Tag archive for ‘Syrian refugees’
Daniel Salami On Thursday, June 28th, 2018

60,000 Syrian refugees marching to Israeli border, Report

More than 60,000 refugees from the Daraa province are making their way from eastern Syria to the Israeli border at the Golan Heights, Arab media reported Thursday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said More...

Niall McCarthy On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

Nearly 13 Million Syrians Are Displaced

As the west contemplates military action in response to the suspected chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria, Russia has warned the US that air strikes risk starting a new war. That could lead to an even greater More...

Abigail Klein Leichman On Monday, December 19th, 2016

14 ways Israel inspired the world in 2016

Israel ranks about 150 on the scale of countries for size, encompassing only about 10, 800 square miles (28, 000 square kilometers) and a population under 8.6 million. But its achievements over 68 years More...

The Tower On Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Syrian Refugee at Congressional Briefing: Israeli Aid is Helping, But More Needed from West

  The aid provided by Israeli humanitarian groups to displaced Syrians can serve as a lesson for how people from different countries, religions, and political perspectives can work together to More...

News Brief On Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Fighting PTSD on route through Greece

  MYTILENE, GREECE—Mira Aztil, a clinical psychologist with the Israeli NGO IsraAid, recalls the traumatic stories she’s heard from her refugee patients in Lesbos, Greece: One Iraqi woman described More...

Nicky Blackburn On Friday, February 26th, 2016

WATCH ‘Israelis for Syrian’ volunteers go undercover to save Syrian lives

  Several times a year, often more, Doreen Gold, an Israeli Jew, goes undercover to organize a mission of humanitarian aid for Syrian NGOs. From there the aid is delivered to the increasingly desperate More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

What if Schengen Fails?

  The ongoing refugee crisis carries with it the prospect of countries putting permanent border controls back in place. Some of the 26 countries, that have signed up to the so-called Schengen Agreement More...

Viva Sarah Press On Monday, February 22nd, 2016

IsraAID helps ‘forgotten refugees’ in Northern France

  Israeli humanitarian aid volunteers have arrived in the “forgotten camps” of Calais and Dunkirk, in northern France, in response to international calls to help the thousands of migrants living More...

Viva Sarah Press On Sunday, February 21st, 2016

Syrian refugee creates website to thank Israelis

#ASyrianThankYou Aboud Dandachi, a Sunni Muslim from the city of Homs now living in Istanbul, has created a website dedicated to the Israeli and Jewish organizations and people helping Syrian refugees. The More...

News On Friday, February 12th, 2016

Refugees in Greece get medical aid from Jewish-funded group

  ATHENS, Greece (JTA) — A New York-based humanitarian organization, funded by several Jewish groups, has begun supplying a Greek island with desperately needed medical equipment to help cope with More...

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