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.
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.
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.
Journalist Raviv Drucker said he was astonished at some of the things he learned while researching for his new Channel 10 series 'The Captains.'
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.
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.'
Celebrating the diversity of Israeli pop.
A survey conducted on the eve of Independence Day gave a snapshot of Israelis' optimism and anxiety.
Israel, the Palestinian Authority, Hamas and pragmatic Arab states all have a role to play in improving the lives of Gazans.
The VP of Mobileye give us a glimpse into the exciting future of autonomous vehicles.
A Jerusalem Post correspondent reflects on her time covering Operation Protective Edge.
A former military correspondent reflects on her time covering the most turbulent years in Israel's history.
"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.”
Artwork in honor of Israel's 70th birthday by David Bloch.
A Jerusalem Post correspondent reflects on his time covering Operation Protective Edge.
Can Israel solve the world's water shortage problems?
At its 70th birthday, Israel finds itself in a unique position.
A former military correspondent reflects on his time covering the bloody uprising.
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.
How the Israeli Olympian found his "Israel moment" while training in a picturesque town in Germany.
The Yom Kippur War was the most traumatic event in Israel’s history.
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.
90-year-old Chanan Rapaport recalls his days as a fighter in the pre-state era.
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.
What will families in Israel look like in the future? How will Israeli society be impacted by changing family dynamics?
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.
Not everyone shares the same vision for the Jewish state.
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.
The Jewish National Fund's interfaith mission demonstrates Israel is a place for all.
The Academy of the Hebrew Language has picked one word for each of the country's seven decades.
Rivlin, Shlomi Shabat join Koolulam initiative for Israel's 70th.
A look at United Hatzalah's '70 for 70' campaign.
On the eve of its 70th anniversary, Israel is among the happiest countries in the world.
As Israel celebrates its 70th anniversary, the core issues between the Zionist leaders' feud come alive.
ZIM CEO Eli Glickman pays homage to the CEOs of Teva Israel, Mehadrin, Keter Plastic, and other prominent Israeli companies
One in every five children in Israel suffers from abuse or neglect. How can we put an end to this crisis?
In honor of this momentous Independence Day, we train an eye on how far the Israeli film and TV industry has come.
Here are Israel's top 9 inventions.
Israel and the rest of the world must embrace a more diverse society, see people for their abilities, and meet them there.
A round-up of Independence Day festivities around the country gives you plenty of options to pick from.
Will robots take our jobs in the future? Find out what Israeli researchers think will happen to employment in the future.
Will we have robots for doctors in the future? Find out what Israeli doctors think will happen to hospitals and medicine!
Seventy years of Israeli wine. These are the people and wines which contributed most.
“I started this page in March of 2013 with one goal: so that my children and others like them would continue to appreciate the uniquely Jewish aspects of life in Israel."
Scary? Exciting? Both? How will big data shape the future of Israel and our planet?
What's in store for neuroscience? How do Israeli scientists see the field developing for the good of humankind? Find out in this short and adorable animation in celebration of Israeli-led progress.
What will food in Israel be like in the future?
In midst of torch-lighting feud, President Hernandez reneged on his previously announced attendance at the Mount Herzl ceremony.
“Many citizens feel distressed in recent days because of the dispute around the celebrations of 70 years of the State of Israel,” said Edelstein.
What's in store for the relationship between Jews in Israel and around the world?
Regev approved the list of the torch lighters, who were recommended by a public committee.
This was supposed to be the second year running that one torch would be specially reserved for members of Diaspora Jewry.
Culture and Sports Minister Miri Regev said the two artists provided an expression of “the beauty of Israeli culture” from both the East and West.
Former senior officials weigh in on the challenges and opportunities presented by new technology.
Over 200 Bnei Menashe immigrants arrived in Israel from India just a few days before Passover.
Addressing a seminar on pardons at the President’s Residence on Monday, Rivlin said pardons and the commuting of sentences on important national days have been a tradition in several countries.
“The month of May, with the days of independence and nakba day, signals that a possible explosion is coming, driven on the Palestinian side by growing frustration and hopelessness.”
Ex-justice Elyakim Rubinstein gives his verdict to the ‘Post.’
The duo will perform Israel's 1979 Eurovision winning song, 'Hallelujah,' which Atari originally performed.
The Knesset’s Special Committee on the Disappearance of Yemenite and Balkan Children has reunited three families, and urges adopted Jewish children outside of Israel to make contact
A May opening appears to represent an earlier time frame than what had been expected.
Post employees didn't let a half-ton of explosives stop them from putting out a paper on that fateful day in 1948.
While territorial division remains the focus of the peace process, some believe that the core issue of the conflict is a rejection of any Jewish sovereignty