Memorial Day, which begins this year on Monday evening, 27 April 2020, is a day of collective and personal anguish mingled with honor for the fallen. The official events begin at 8:00 PM with a moment of national silence heralded by a one-minute siren. A total of 26,969 men, … [Read more...] about Israel marks Memorial Day for the Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terrorism
By Elan Ezrachi
One of the most noticeable elements of the Covid-19 crisis is the nearly complete shutdown of international travel. The cessation of this basic tool of modernity is having huge economic ramifications and vast socio-cultural effects. People are locked in their … [Read more...] about When Travel Resumes:
What Will Trips to Israel Look Like?
The Sylvan Adams Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion Prize has awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award to Avraham Infeld for his exemplary work throughout his life for Jewish education and assistance in helping individuals gain a better understanding of their personal Jewish identity through … [Read more...] about Avraham Infeld Receives Bonei Zion Prize Lifetime Achievement Award
Ogen - Social Loan Fund, a not-for-profit lending fund and The Jewish Agency for Israel are launching the Emergency Fund for Nonprofits to assist nonprofit organizations suffering financially from the coronavirus crisis. The program includes provisions for immediate loans at a … [Read more...] about New Emergency Fund to Provide a Lifeline to Israeli Nonprofits Affected by Corona Crisis
The Reut Group has released an English-version of their latest systemic overview regarding the Coronavirus pandemic. Their analysis reviews the links between the coronavirus and selected issues facing Israel’s resilience, relationship with world Jewry and national security c … [Read more...] about Implications of the Coronavirus on Israel’s National Resilience