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September 25, 2014
Syrian Fighter Jet Shot Down in Israeli Airspace
Earlier this week, a Syrian fighter jet strayed into Israeli airspace and was shot down. Israeli intelligence suspected it was attacking Syrian rebels near the Golan Heights region. Israel has made it very clear that it will not accept any violation of its borders.
Also this week in Israel in the News:
• The U.S. and five Arab countries launched a first round of airstrikes against key ISIS targets in eastern Syria.
• The Hamas operatives suspected of kidnapping and murdering three Israeli teens were found and killed in a firefight with Israeli military.
• Israeli scientists have linked the use of artificial sweeteners to developing diabetes.
This week’s Israel in the News Perspective features The Fellowship’s founder and President Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein with thoughts on the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah.
We here at Stand for Israel are thankful for the brave men and women of the IDF who protect the Holy Land and its people. And we are honored that The Fellowship is able to adopt IDF battalions and provide for lone and needy soldiers. Watch as Rabbi Eckstein visits an IDF base near Gaza, […]
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