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Two Terrorist Attacks Rock Jerusalem

This morning, in the midst of an Israeli unilateral humanitarian truce in Gaza, two terrorist attacks took place in Jerusalem.

In the first attack, Rabbi Abraham Wallis was killed and six other people were wounded when a terrorist used an industrial crane to overturn a bus. Rabbi Wallis wa…

IDF Soldier Reportedly Kidnapped in Gaza

We are saddened to report that this morning, 90 minutes after a 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire began, Hamas terrorists attacked an IDF unit decommissioning a tunnel in Gaza, killing two soldiers and reportedly kidnapping Second Lt. Hadar Goldin, 23. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest c…

Update from Yoav: What Life is Like

From Yonit Waldner Peleg, Partnership2Gether Coordinator in Yoav

Our routine was turned upside down on July 8. The situation had been escalating for a few weeks, since the kidnapping of the three teens who were murdered, but it blew up in our face on the 8th. On the 9th, the rockets reache…

Federations Allocate Additional $3.5 Million to Israel Emergency Needs

The Jewish Federations have allocated an additional $3.5 million to the Israel Emergency Campaign in support of critical services over and above the nearly $5 million authorized a week ago. This brings the total Federation emergency assistance to our partner agencies to defray the costs of i…

Lehigh Valley Stands with Israel

The auditorium at the Jewish Community Center of Allentown was packed on July 22 as more than 400 people turned out for a gathering in support of Israel.

“Unlike festive Yom Haatzmaut gatherings and programs which have occurred this past year, this is a time of solidarity, not celebration…