Israel News Roundup – DEC 2018

December 31, 2018 - 4 minutes read

Welcome to Pillar & Cloud’s Israel News Roundup for this month. Below are some interesting articles we came across and wanted to share with our P&C community.

1. Israel – 70 Years Of Achievements


The breakthroughs achieved by the State of Israel in only 70 years will blow you away!

Israel was founded 70 years ago in the middle of a desert, with few natural resources against a backdrop of relentless war and terror. And yet, against all odds, in just 70 years Israel managed to build a nation that is not only strong and democratic but is also one of the most innovative and creative nations in the world today.

What better way is there to celebrate the Jewish state’s 70th anniversary than a look back at Israel’s amazing achievements?

SOURCE: United With Israel

2. WATCH: Confessions of an Israeli Combat Medic Who Saved Syrian Lives

Hananya Naftali served as a combat medic for the IDF, primarily treating injured Syrians who came to Israel in desperate need of help.

After Hananya Naftali finished his medical training in the Israel Defense Forces, he was sent back to his unit to serve as a combat medic on the Israeli-Syrian Border.

Injured Syrians would arrive at the field hospital at all hours of the night, desperately in need of emergency medical assistance, some of them near death.

Sometimes Hananya wondered why he was awake at 4 AM, saving the lives of Syrians.

The answer he discovered, is heartwarming!

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SOURCE: United With Israel

3. Good News Israel! Free Dental Care; New Cancer Center; Making Tumors Glow, and More!

Dental Volunteers for Israel provides free care to needy elderly and Holocaust survivors; Soroka Medical Center in Beersheba is opening a brand-new comprehensive cancer center this summer; Chicago faith leader called in trauma experts from Israel’s NATAL to help relieve the deep emotional wounds to many thousands of victims and their families, and much more!

Free dentures for needy elderly

For the last two years, Dental Volunteers for Israel (DVI) has been providing free dentures to needy elderly and Holocaust Survivors aged 70 and up (see video). Since 1980, DVI has provided free dental care to Jerusalem’s at-risk children and youth, regardless of race or religion.

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SOURCE:  United With Israel

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