Thank You! — September 2023

Shalom from Jerusalem, Looking back at Rosh HaShana, we want to take a moment to extend our thanks to you, for your generous support of Operation Hesed! Operation Hesed biannually makes a difference in the … Read More

Netanyahu and Biden Meet in New York

Prime Minister Netanyahu and US President Biden met this week on the sidelines of the UN for the first time since Netanyahu returned to power. The meeting’s delay sparked numerous rumors about the cooling of … Read More

IDF Operation to Arrest Terrorist

Yesterday night, in an operation to capture a wanted Palestinian terrorist, IDF forces entered the Palestinian city of Jenin, known as a hub for terrorist activity. During the raid, the soldiers encountered resistance from local … Read More

Resurgence of Gaza Border Riots

Over the last month, following around three years of calm, weekly protests returned to the Gaza border. Every week, hundreds of Gazan Palestinians arrive at the border armed with burning tires, rocks and homemade explosives. … Read More

Netanyahu to Meet Biden At UN General Assembly

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) opens its caucus for the 2023-2024 year this week in New York, with speakers including Israeli premier Netanyahu and Iranian president Ibrahim Raisi. The UN is always one of … Read More

Prayer for a Peaceful Rosh HaShana

Tomorrow (Friday), begins the holiday of Rosh HaShana, one of the most important events in the Jewish year. The feast, originally commanded by God in Leviticus 23:23 as the Feast of Trumpets, celebrates both the … Read More

The Importance of the Shofar

By Sarah L, Staff Writer The sounding of the shofar, in Hebrew, “Teruat shofar,” is the only unique Biblical commandment for the observance of Rosh ha-Shana. Numbers 29:1 says, “On the first day of the … Read More

Operation Hesed — Rosh Hashanah 2023

Support Operation HesedShalom and blessings from Jerusalem! The Jewish New Year, or Feast of Trumpets, is one of the most special times in the Jewish year.  Rosh HaShana is traditionally a time spent with family … Read More

Prayer Letter — September 2023

Dear Prayer Partners, As September approaches, the coming school year is on the minds of many families and students. Other positive items on the national agenda include the coming fall holidays: Rosh HaShana (The Feast … Read More

European Double Standards on Anti-Semitism

A recent study found that many of the same countries who accepted the 2016 International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism – which labels certain forms of criticism against Israel as anti-Semitic – are … Read More