The outpouring of love and support in response to last week’s terror attack offers some important lessons about the importance of community and what it takes to build a strong one.
Today, the Dagan hill in Efrat is a bustling neighborhood of close to 400 Jewish families, with a high percentage of immigrants from the United States. But Dagan, on the northernmost edge of Efrat, would likely be a suburb of Arab controlled Bethlehem if not for the heroic efforts of an extraordinary group of women in July of 1995.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Josh Adler was just seventeen when he decided to leave a comfortable American life for Israel, then a slowly developing country. His grandparents came from Germany, but were not Holocaust survivors, having emigrated to America just before the first window of the 1938 Kristallnacht pogrom was smashed. Adler […]
On Monday, the High Court of Justice was scheduled to hear a petition submitted by the far-left NGO Peace Now, arguing that Israel’s land allocation policy in Judea and Samaria is discriminatory. The petition focuses on Givat Eitam (Eitam Hills) in the city of Efrat in Judea. Referred to as the “E2 project”, 7,000 apartment […]
As the sun rises over the Judean Hills, Rabbi Mordechai Minster, a burly shepherd, picks up one of his sheep who was recently attacked by a dog and examines a gaping wound in her neck. “She’ll probably die soon,” he says with disappointment. Despite medicating her and treating her wound against infection, the wounded sheep […]
I remain convinced that most people are unaware of just how deep the hatred for Israel goes among American Christian elites. Specifically evangelicals.
Mike Huckabee, the former governor of Arkansas, attended a ceremony on Wednesday in the Gush Etzion community of Efrat in which he helped lay bricks and pour cement for new houses.
Two bereaved families turned their tragedies into a source of strength and determination to build the Land of Israel.
The fighters ambushed the terrorists and identified them in real-time using a Matrice 100 drone carrying a thermal camera.
Approximately 30 Palestinians and hundreds of Israelis attended a holiday event at the sukkah of Efrat Mayor Oded Revivi to celebrate coexistence, despite a history of the Palestinian Authority actively punishing Arabs who support such moves.