Independence Day

Keeping hope alive as the Israel-Hamas War stretches on

The current war’s main goals – destroying Hamas and returning all the hostages – have not been met after eight months. Despite the challenges, we cannot lose hope.

12/06/2024

Jordan marks low-key Independence Day as Gaza war continues

While Jordan has had a peace treaty with Israel for nearly 30 years, the kingdom’s identification with the Palestinian people still runs strong.

By GIORGIA VALENTE/THE MEDIA LINE
26/05/2024

What's going on with Israel during the war is not normal

When we are constantly exposed to images and stories of war, famine, disaster, or other human tragedies, there is a risk that we become desensitized, experiencing what is known as compassion fatigue.

By JONATHAN LIEBERMAN
25/05/2024
 BARBECUING AT Sacher Park in Jerusalem on Independence Day last Tuesday: It was disappointing that

Critical voices aren't fooling anyone with silence and backhanded compliments

The contentious messages and loaded silence of Jewish groups who criticise Israel, including APN and J Street, are concerning.

By MOSHE PHILLIPS
19/05/2024

Holding the bitter and the sweet: Remembrance and Independence Day 2024

In these moments, we can try to view these emotions not as conflicting but as parallel emotions. 

The Left's attempts to ruin Independence Day thankfully failed

Whilst the hard left rejected Independence Day, most Israelis set out into Israel’s streets and parks to celebrate.

Grapevine, May 17, 2024: Power of the press

Movers and shakers in Israeli society.

Lack of leadership in Israel is undermining the Gaza war

It is time that Netanyahu recognizes the gravity of this moment in time and does what is right or steps aside, calls for early elections, and allows the Israeli people to decide who will lead them.

17/05/2024

We will bow our heads, but stand tall - Opinion

It's time for us to accept the covenant of destiny and build our second independence.

By NERYA MEIR
16/05/2024

Navy Independence Day flotilla pays tribute to October 7 victims

This year, a record number and variety of vessels of different sizes, from small boats to large yachts, took part.

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