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  • Netanyahu launches Africa tour with Entebbe commemoration

    July 5, 2016 | 10:30 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu launched a tour of East Africa by marking the 40th anniversary of the raid at Entebbe that killed his brother.

    “We were powerless no more,” Netanyahu said Monday of the July 4, 1976 Israeli commando raid on the Ugandan airport where...

  • Heart-to-heart effort boosts Israel’s image

    December 18, 2013 | 4:03 pm

    There are nearly 50 million people in the East African nation of Tanzania and only one pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon. That would be Dr. Godwin Godfrey, who owes his training to an Israel-based nonprofit, Save a Child’s Heart (SACH). 

    The doctor was in the Los Angeles area in...

  • Jewish group provides Israeli technology to East Africa

    June 4, 2012 | 11:13 am

    Jewish Heart for Africa is now serving 250,000 people in East Africa with Israeli technologies.

    The New York-based organization announced the milestone in conjunction with the expected completion of its 57th project later this month. Founded in 2008 by Sivan Borowich Ya’ari,...

  • The Reality of Desert Life

    By Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben

    April 13, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Draped in a deep, earthen-red shukah, adorned with circles of brightly beaded necklaces and head-to-toe with body paint made from ochre and sheep fat, the Masai warrior keeps a silent vigil in the midst of the relentless equatorial heat of East Africa. His life is a mission from his...