Iron Dome Defense System

Israel’s Iron Dome anti-rocket system has saved countless lives since it was first put into action in 2011, almost ten years ago.  Now, filmmakers are telling the amazing story of Israel’s air defense system in a new documentary of the same name. "It’s not a technical story about how rockets hit each other in the sky or how you develop them.  This is a human story about people living in threat 24/7 and people trying to protect them."

Israel's Second Lockdown

Israelis are grappling with a second coronavirus lockdown that began Friday afternoon shortly before a long Rosh Hashana holiday weekend. Israel’s coronavirus cabinet is expected to meet tomorrow to discuss tightening restrictions including closing synagogues and shutting the private sector.


Israel is celebrating the Jewish New Year, or Rosh Hashanah, at the same time as a new nationwide lockdown takes effect in the Jewish state.

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man blows a shofar, a musical instrument made from an animal horn, as he prays ahead of the Jewish new year at the Western Wall.(AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

It was the best of weeks and the worst of weeks as Israel signed historic agreements with two Arab countries and then headed for a second coronavirus lockdown just before the Jewish High Holy Days begin.


A step toward peace in the Middle East took place at the White House on Tuesday as the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signed peace agreements with Israel. 

President Trump with, from left, Bahrain Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan, during the Abraham Accords signing (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

The deal is sealed – at the White House on Tuesday, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signed a groundbreaking peace treaty with Israel. President Trump brokered the deal, and he predicts more Arab countries will soon join the "circle of peace."

Tel Aviv City Hall is lit up with the words for peace in Hebrew, Arabic and English in honor of the recognition agreements Israel signed with the UAE and Bahrain at the White House, in Tel Aviv, Israel. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

Israelis welcomed the historic peace deals signed at the White House on Tuesday with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain.


During the mid-1980s, a young Hormoz Shariat was earning his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering at the University of Southern California. That’s when his life changed forever.

Israel UAE peace accord

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in Washington Tuesday to sign two historic diplomatic deals with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain at the White House.

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This normalization of relations between Israel and its Middle East neighbor through the American diplomacy of President Donald Trump and his team serves as a truly historic development. Yet there may be more good news ahead—a Great Awakening that will revive both America and the world.