Meir Panim implements programs that serve Israel’s neediest populations with respect and dignity. Meir Panim also coordinated care packages for families in the South during the Gaza War.
Three explosions rocked Damascus on Wednesday, being detonated outside the Interior Ministry building.
Syrian state-run Sana news reported that one person was killed and several others injured in a different car bomb attack near the Justice Ministry.
The attacks are similar to those perpetrated by opposition forces in July which killed four top Syrian officials, including President Bashar Assad’s brother-in-law, the acting defense minister.
Over a hundred countries on Wednesday officially recognized a new Syrian opposition federation which they will likely support through humanitarian assistance, and possibly training and arms. A new president who is expected to eventually replace Assad after he is overthrown, Mouaz al-Khatib, called for peace with the minority group of Alawites in Syria and condemned extremism, even as jihad-inspired groups provide serious manpower to the fight against Assad.
About the Author: Malkah Fleisher is a graduate of Cardozo Law School in New York City. She is an editor/staff writer at JewishPress.com and co-hosts a weekly Israeli FM radio show. Malkah lives with her husband and two children on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem.
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“We want the residents of Gaza to live in dignity and prosperity, rebuild their homes and return to normal life,” Yaalon said. “But we are very worried. Just yesterday Hamas representatives said they intend to reconstruct the infiltration tunnels, instead of rebuilding the homes of Gaza’s residents.”
Ban’s only interest in Gaza is to continue UNRWA’s occupation.
Reconstruction in Gaza won’t even begin until the start of winter, says a Palestinian Authority official.
Hamas is still in the mode of “give us a finger and we will take the whole hand.”
A terror cell attacked Israeli soldiers patrolling the southern border Wednesday from the Sinai Peninsula.
A car tried to run through the Gush Etzion checkpoint near the tunnel roads.
The IDF doesn’t discuss it but is not ignoring possible terror tunneling in the north.
A large fire threatened Yitzhar, but now it is under control.
A study concluded that delaying nonmedical circumcision results in greater risk for the child, and a more costly procedure. Muslims try to circumcise children before 13 years old.
The IDF confirms Gaza’s ruling Hamas terror organization planned a massive terror attack on Israel via its tunnel network.
Israel’s holy capital of Jerusalem once more celebrates the election of both an Ashkenazi and Sephardic Chief Rabbi Jewish spiritual guidance in the city.
Visitors from Ebola-stricken West African nations will be required to enter the U.S. from one of only five airports.
Israel’s UN ambassador refuted secretary-general’s hackneyed and false understanding of instability in the Middle East.
The mortar, which hit Israel on Tuesday morning, did not cause any injuries or damage.
A green bell pepper affectionately dubbed “Godzilla” by the children of Moshav Ein Yahav in the northern Arava desert has won a place in the Guinness Book of World Records.
Rabbi Yitzchok Moully, youth director at the Chabad Jewish Center in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, will be introducing a new art installation in honor of Tu B’Shevat, the Jewish New Year of Trees, inspired by the destruction of Hurricane Sandy.
More than 2,000 people have made contributions in memory of the young victims of the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut to plant a grove of trees in Israel.
Shoshana Hebshi, a half-Jewish, half-Arab woman from Ohio is suing Frontier Airlines, the FBI, TSA and other governmental agencies after she says she was forced off a flight, strip-searched, and imprisoned on the tenth anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks.
Women may enter military combat in the United States, following the lift of a military ban on women in combat by defense secretary Leon Panetta.
The Jewish National Fund will reconsider a plan to forest parts of the Arava desert, following the request of environmental organizations to consider the impact of trying to alter the native ecosystem.
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