N. J. Schiavi
As officials marked the historic transfer of the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem on Monday afternoon, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu overflowed with gratitude to America and her president for recognizing an important truth.
The president of the world’s most powerful nation recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, becoming the first country to do so in the 70-year history of the Jewish state.
While research has shown that support for and engagement with Israel among American Jews has been waning, the Barna Group study confirmed that this appears to be true for young American Jews who have not visited Israel.
A poll commissioned by Jews for Jesus shows that 21 percent of Jewish millennials in America believe that Jesus was God and another 28 percent believe that even if he’s not God, Jesus was a spiritual leader or rabbi.
Last week the Israeli government took a chance that the success of a few Jewish Media Summits sponsored by the Government Press Office and Foreign Ministry could also translate to Christian media.
Speaking at the first of its kind conference for Christian media sponsored by the Israeli government, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told participants that Christians are Israel’s best friends.
After several months of zero precipitation the first rains of the season fell on Sunday in answer to the collective prayer of Jews who, during the holiday of Sukkot, pray for a good rainy season during the winter.
Dozens of Israeli school children classified as “special needs” are still at home around the country awaiting school placement or the much-needed services for which they are eligible.
Israel Investment, a new organization just launched in the United Kingdom, aims to connect experienced and aspiring investors int he U.K. with companies and startups across Israel’s diverse economic community.
Israel has earned a reputation in the economic arena as the “startup nation” and has increasingly become a focus of emerging business relationships and investments from both the West and the East.