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July 2, 2015
The Fellowship Responds to Druze Refugee Crisis in Syria
The Fellowship is providing aid to more than 50 Druze refugee families who fled Syria for Jordan to escape the violence. Founder and President of The Fellowship Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein says the Druze people are “true partners to Israel’s security and wellbeing.”
Also this week in Israel in the News:
• Nuclear talks deadline is extended as Iran hardens its stance against inspections and research limits.
• NATO allies and the U.S. pledge support to defend Eastern Ukraine with plans for a “rapid response force.”
• Holocaust hero Nicolas Winton, who helped rescue hundreds of Jewish children from the Nazis, died this week at the age of 106
This week’s Israel in the News Perspective features The Fellowship‘s Yael Eckstein on a shared love for freedom.
“Drop down, ye heavens, from above, and let the skies pour down righteousness” (Isaiah 45:8 KJV) This past weekend was Father’s Day, so we couldn’t help but share this photo of fathers and sons of elite IDF units parachuting together. Shabbat shalom, friends.
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