The festive holiday of Purim commemorates Israel’s salvation from extermination by the mighty Persian Empire, some 2500 years ago. Jews in Israel and all over the world celebrate Purim on the 14th day of Adar as a time of “Light, Gladness, Joy and Honor for the Jewish people” (Esther 8:16).
In a potential sign that Israel’s ties with the Sunni Arab axis in the Middle East are indeed getting stronger, the Kuwaiti UN delegation — for the first time in history – did not walk out of the hall on Thursday during Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to the General Assembly.
Tourists can go from Israel’s holy sites through to experiencing floating in the Dead Sea, skiing, Tel Aviv, wineries, bars, hiking, the desert, the beaches, Masada and so much more; Israeli Judoka Olympic bronze medalist Yarden Gerbi auctioned her signed Olympic uniform nametag, and much more.
The world can fight terrorism and still succeed — as Israel has, but it means letting go of the kind of hatred and one-sided bias against Israel that is shown in the United Nations and many other organizations.
Despite opposition from the anti-Israel boycott movement, famed Mexican-American guitarist Carlos Santana is moving forward with his plans to hold a concert in Tel Aviv. Watch his pro-Israel message of peace and love.