"I had faith in Israel before it was established, I have in it now. I believe it has a glorious future before it - not just another sovereign nation, but as an embodiment of the great ideals of our civilization."- Harry S. Truman“We are a nation that loves the peace. We will never stop growing and developing but we know how to protect ourselves using force.” - Moshe Yaalon, former Chief of Staff to the IDF"In Israel, a land lacking in natural resources, we learned to appreciate our greatest national advantage: our minds. Through creativity and innovation, we transformed barren deserts into flourishing fields and pioneered new frontiers in science and technology."-Shimon Peres“We Jews have a secret weapon in our struggle with the Arabs; we have no place to go.”- Golda Meir“Jewish people will never again stand defenceless”- IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz“But I am convinced that those Jews who stand aside today with a malicious smile and with their hands in their trousers' pockets will also want to dwell in our beautiful home.”-Theodor Herzl“Nothing prevents us from being and remaining the exponents of a united humanity, when we have a country of our own. To fulfill this mission we do not have to remain literally planted among the nations who hate and despise us. “-Theodor HerzlHappy Independence Day Beloved Israel!