Mossad’s rescue of Ethiopian Jews

Israel is the only country ever to have brought blacks out of Africa to freedom. At the Israel Intelligence Heritage & Commemoration Center (IICC) ex-Mossad agents describe the rescue of thousands of Ethiopian Jews via Sudan.  The first article contains recently discovered films of those secretive events.

We’re all connected

This article describes what happened when a mother with three children in hospital contacted Ezer Mizion’s “Linked to Life” What’s App program.

Social impact hackathon week

The Israel Advanced Technology Industries (IATI) organization brought together 35 programmers to make people’s lives better. The event lasted a week and solutions included healthy eating at restaurants, supporting parents with autistic kids, making education more accessible and safer driving.

Vice President of UN General Assembly

Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon has been elected as Vice President of the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly. For one year, beginning September, Danon will chair meetings of the General Assembly and help set its agenda.

Israeli specialists help Manchester trauma victims

Jerusalem Rabbi Dov Benyaacov-Kurtzman setup the UK National Emergency Response, Resilience and Treatment Program for Stress and Trauma. Its first task is with the victims of the Manchester bombing. Also involved are Israelis Professor Yori Gidronn and Dr. Moshe Farchi.

Saving children in Mosul

Sally Becker, famous as the “Angel of Mostar”, has enlisted the help of Israeli experts to treat some of the children of Mosul in need of specialist pediatric care. Israelis are not allowed into Iraq, but Jerusalem’s Hadassah Medical Center is ready to receive wounded children.

Aid to flood-stricken Sri Lanka

Israel’s Ambassador to India and Sri Lanka Daniel Carmon delivered disaster-relief supplies to Sri Lanka’s Foreign Ministry, including power generators, drinking water and high-power light sources. President Reuven Rivlin also expressed Israel’s solidarity with the Sri Lankan people.

Renewed relations with Nicaragua

Israel and Nicaragua renewed official diplomatic relations after a 7-year freeze. In a joint statement, “The two governments attribute great importance in the renewal of relations, with the goal of advancing joint activities for the benefit of the two peoples and contributing in the fight to reach peace in the world.”

Israel to fund Cambodian agriculture center

Israel plans to fund an advanced agriculture training center in Cambodia, where students will study the latest techniques on model farms. Cambodia has a long history of sending agriculture students to Israel, considered a world leader in agricultural technologies.

Embassy in Nigeria funds displaced children

The Israeli embassy in Nigeria cancelled its Independence Day party and used the funds to setup a football league for children from Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps. The Israeli Government is also planning to award scholarships to 100 IDP kids.