at an anti-terror training base between Ramallah and Jericho, was the best ever, leaving participants with an even greater appreciation for the heroic defenders of Israel.
At the Na Laga’at center in Jaffa, professional deaf & blind actors run the show; the IDF gives important jobs to young people with autism; a free program helps Israeli-Arab men stop smoking, and much more.
The IDF battalion charged with safeguarding Israel’s border with Egypt has been stepping up its preparation for potential ISIS attacks from the Sinai Peninsula, where members of the terrorist organization have been operating.
Members of the IDF Northern Command Combat Engineering Corps are digging trenches and erecting a fence around the seven-mile-long area of Har Dov (also known as the Shebaa Farms) — a strip of land at the intersection of the Lebanese-Syrian border and the Israeli Golan Heights.
During Israel’s war against Hamas in Gaza in 2014, the world media, relying on unsubstantiated evidence, reported that Israel bombed the Gaza power plant multiple times – a story that turns out not to have been true.
Researchers at Israel’s Technion Institute have developed a nanomedicine technology for the targeted treatment of gastric tumors; Israeli startup MDAlgorithms has built MDacne – the world’s first app to provide mobile acne analysis with customized treatment plans, and much more.
For 10 years, Alisa Sheldon couldn’t shake her dream of moving to Israel and serving in the IDF as a combat soldier. Two months ago, she realized that dream, joining the ranks of the Lions of the Jordan Valley Battalion.
In Israel, Naomi Campbell was presented with the “Women Leading Change” award in recognition of her global endeavors for women and for needy communities, and Imams and other Muslim religious leaders from six central African states spent four days in Israel, and much more.