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Glimpses of the AFSI Chizuk Mission: A Potpourri of Photos

The 2017 Spring AFSI Mission has just concluded, and even now, with it all fresh in their minds, AFSI travelers can look back at the past week in Israel, knowing it certainly was a special time to be in the Jewish homeland. read more...

Today: Last Day of AFSI Chizuk Mission

On this last day of the tour, the group arrived in Hebron to celebrate Hebron Day there with original "settlers". read more...

Yom Yerushalayim - AFSI is There!

Here are a few pictures from AFSI's participation yesterday in the Temple Mount Sifting Project, followed by dinner in Jerusalem's one-of-a-kind Machane Yehuda marketplace: read more...

Monday Night & Tuesday in Yerushalayim!

May the scourge of Islamic terrorism be eradicated speedily from the face of the earth. read more...

Yesterday and Today: Eye-Openers in the Shomron

The AFSI Chizuk Mission spent the entire day Sunday in the Shomron, first visiting the beautiful town of Kedumim. There they met with Mayor Hananel, ex-mayor and activist Daniella Weiss and others. read more...

"Chizuk Friday" - A Busy Day Before Shabbat

Thanks to the efforts of Aharon Pulver of the Israel Independence Fund, Friday began with a visit to the Yogev Project at Moshav Hazorim in the Galilee. There, they met with young Sherut Leumi women involved with agricultural work and lifestyle. read more...

It's Great on the Golan!

The AFSI Chizuk Mission spent Thursday touring the Golan Heights with Yifa Sigal, Director of the International Legal Forum. The ILF is a nonprofit proactive legal "hub" centralizing efforts of lawyers, organizations and activists worldwide, read more...

AFSI's Historic May, 2017 Chizuk Mission Begins!

After gathering at Ben Gurion Airport, members of the Chizuk Mission began their historic trip by traveling to Haifa to visit the company Pluristem Therapeutics Inc. at Matam Park. They were met by Yaky Yanay, Co-CEO & President of the firm, who explained the company's extraordinary biotechnology achievements. read more...

Keeping Our Eye On The Ball

There has been so much speculation and growing anticipation these past few days: Will President Trump announce the moving of the U.S embassy to Jerusalem? Will he announce that Jerusalem is the undivided capital of Israel? Will Bibi escort him to the Kotel? Will Trump speak at Masada? What will Trump say when he visits with Abbas? Will there be a resumption of peace talks? On and on it goes. read more...

March with AFSI in the Celebrate Israel Parade!

On May 14, 1948, U.S. President Harry Truman recognized the newly re-established State of Israel over strong objections from the State Department. Celebrations were held in Israel and throughout the U.S. read more...

Trump's 1st Int'l Trip Speaks Volumes

AFSI's Chizuk mission will be in Yerushalayim at the same time as President Trump, and we will be rooting for him to do the right thing - move the American embassy to Jerusalem. read more...

Linda Sarsour Should Not Speak at CUNY Commencement.

By now, we are all aware (or should be) that anti-Israel, anti-Zionist Linda Sarsour has been invited to be the commencement speaker at the CUNY Graduate School of Health Policy graduation on June 1. read more...

Jerusalem Post Conference Report - May 7, 2017

The crowd which filled the huge ballroom of the hotel was treated to an amazing array of superb speakers. Yaakov Katz, editor-in-chief of the Jerusalem Post, welcomed everyone and served as the MC for the day, and also as an interviewer on several panels. read more...

AFSI Mourns the Loss of Rabbi Benny Elon, z"l

Rabbi Benny Alon passed away after a long illness. Rabbi Elon served in the IDF artillery corp, was appointed as head of the religious kibbutz movement's branches in the Beit Shean Valley in northern Israel, and served as a rabbi at a number of yeshivot, including the hesder yeshiva of Maale Adumim, Machon Meir, and Ateret Cohanim in the Old City of Jerusalem. read more...

President Trump - Don't Be Fooled By Abbas

Mahmoud Abbas appeared to be aglow with new energy after his meeting with President Trump at the White House yesterday. After all, he seemingly received the "seal of approval" from the president, who spoke favorably about Israel and the "Palestinians" renewing negotiations. Of course, we do not know what was discussed during their private conversations. read more...

Abbas at the White House - Same Old Demands, Same Taqiyya

Abbas wants a Palestinian state established along the 1967 "borders" and "East" Jerusalem as its capital. read more...

Words and pictures can only go so far in describing what it's like to be in Israel.

immediately following Yom Hazikaron, Israel Memorial Day. So, instead of just writing about it here, we are presenting several (short) videos for your viewing pleasure, on this, a glorious day to treasure. read more...

Yom HaZikaron Ceremonies

"On the eve of Israel's 57th Memorial Day, the Defense Ministry published the official figures of the number of fallen soldiers in Israel. read more...