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President Reuven Rivlin lays a wreath at the official memorial ceremony for Dr. Chaim Weizmann, Nove

Reuven Rivlin: If Israel is to be successful, it must be united

The president's comments came during a speech at a memorial event for the first president of Israel, Dr. Chaim Weizmann.

TAMAR ZANDBERG and Uri Zaki are expectant parents.

Grapevine: Between politics and prayers

Movers and shakers in Israeli society.

Learning firsthand about Theodor Herzl...

... from my grandfather Rabbi Jacob Koppel Goldbloom (1872-1961), a forgotten Zionist activist

David Ben-Gurion meeting with Albert Einstein at Princeton University, in 1951

Einstein’s 1948 letter praising Jewish resilience on sale

The letter is dated May 19, 1948, and was written in German. It was addressed to the first Israeli president Chaim Weizmann.

FROM LEFT: Baron David de Rothschild, Lord Jacob Rothschild, Ronald S. Lauder and Robert Kraft.

Grapevine: A successful revolution

Though a sincere friend of the Jewish people, Balfour is far from happy with some of Israel’s policies, and had intended to mention this in his speech, but a friend counseled him against it.

PEOPLE WATCH the Israel Air Force Aerobatic team fly over the Mediterranean Sea during Independence

What miracle can be greater?

Fortunate are we and our children and grandchildren that we live at a time in history where with our own eyes we have seen the fulfillment of this great miracle.


Meet the new president of global Jewish students

“Students have been at the forefront of every revolution in recent history,” says Benstein.

Louis Brandeis

Brandeis’s role in Balfour

The truth is that Brandeis was involved at an important juncture in Jewish and world history, and his actions were as crucial as any of the players in the story.


The Balfour Declaration – some stories and anecdotes

"We had Jerusalem when London was a swamp."

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