Most wasabi is fake because the real thing is difficult to grow and very pricey. But Ran Ronen was up for a challenge on his farm in northern Israel. By Elana Shap, Israel21c Bet you didn’t know that the fiery green paste that comes along with your sushi, what’s referred to as wasabi, is almost... Read more »
Fusako Shigenobu is a co-founder of the Japanese Red Army (JRA) that was responsible for the 1972 massacre at Israel's Lod airport. Shockingly, Shigenobu was released from a Tokyo jail on Saturday after serving a mere 20-year term.
The Japanese government awards the decoration, which includes a medal and certificate of honor, every year to people who contributed to Japan's international relationships and promoted its culture globally.
Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat in Lithuania, knew he had to do the right thing and save as many people as possible, saying, 'I may have to disobey my government, but if I do not, I will disobey God.'
Beyond protecting Israel’s citizens, Israeli soldiers embrace another role: serving as a source of relief for people around the world. From Japan to Haiti, from Nepal to the Philippines and more, Israel's soldiers have worked miracles and saved lives.