Israel's 70th anniversary

As Israel turns 70, the Jerusalem Post joins in the celebration, covering the special events surrounding the anniversary of the creation of the Jewish state, marking the achievements of the past 70 years and looking ahead to the future of the Zionist project.

Ambassador Danon speaking with the UN ambassadors at Masada

Forty U.N. Ambassadors bring in Israel’s 70th anniversary

Led by UN Ambassador Danny Danon, 40 ambassadors from Europe, Latin America and Africa participated in an event held at the President’s Residence in Jerusalem.

The backdrop of the stage at last year’s AIPAC conference in Washington, DC

Polarization on Israel thrives at America's fringes

Anti-Israel activists on the Left are trying to wrench control of the Democratic Party while white nationalists on the Right treat Zionism as a cover for their racism.

An illuminating look at the life of Ben-Gurion

Journalist Raviv Drucker said he was astonished at some of the things he learned while researching for his new Channel 10 series 'The Captains.'

19/04/2018
Natan Sharansky

After 70 years, a shift in Jewish immigration ideology

When newly-minted Israel Prize winner Natan Sharansky became the head of the Jewish Agency nearly 10 years ago, the former refusenik did what he does best: shake things up.

19/04/2018
 ZEHAVA ARKY

Outstanding olim: Fostering a culture of entrepreneurship

For this crop of young Nefesh b'nefesh olim, it's not about 'what Israel can do for them, it's about what they can do for Israel.'

19/04/2018
ARIK EINSTEIN

Israelis who hit all the right notes

Celebrating the diversity of Israeli pop.

19/04/2018
Celebrations at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv for independence day. Indep

Poll: 82% of Israelis proud of the country, half fear war is near

A survey conducted on the eve of Independence Day gave a snapshot of Israelis' optimism and anxiety.

By ARIK BENDER
19/04/2018
autonomous vehicles

Israel at 70 - The future of autonomous cars

The VP of Mobileye give us a glimpse into the exciting future of autonomous vehicles.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
18/04/2018
Soldiers with disabilities march in the Remembrance Day ceremony in Jerusalem

Soldiers with special needs march in IDF Memorial Day ceremony

"Special in Uniform is an awe-inspiring societal triumph, enabling youngsters with disabilities to serve the army and thus contribute their share to the nation.”

By JPOST.COM STAFF
18/04/2018
Israeli flag art by David Pascheles

IN PICTURES: Israeli Flag Art

Artwork in honor of Israel's 70th birthday by David Bloch.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
18/04/2018
Israel 70+: Israel and the future of water technology

WATCH: Israel at 70 - Israel's solutions to the water crisis

Can Israel solve the world's water shortage problems?

By JPOST.COM STAFF
18/04/2018
An Israeli visits the grave of a fallen soldier on Mount Herzl during Remembrance Day on April 18th

IN PICTURES: Israel pays tribute to fallen on Remembrance Day

Israelis across the country commemorated lost loved ones as they marked Remembrance Day, visiting grave-sites of soldiers and terror victims who have been killed throughout Israel's history.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
18/04/2018
Israeli Olympian A.J. Edelman slides down the track during the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in Februa

My 'Israel moment,' by Israeli Olympian A.J. Edelman

How the Israeli Olympian found his "Israel moment" while training in a picturesque town in Germany.

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman, Sara Netanyahu, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Knesset marks Remembrance Day with songs and poetry

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein, Supreme Court President Esther Hayut, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman and Police Chief Insp.-Gen. Roni Alsheikh all read poems at the event.

Chanan Rapaport in his Haganah days (left) and today (right).

A Hagana fighter's recollections of the 'Night of the Bridges'

90-year-old Chanan Rapaport recalls his days as a fighter in the pre-state era.

17/04/2018

Pigeons, winged warriors that helped Israel to victory 70 years ago

Lacking communication devices during the war, the Israeli forces relied on a clandestine network of 68 dovecots spread across the country, and ran 'pigeoneer' courses for soldiers.

By REUTERS
17/04/2018
family

WATCH: Israel at 70 - The future of the family in Israel

What will families in Israel look like in the future? How will Israeli society be impacted by changing family dynamics?

By JPOST.COM STAFF
17/04/2018

Police to erase criminal records on minor offenses for 70th anniversary

The move is meant to assist “the ordinary citizen who may have slipped up in the past,” whose day-to-day life might be affected by this stain on his or her police record.

17/04/2018
AN ISRAELI Arab girl takes part in a ‘Land Day’ rally, an annual commemoration of the killing of six

Israel's 70th anniversary through Arab eyes

Not everyone shares the same vision for the Jewish state.

CHAIM SHEBA (right), after whom the hospital is named, speaks to a wounded IDF soldier

Growing with Israel: 70 years of Sheba success

From army hospital No. 5 to a world-renowned medical center, a look at how Sheba Medical Center and Israel's history are uniquely intertwined.

By MAAYAN HOFFMAN
17/04/2018
Alon Ben-Gurion poses with Sheryl Buchholtz and her daughters Jessica (left) and Melissa (right)

Presenting an Israel for everyone

The Jewish National Fund's interfaith mission demonstrates Israel is a place for all.

17/04/2018
Flashcards with Hebrew words, including the word "Tapuach," meaning "apple". (Illustrative)

What are the most Israeli words?

The Academy of the Hebrew Language has picked one word for each of the country's seven decades.

16/04/2018
President Reuven Rivlin attends Koolulam at Menorah Mivtachim Arena in Tel Aviv on April 9, 2018.

12,000 Israelis sing ‘Al Kol Eleh’

Rivlin, Shlomi Shabat join Koolulam initiative for Israel's 70th.

16/04/2018
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