Or Zarua has a strong commitment to the State of Israel. In order to deepen our connection with Israel and, we hope, will inspire, educate, and engage others to support Israel, we have begun offer programming called Kesher Israel. The Hebrew word “kesher” means linkage or connection, and hints at connecting Jewish people to their heritage and to one another.
We feature a wide array of activities including film screenings, Israel advocacy on campus sessions, and our annual attendance as the Salute to Israel Parade.
Israel’s Contributions to the World
As part of our ‘kesher’ or connection with Israel, we thought it would be helpful to highlight weekly some of Israel’s more recent contributions to the world, and hope you will share our pride in Israel:
Israel’s Advances in Technology:
For the IDF, New Weapons May Change Future of Warfare (Israel Hayom)
During the next war, thousands of “seismic pearls” – small circular sensors that carry an antenna – will be dropped from planes and drones, and will be able to detect movement on the ground to give an up-to-date situational picture to digital army systems.
As part of our “kesher” or connection with Israel, these websites/organizations provide knowledge about current developments in Israeli culture, environment, healthcare, etc. as well as the general issue of anti-Semitism/anti-Zionism and in particular on the college campus: