Israel mulls charity concert for Syrians

Israel mulls charity concert for Syrians

Foreign Ministry source confirms that singer-songwriter Arkadi Duchin called and volunteered to recruit leading Israeli performers for a charity rock concert. Singer-songwriter Arkadi Duchin has asked Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman for help in organizing a charity concert to raise money for anti-government forces in Syria. A senior Foreign Ministry official said Lieberman and his aides […]

Israeli actor cast as al-Qaeda terrorist in Indie film

Yoav Levy to take part in film directed by Academy Award winner Kathryn Bigelow depicting the American attempt to kill Osama bin Laden Israeli actor Yoav Levy recently joined the cast of Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow’s promising film about the military hunt for Osama bin Laden. Levy will be portraying Abu Faraj al-Libi, a senior […]

Israeli Self-Defense Technique Being Used To Keep American Women Safe

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Every two minutes someone in the United States is sexually assaulted and 80 percent of victims are under 30. A self-defense technique called Krav Maga (pronounced Crov  Ma-gah) first taught to Israeli soldiers is now being taught to our military, law enforcement agents and everyday people, looking to defend themselves. The numbers […]

From Tel Aviv to Austin: Israeli bands, techs and reps make big impact on SXSW 2012

Most Americans think of Israel as the cradle of civilization, a country stuck in the ancient past. But what few of us realize is that, in addition to the historical landmarks, Israel also has the largest number of per-capita government and private sector investments in Research and Development and number of engineers in the world. […]

Tohoku, Japan 2012 – IsraAID Continues to Help

(Sendai, Japan) As Japan prepares to commemorate 1 year since the devastating March 11th, 2011 earthquake and Tsunami, IsraAID continues to support and rehabilitate the population of Northern Japan’s Tohoku region. Over the past year, its professional post-trauma training courses, and its community development programs have greatly expanded. Initially focused around the teachers of a single school, the organization today reaches […]

OTTAWA: Canada and Israel: A Relationship Built on Shared Values

Join us for a multi-partisan panel discussion on the proud Canada-Israel partnership – including: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Ottawa Canadian-Israeli economic, academic and cultural cooperation Canadian and Israeli humanitarian aid efforts Tuesday March 13 – 5:30pm  Carleton University – Canal Building – Room 2104 Brought to you by: Israel Awareness Committee of Ottawa Canadian […]