Sold in 45 countries around the world, Sodastream products are getting a new label. Bucking BDS, it boasts two things: the country where the products are made — and the Arabs and Jews, working side-by-side, who make them. "Our flag and our values are a source of pride."
As the US and Europe struggle with the growing phenomena of fundamentalist Islamic terror, most are failing to maintain both parts of a duel responsibility: protect citizens from terror — and from racism. Israel is keenly aware of these obligations and the tension between them. Its struggle to honor that tension, without denying or rejecting either part, is ongoing. From that conscious struggle, Europe and the US have a lot to learn.
In an unusual year when the first day of Hanukkah and Christmas fall on the same day, Rabbi Benjamin Blech reflects on convictions that, in spite of differences, are shared by Jews and Christians.
As Hanukkah and Christmas approach, the Prime Minister of Israel has a special message from the Jewish State for Christians around the world.
As multiple fires continue to burn and thousands of people are evacuated, Israelis across the country are coming together to help those in need. In many cases, Israeli Arabs are opening their doors to Israeli Jews.