Yotam Goren. (YouTube) (YouTube)
Yotam Goren


Good News Israel presents Israeli appointed to senior UN role; more Syrians treated in Israel and much more.

By: Michael Ordman



School for all with cerebral palsy

Some 150 Muslim, Christian and Jewish students, most with cerebral palsy, attend the ONN School for Special Education in Tel Aviv. The school provides academic, social and life skills for the students, who range from 6 to 21 years of age.

Prisoners volunteer to help disabled

Three times a week, 26 Israeli prisoners from six southern jails shed their inmate garb and board a bus for ALEH Negev to help severely disabled residents. Upon returning, each prisoner discusses the experience with his social worker.

Israeli Arab wins international wetlands award

Giselle Hazzan, director of the Ein Afek Nature Reserve in the Galilee, won the “Wise use of wetlands” award at the 12th Conference of the Parties (COP) of the Ramsar (Global Environment) Convention.

Fighter pilot gets her wings

In Jewish Press’ photo of the day, Prime Minister Netanyahu congratulates one of the newly graduated Israeli Air Force pilots at the Hatzerim Air Base in the Negev on June 25, 2015.

Syrians treated in Israel

Israeli appointed to senior UN role

Israel’s Yotam Goren was appointed as deputy chairman of the Administrative and Budgetary Committee to the United Nations General Assembly. The committee functions as the U.N.’s “Finance Ministry,” responsible for a budget of more than $11 billion.


Click here for all of this week’s Good News from Israel.