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Menachem Begin

1977: Menachem Begin

DATE : July 19, 2018 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Welcome to 70 Faces of Israel. To celebrate 70 years since the establishment of the State of Israel, we’re looking at 70 people whose remarkable stories have changed our country and the world.   Name: Menachem Begin Date of Birth: 16th August 1913, Brest, Russian Empire (now Belarus) Date of Death: 9th March 1992, Tel […]

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Yoni Netanyahu

1976: Yoni Netanyahu

DATE : July 18, 2018 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Welcome to 70 Faces of Israel. To celebrate 70 years since the establishment of the State of Israel, we’re looking at 70 people whose remarkable stories have changed our country and the world.   Name: Yoni Netanyahu (Yonatan; Jonathan) Date of Birth: 13th March 1946, New York City, USA Date of Death: 4th July 1976, […]

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Zion Orphanage

Zion Orphanage: A Fair Chance for Every Child

DATE : July 17, 2018 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Founded in 1899, Zion orphanage is the world’s oldest Jewish orphanage. It’s based in the heart of Jerusalem and houses children, families, and even an entire school! After more than a century of caring for boys in crisis, the orphanage has perfected its care plan. Its varied activities and unique set up ensure that every […]

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Uri Geller

1975: Uri Geller

DATE : July 16, 2018 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Welcome to 70 Faces of Israel. To celebrate 70 years since the establishment of the State of Israel, we’re looking at 70 people whose remarkable stories have changed our country and the world.   Name: Uri Geller Date of Birth: 20th December 1946, Tel Aviv, Mandatory Palestine Claim to Fame: Illusionist and Self-Proclaimed Psychic In […]

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Kira Radinsky

Israeli Scientist Dr Kira Radinsky Joins UN Panel

DATE : July 16, 2018 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

This weekend, the UN panel for digital security and cooperation named Israeli Scientist Dr Kira Radinsky as their newest member. Co-chaired by both e-commerce billionaire Jack Ma and Melinda Gates, the high-level committee will work to ensure a “safe and inclusive” digital future.   Israel’s Ambassador to the UN, Danny Danon, stated that we “are […]

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Carmei HaIr: Welfare with Dignity in Jerusalem

DATE : July 15, 2018 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Introduction to Carmei HaIr   Look through the sprawling chaos of Jerusalem’s Machane Yehuda market and you’ll find one of Jerusalem’s most important charities. Carmei HaIr may seem at odds with its bustling surroundings, but its work helps thousands of the city’s neediest people live with dignity.   Carmei HaIr’s philosophy is simple: no-one wants […]

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1974: Yitzhak Rabin

DATE : July 10, 2018 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Welcome to 70 Faces of Israel. To celebrate 70 years since the establishment of the State of Israel, we’re looking at 70 people whose remarkable stories have changed our country and the world.   Name: Yitzhak Rabin Date of Birth: 1st March 1922, Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine Date of Death: 4th November 1995, Tel Aviv, Israel […]

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1973: Ephraim Katzir

DATE : July 9, 2018 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Welcome to 70 Faces of Israel. To celebrate 70 years since the establishment of the State of Israel, we’re looking at 70 people whose remarkable stories have changed our country and the world.   Name: Ephraim Katzir (born Katchalski) Date of Birth: 16th May 1916, Kiev, Russian Empire Date of Death: 30th May 2009, Rehovot, […]

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Krembo Wings

Krembo Wings: Israel’s Inclusive Youth Movement

DATE : July 8, 2018 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

What is Krembo Wings?   Established in 2002, Krembo Wings is the only charity of its type in the world! It’s a unique and inclusive youth movement designed for children and youth with disabilities. With more than 60 branches across Israel, they offer an empowering way for disabled kids to integrate with able-bodied peers.   […]

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