Israel in the World

March 25, 2021

IDF doctor “overwhelmed” at needs following blasts in Equatorial Guinea

Israel Defense Forces Lt. Col. Dr. Yigal Chechik, a member of the emergency delegation to Equatorial Guinea in March 2021. Credit: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit. by Lt. Col. Dr. Yigal Chechik (Israel21c) — Editor’s Note: On March 8, at least 100 […]
March 16, 2021

Israel to host Int’l Flag Football Championship, World Games Qualifier

Israel’s flag football team. Credit: American Football in Israel. by Josh Hasten (JNS) — The International Federation of American Football has selected Israel to host the Flag Football World Championships at the Kraft Family Sports Campus in Jerusalem from Dec. […]
October 27, 2020

Israeli, California firefighters become band of brothers

An Israeli and Californian firefighter standing together in September 2020. Photo courtesy of @BayAreaFirefighters by Abigail Klein Leichman (Israel21c) — Ten Israeli firefighters flew to California on August 30. Over the course of 15 days doing exhausting, dangerous work, they […]
September 10, 2020

After devastating fire at Greek camp, IsraAID regroups to provide for Syrian, Iraqi refugees

The Moria refugee camp in Lesbos, Greece, prior to the September 2020 fires. Photo courtesy of IsraAID by Abigail Klein Leachman (Israel21c) — This week, a series of fires decimated the overcrowded Moria Refugee Camp on the Greek island of […]
September 3, 2020

After Covid delay, plans move forward on Honduras embassy in Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President of Honduras Juan Orlando Hernández shake hands at the opening of a Honduran Trade Office in Jerusalem, on Sept. 1, 2019. Photo by Marc Israel Sellem/POOL. (JNS) — Honduras’s plan to relocate its […]
June 10, 2020

Israel sets up drive-thru COVID testing in Congo

Israel’s Magen David Adom helped the Congo set up a COVID-19 drive-through testing center, complete with software and training, May 2020. Credit: Courtesy by Brian Blum (Israel21c) — It’s not quite as enjoyable as ordering a burger from the car, […]
May 4, 2020

China’s coronavirus coverup and its future implications for ties with Israel

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu with Chinese president Xi Jinping, in Beijing on March 21, 2017. Photo by Haim Zach / GPO by Ariel Ben Solomon (JNS) — Growing calls for an investigation into China’s handling and possible coverup of […]
May 4, 2020

World Health Organization consistently lies about Israel regarding COVID-19, Palestinian issues

A member of the medical team in the coronavirus unit at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv on May 4, 2020. Photo by Yossi Aloni/Flash90. by Mitchell Bard President Trump renewed his criticism of the World […]
January 8, 2020

Israeli NGO rushes to provide relief after Puerto Rico quake

Devastation in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria, September 2017. Photo courtesy of IsraAID By Nicky Blackburn (Israel21c) — Israeli NGO IsraAID has sent a relief team to assess needs in Puerto Rico after a deadly 6.4 magnitude quake hit the […]