Israel in the World

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 […]
December 11, 2019

Start-Up Nation Team to be Israel’s First Competitors in Tour de France

For the first time, Israel will be represented at cycling’s biggest event, the Tour de France, showcasing Israeli innovation to billions of television viewers. On Dec. 11, Israel Cycling Academy announced its partnership with Start-Up Nation Central, a Tel Aviv-based non-profit organization that […]
November 5, 2019

Israeli Disaster Response Group ZAKA Expanding Operations in the Americas

(JNS) — ZAKA Search and Rescue, Inc., one of the world’s premiere international mass-disaster response agencies, has announced plans to expand operations in strategic cities in North and South America, as well as in the Caribbean. “ZAKA’s primary mission is […]
October 28, 2019

With Christian help, Kurdish kids get urgent medical treatment in Israel

A Kurdish refugee mother tends her toddler after emergency open-heart surgery at Sheba Medical Center in Israel. Photo by Steve Walz/Sheba Medical Center By Abigail Klein Leichman ( — A Kurdish refugee toddler — we’ll call him Ajwan, for security […]