The Empire State Building in New York City shone blue and white on June 5 – mirroring the colors of the Israeli flag – for the annual Celebrate Israel Parade and festival in New York City; Israeli genealogical website MyHeritage recorded family stories of some of the 800 native tribes in Papua New Guinea, and much more.

Israel has sent $20,000 worth of supplies to Sri Lanka, following recent floods and landslides there; The Israeli Ministry of Economy held the first Israeli Food Festival in 25 Costco stores across Japan, focused proton beam lasers to treat tumors, and much more.