Russia summoned its ambassador to Israel for clarifications following Israeli airstrikes in Syria. Russia, which backs Syria’s embattled president, Bashar Assad, summoned its envoy, Gary Koren, on Friday less than 24 hours after the Israeli military action on Thursday night, according to The Times of Israel.
— Israel’s military carried out aerial strikes in Syria and intercepted missiles launched at its aircraft from the ground, the Israel Defense Forces spokesperson said in an unusual statement. The strikes took place Thursday night, according to the statement. No Israelis were hurt during the strikes or from the anti-aircraft fire, the statement also…
A family in Aleppo says it is Jewish, and is asking Israel to rescue it from the Syrian city decimated by civil war.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Thursday to voice opposition to what the Israeli leader charged were Iran’s attempts to establish a permanent military foothold in Syria.
It’s an interfaith effort: a Christian charity funded by private donors is bringing Syrian refugee children into Israel for heart surgery.
The horrors of Syria and the inability to properly resettle the migrants are heartbreaking, but the fact remains: Syrian refugees have received a massively higher level of international support than the Jewish refugees fleeing the Holocaust.
To hear one another is a simple command, but one that I often forget.
Now, more than ever, the American Jewish community must call on our country’s elected officials to ensure that vulnerable populations of all ethnic and religious backgrounds are offered refuge in time of need.
Israeli-American businessman Moti Kahana helps Syrians receive medical treatment in Israel.
As bombs continue to fall on Aleppo, Syria’s ravaged metropolis, Israeli newscaster Lucy Aharish switched from Hebrew to English to direct a damning message at viewers around the world. “Right now, in Halab, Syria, just an eight-hour drive from Tel Aviv, a genocide is taking place,” said Aharish, Israel’s first Arab news presenter, using the Arabic…