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Who Would Have Thought? Palestinian Arabs are Actually Innovators!

Welcome to Israel, the terror lab where the latest innovations are tried, practiced and (sometimes) perfected before being exported. read more...

Beware of Lame Ducks - Especially at the UN

Barack Obama's lame duck period could be a very dangerous time for Israel. His administration has made no secret of its desire to impose "The Two State Solution" on Israel and "Palestine". read more...

Arson in Israel

With the raging fires throughout Israel coming under control, Israeli government officials have put out a number of proclamations about their origin, the battle to control them and the devastation they caused. read more...

AFSI Battles to Save Amona - in the Knesset!

Wrapping up their trip to Israel, AFSI's co-Executive Directors Helen Freedman and Judy Kadish made a stop at the Knesset and met with several Members of Knesset there. read more...

Political Developments: Reasons For Concern

During the past week, President-elect Donald Trump made some high-level appointments to his governing team and has given strong indications about others read more...

The "Cyprus Solution"? Forgive us for being skeptical

Several weeks ago, a plan to resolve Israeli-Palestinian Arab issues has surfaced, unofficially called the Cyprus Solution. Two of us just visited Cyprus and.. read more...

Israeli Politicians: Cool Your Jets!

It seems as though since Donald Trump won the US presidential election, several Israeli politicians are acting like little children let loose in a candy store filled with glee. True, the potential for reestablishing the US-Israeli relationship to Israel's liking is certainly there, as this may possibly be the most Israel-friendly administration in US history. However, it is still in formation, and the President-elect and Vice President-elect and their aides are still interviewing and slowly filling open positions. read more...

AFSI's Fall 2016 Mission Just Ended. Reserve Now For Our 2017 Spring Mission!

AFSI's latest Chizuk Mission just ended. Once again, like on all AFSI missions, trip goers were not just tourists, but were participants! Whether walking in Hebron, or visiting beleaguered hilltop communities in the Shomron, or visiting Jewish neighborhoods in eastern Jerusalem, or meeting Israelis who were expelled from Gush Katif and are now in their new homes elsewhere in Israel, Chizuk Mission participants experienced Israel as it really is, on the ground and in person. read more...

The 2016 November AFSI Chizuk Mission Ended Today!

Yesterday (Tuesday), the group included a visit to secular kibbutz Nir Oz, in the western Negev, just 20 miles from Egypt. The kibbutz was founded in 1955 as part of Israel's periphery, away from the densely populated central plain area. It started as a Nahal paramilitary outpost, and a few years later joined the socialist youth movement Hashomer Hatzair. read more...

The AFSI Chizuk Mission Continues: Sussiya, Gaza Terror Tunnels, more

Closing out yesterday's inspiring day highlighted by visits to the Temple Mount and Hebron, the group retired to the Holiday Inn in Ashkelon. There, the well-known guitar player, Ezra Tubi joined them. From Yitzhar, Ezra is famous for his Israeli version of the song, Imagine. read more...

The AFSI Chizuk Mission Continues, Days 3-4

The AFSI Chizuk group experienced a wonderful Havdalah ceremony Saturday night, ending a restful Shabbat in Jerusalem. This was followed by a celebration of freilach Klezmer music to bring in the new week. read more...

The Chizuk Mission Continues: Day 2

Friday morning the group visited dear friends of AFSI, Nadia Matar and Yehudit Katzover from Women in Green, at Givat Oz V'Gaon. In 2014, this site in Gush Etzion was reclaimed by WIG and converted into a park and vibrant tourist site. Previously, the site was known as Givat Oz (Hill of Strength). The new name incorporates the initials of the three boys who were kidnapped and murdered - Gilad Shaer, Eyal Yifrach and Naftali Frankel - and the acronym created also means great wisdom. read more...

The November 2016 AFSI Chizuk Mission Begins!

This year's November Chizuk mission has begun. The group made a stop at Beit Horon, a community established in 1977, between Modi'in and Jerusalem. Over the years, several of its residents were killed in terror attacks read more...

Congratulations, President-Elect Donald Trump and Vice President-Elect, Mike Pence!

Americans For A Safe Israel congratulates President-Elect Donald Trump, Vice President-Elect Mike Pence, and their campaign team after their run for the presidency ended in victory yesterday. read more...

The UN - UNbelievable

Today, the UN General Assembly voted on thirteen resolutions - 10 against Israel and three against the rest of the world combined. read more...

This week in Israel! AFSI Chizuk mission will be at Oz V'Gaon this Friday!

The AFSI Fall Chizuk Mission will begin this Thursday, November 10th. In addition to many other exciting visits and sights, on the morning of Friday the 11th we will attend the pre-Shabbat program at Oz V'Gaon in Gush Etzion. read more...

Next Week In Jerusalem!

The AFSI Fall Chizuk Mission will begin next Thursday, November 10th. In addition to many other exciting visits and sights, on the morning of the 11th we will attend the pre-Shabbat program at Oz V'Gaon in Gush Etzion. There are always fine speakers arranged by Nadia Matar and Yehudit Katzover, the leaders of Women In Green. read more...

Joint Statement from Jason Dov Greenblatt and David Friedman, Co-Chairmen of the Israel Advisory Committee to Donald J. Trump

As Election Day draws near and the race for president tightens, it is critical that voters have a clear understanding of the candidates' positions on issues vital to our country. It is our conviction that a strong, secure, independent and thriving Israel is vital to the security and well-being of the United States. read more...

Hijinks at the U.N.?

While the Israeli government tries to resolve the issues concerning the "legality" of the Jewish community of Amona, and by extension, that of dozens of other Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria, looming on the horizon is the potential for serious hijinks at the U.N., brought to us by none other than Barack Hussein Obama. read more...