The IDF is in the midst of a wide ranging 10-day drill to practice a mock war with Hezbollah, the Iran-backed Shi’ite terror group based in Lebanon. Tens of thousands of soldiers, and thousands of reservists are taking part in the exercise.
Sukkot, the Feast of Tabernacles, begins on the evening of Oct. 4 this year and many in Israel are already preparing for the holiday including a group of Israeli Messianic leaders planning to host a special gathering for ministry leaders and believers from around the world.
Sukkot, the Feast of Tabernacles, is a joyful time in Israel, and Vision For Israel (VFI) will be joining the nation’s celebrations by holding its annual celebration of the holiday in downtown Jerusalem.
Two Israeli surgeons from Haifa’s Rambam Medical Center recently returned from Ghana, where they operated on children with facial deformities.
American comedian and late-night host Conan O’Brien toured Israel recently and had nothing but high praise for the Jewish state, uploading candid videos of his adventures to social media on a daily basis.
The Citizen’s Empowerment Center, an Israeli good governance NGO, has found that a number of anti-racism measures recommended by the Ministry of Justice in 2016 have yet to be implemented.
A Syrian rebel militia commander has said thousands of Syrians living on the Golan Heights bordering Israel are putting aside their natural hatred of the Jewish state and accepting its help, according to the Times of Israel.
Jewish Knesset members were allowed to visit the Temple Mount last week, for the first time since Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s October 2015 ban on parliamentarians going to the site.
Al Jazeera aired an investigative report last week showing a volunteer Israel soldier claiming she killed Palestinian civilians and children while serving in the IDF — a false claim the woman made on a reality show called Lie Detector.
Israel has one of the highest rates of vaccination for children in the world, but the issue of whether to vaccinate can be as divisive in the Holy Land as it is internationally.