In the run up to Israel Independence Day, the Israeli Democracy Institute carried out a telephone survey of 600 Arab and Jewish citizens, in conjunction with Tel Aviv University, asking the question “how life in Israel is going.”
Run by believers, the Aliyah Return Center (ARC), previously located in Tiberias, recently joined forces with the Jewish Agency for Israel, the organization responsible nationally for Aliyah and Absorption.
Israel displayed its new F-35 stealth fighters during this week’s Independence Day celebrations. In Hebrew the plane is known as Adir – or great one.
Since the time of the Ottoman Empire the Holy Land has maintained an Islamic Sharia court system and, even today, the Jewish state allows these courts to operate in Israeli cities and towns with high Muslim populations.
An Israeli soldier who was killed in action in summer 2014 fighting Hamas during Operation Protective Edge in Gaza, had written a moving letter to his parents during a school trip to Auschwitz Birkenau in Poland.
Cyber terrorism and crime is set to become the world’s greatest security threat, according to Israeli State Comptroller Yosef Shapira who hosted an international seminar earlier this month with his foreign counterparts.
Juergen Buehler, the son of a German soldier, together with his colleague Shimon Savag, the son of a holocaust survivor, this week described in an interview on Israel’s Channel 2 news their work to serve Israel’s remaining Holocaust survivors.
Israeli teenager Ayala Shapira was in her father’s car two years ago on the way home from math club when a 16-year-old terrorist threw a Molotov cocktail at the vehicle.
Israel is currently holding a second joint air force exercise with the United Arab Emirates, a year after Israel set up a diplomatic mission in the oil-rich Gulf State which, like Israel, is staunchly opposed to Islamist aggression.
So what should we be expecting? Whether the process is gradual or sudden, scripture is clear as to what is surely coming: Aliyah will take place, in due course, from all nations where Jews have found temporary residence.