Yoel Glatt donates blood plasma. (MDA) (MDA)
Yoel Glatt donates blood plasma
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Magen David Adom paramedics recovered from coronavirus and have now donated their blood plasma; 16-year-old girl wins annual youth Bible contest; Aliyah continues; and much more!

By Michael Ordman

THE JEWISH STATE

Father & son paramedics donate blood plasma

Magen David Adom paramedics Yoel Glatt and his son Menachem who recovered from coronavirus (see here previously) have now donated their blood plasma. It should contain antibodies that can be used to treat patients critically ill with COVID-19.
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/279240

16-year-old girl wins youth Bible Quiz

Ruth Cohen, 16, from Gedera won the 2020 World Bible Quiz for Jewish Youth. It was broadcast live on Israeli TV. Education Minister Peretz said, “For the first time in 10 years, we have a female Bible quiz winner. You’ve brought pride to our country.”
https://worldisraelnews.com/for-first-time-in-10-years-young-woman-wins-world-bible-competition/

New Olim still arriving

Aliyah to Israel is continuing as another nine Jewish Olim (immigrants) from Ukraine arrived at Ben-Gurion Airport on a flight arranged by the Jewish Agency for Israel and sponsored by the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ). Also 31 Brazilian Olim arrived on 10 flights over 50 hours.
https://www.jwire.com.au/despite-travel-bans-nine-jewish-immigrants-from-ukraine-arrive-in-israel/
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/278117

We all need to know about San Remo

This is a recording of the live broadcast from Jerusalem on Sunday 26 April 2020 on the 100th anniversary of the 1920 San Remo Resolution. The treaty is the recognition in International Law of the rights of the State of Israel, recognizing its Biblical legitimacy and historical links.

https://worldisraelnews.com/israel-marks-100th-anniversary-of-san-remo-conference-that-paved-way-for-jewish-state/

Father & son paramedics donate blood plasma

Magen David Adom paramedics Yoel Glatt and his son Menachem who recovered from coronavirus (see here previously) have now donated their blood plasma. It should contain antibodies that can be used to treat patients critically ill with COVID-19.
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/279240

Flight of honor for grandson of downed pilot

Captain Shelah, is a third-generation pilot in Israel’s air force. His grandfather, Col. Ehud Shelah, was shot down in the 1973 Yom Kippur war. Captain Shelah flew his jet in formation over the military cemetery in Jerusalem where the annual Memorial Day ceremony was taking place.
https://worldisraelnews.com/grandson-of-downed-pilot-honored-with-memorial-day-flyover/

Builders of Zion

Aliya organization Nefesh B’Nefesh has awarded its 2020 Bonei Zion prizes to seven outstanding Anglo immigrants. They are David Blatt (sports), Debbie Gross (non-profit), Dore Gold (global impact), Deborah Rund (science & medicine), Reuven Asch (education) and Zo Flamenbaum (leadership).
https://www.jns.org/nefesh-bnefesh-announces-bonei-zion-prize-2020-recipients/

Celebrating Independence Day

On its 72nd birthday the State of Israel has 9.19 million citizens (up from 806,000 in 1948). 74% Jews, 21% Arabs.  The approximately 6.8 million Jews represent 45% of the world’s Jewish total. 180,000 new Sabras were born in 2019, vastly exceeding the 44,000 citizens who passed away.
https://mfa.gov.il/MFA/AboutIsrael/Spotlight/Pages/Israel-celebrates-72-years-of-independence-28-April-2020.aspx

Saluting Israeli medics

In a display of appreciation, the Israeli Air Force gave a sky-high Independence Day salute to medical staff working on the front lines to combat the coronavirus. A squad of four stunt planes flew over the country’s hospitals and medical centers.

https://www.ynetnews.com/article/SkTeeiIt8
https://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-at-72-a-country-under-curfew-salutes-those-fighting-the-coronavirus/

A different Yom Ha’atzmaut in Jerusalem

This year’s Memorial Day and Independence Day moved from the Jerusalem streets to the clouds, to Zoom and on-line. At the Western Wall, the President and his honor guard wore masks. As Yom Ha’atzmaut began, many went out to sing the national anthem Hatikvah.
http://rjstreets.com/2020/04/29/yom-hazikaron-and-yom-haatzmaut-2020/

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