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On Rosh Hashana Israel Defense Forces Sends Humanitarian Team To Mexico

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency UPDATE: September 22 … Mexicans Applaud The Israel Search and Rescue Team  #Israeli rescuers being applauded as they walk through the streets of #MexicoCity 👏👏👏👏 pic.twitter.com/OsxSZEfGPZ — Peter Lerner (@LTCPeterLerner) September 22, 2017 UPDATE: September 21 …   #IDF Aid team @ #Mexico working 24/7 saving lives. Say thanks… Read More »

Of Israel, Hurricane Irma And Broken Trees

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Key West, Florida — September 17, 2017 … It was Hillel who said: “If I am only for myself, who am I? If not now, when?” It was with these words that Israel’s national search and rescue team United Hatzalah (or IsraelRescue.org) dispatched an emergency mission to the United States to provide… Read More »

United Hatzalah Represents The Best Of Israel in Texas

By Israel News Agency Staff Jerusalem, Israel — September 4, 2017 – One of Israel’s most respected domestic and international humanitarian aid organizations is now hard at work in hurricane ravaged Texas. Hurricane Harvey dumped some 50 inches (125 cm) of rain on the low-lying Gulf coastal region after slamming Texas on Aug. 25, killing… Read More »

Israel’s Disaster Support Professionals, United Hatzalah, IsraAid, Tackle Harvey

IsraAid is among the first humanitarian organizations to arrive whenever disaster strikes around the globe. By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York — August 29, 2017 … From Haiti and South Sudan to Japan and Kenya, IsraAid has been among the first to be on the scene when disaster strikes. Today, a team of… Read More »

Hartford Interfaith Rally Against Racism

By Israel News Agency Staff Hartford, CT — August 20, 2017 … “The Ku Klux Klan, White Supremacists, and Neo Nazi’s should be a thing of the past,” said Senator Richard Blumenthal. This gathering was the latest showing of anti-hate rallies taking place in response to Charlottesville across the United States. Joel Leyden, who runs “Jews Against… Read More »

Yad Vashem To Sign Holocaust Educational Agreement With Serbia

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency / Jewish News Agency July 31, 2017 — Jerusalem, Israel … Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Education from Serbia today, codifying the working relationship that Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, shares with the Serbian government. The… Read More »

Israel: UNESCO Labeling Israel “occupying power” in Jerusalem – Pathetic

By Israel News Agency Staff Jerusalem, Israel — July 5, 2017 … The Israeli government has responded to UNESCO’s latest resolution: “This is another absurd and irrelevant UNESCO decision, which serves only the enemies of history and truth. Jerusalem is the eternal capital of the Jewish people, and no UNESCO resolution will change this reality.… Read More »

Israel’s Mossad Creates Fund To Attract Hi-Tech Gurus

By Nancy Namer Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — June 27, 2017 … Mossad, are we really mentioning that word? Following David Ben-Gurion’s specific instructions, it was once forbidden to even mention the names of the Mossad and the Shin Bet. Today, Israel’s intelligence agencies have no choice but to do what a decade ago was… Read More »

Netanyahu: Natural Alliance of Democracies – Israel, Greece, Cyprus

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Mayor of Thessaloniki Yannis Boutaris and the president of the Jewish community in Thessaloniki David Saltiel attend the presentation of a memorial plaque at the Museum of the Holocaust in Thessaloniki (AFP PHOTO) By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — June 16, 2017… Read More »

Three Los Angeles Synagogues Evacuated Due to Bomb Threats

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Los Angeles — June 11, 2017 … Bomb threats against Jewish facilities in the US continue as three Los Angeles synagogues were evacuated following a series of online bomb threats. The hate crimes disrupted normally scheduled Shabbat activities on June 10. The Glazer and Irmas campuses of Wilshire Boulevard Temple… Read More »