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It’s Great on the Golan!

The Group at Har (Mount) Bental, Golan Heights

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, in their fight to promote justice, peace and equality in Israel and the Middle East. The ILF provides them with much-needed knowledge, strategic planning, research and international networking in order to successfully tackle human rights violations, radical ideologies, terror and the BDS movement. Continue reading “It’s Great on the Golan!”

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AFSI’s Historic May, 2017 Chizuk Mission Begins!

View of beautiful Haifa and Haifa Bay, from the Dan Panorama Hotel

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. Continue reading “AFSI’s Historic May, 2017 Chizuk Mission Begins!”

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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. Continue reading “AFSI Mourns the Loss of Rabbi Benny Elon, z”l”

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President Trump – Don’t Be Fooled By Abbas

Palestinian Arabs throwing shoes at picture of President Trump

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. Continue reading “President Trump – Don’t Be Fooled By Abbas”

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

Words and pictures can only go so far in describing what it’s like to be in Israel. This is especially true on Yom Haatzmaut, Israel Independence Day, 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. Continue reading “Words and pictures can only go so far in describing what it’s like to be in Israel.”

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