This week an Israeli and a Palestinian surgeon worked together to save the life of a Ugandan child at Wolfson Hospital in Holon, Israel.
"Meet Dr. Chagi Dekel from Israel and Dr. Ahmed Zaharur from Ramallah who just emerged from the operating room where they did 7 hours of open heart surgery on a child from Uganda as part of the Save A Child's Heart..." wrote Dov Lipman.
"I feel like [the staff here] is my family...we are working together... and there is a lot of trust between me and Israelis...I am passionate about Save a Child's Heart...and I am very happy to be here," said Dr. Zaharur.
The Palestinians receive more aid per capita than any other place in the world, primarily from the West. Yet former Palestinian peace negotiator Nabil Shaath said in an interview earlier this month that he often asks Westerners whether Arabs have to “hijack your planes and destroy your airports again” to make the world take notice of the Palestinian cause.
A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan, and has killed 14 people. The epicenter of the quake was located near the city of Tainan and collapsed at least one high-rise building. Over 340 people have been rescued from the rubble in the city, but over 100 people are still missing.
One of the Israeli relief organizations that specializes in search and rescue operations around the world, IsraAID: The Israel Forum for International Humanitarian Aid decided on Saturday night that they will be sending a team of 12 search and rescue experts to join the relief teams already on the ground.
With incitement on social media behind a huge number of attacks on Israel, we are happy to see that Twitter is working to remove terrorists accounts.
"We condemn the use of Twitter to promote violent terrorism,” the company said in a statement on 5 February. “This type of behavior, or any violent threats, is not permitted on our service.”
Thank you Twitter for standing up against violence and terrorism!