Judah was Jacob's fourth son and when the land was divided amongst the Tribes of Israel, Judah received the vast area of land south of Jerusalem extending from the Dead Sea in the east to the Mediterranean in the west. For centuries, this area was known as the Region of Judah, or Judea. Today, many people seek to sever the Jewish people from Judea, the Biblical Heartland of the Jewish People, with the BDS (boycott, divest and sanction Israel) movement. But God promised through His prophet Joel, that Judah would exist forever. As one of our readers expressed so perfectly: "BDS is like boycotting God's blessings!"
Following a terror attack in Ramat Beit Shemesh last month, during which two terrorists attempted to board a school bus, Israel365 readers raised money to install new security measures at a local kindergarten.
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The Latrun Bridge over the Valley of Ayalon by Yehoshua Derovan. This valley is famous for one of Joshua's battles in which he calls upon the sun to stop in the sky until the battle is over: "O sun, stand still upon Gibeon, and you, O moon, in the Valley of Ayalon" (Joshua 10:12).
Hi guys, I’m from Canada, a small province on the eastern coast called Newfoundland. I enjoy reading your headlines every chance I get. But at the same time sometimes I am deeply troubled by all the acts of violence that takes place over there and all around the world towards the Jewish people. I stand up for the Jewish people and Israel and hope the new liberal government just elected here in Canada does the same. God bless you and your organization for all you do. Rudy