State of Israel

Women of the Palmah: Hear their stories

The Palmah was the elite fighting unit of the Hagana, the underground army of the Jewish community in Israel during pre-state times.


Online event marks 101 years since San Remo Conference

Pro-Israel advocacy groups Im Tirtzu, Canadians for Israel's Legal Rights and the Zionist Organization of America hosted the event which included discussions and greetings from leading Jewish figures

US Embassy in Israel has 15,000 passport backlog due to COVID rules

Even in a normal year, the embassy in Israel is one of the busiest places in the world for US passports and reports of birth. Then, the coronavirus pandemic came along.

Book Review: Conflicting visions for the State of Israel

As we celebrate Israel’s 73rd Independence Day, we are mindful that the State of Israel in 1948 was a dream fulfilled for Jews all over the world.


Rivlin hosts 90th anniversary of founding Irgun Zvai Leumi (Etzel)

Etzel is most famously known for the bombing of the King David Hotel on July 22, 1946

Is Israel the most important Jewish project of our lifetime?

If so, then no Jew is excluded from a seat at the table.

Jewish Agency Chairman Isaac Herzog (left), President Reuven Rivlin, and Dr. Yossi Vardi (right).

Dr. Yossi Vardi receives Chaim Herzog Prize

The Chaim Herzog Prize is awarded individuals for their unique contributions to the State of Israel.

Remembering Herzl on his 116th yahrzeit

Herzl's most famous quote stands as a testament to his tenacity: 'If you will it, it is no dream.'

ISRAEL’S FIRST president Chaim Weizmann presents US president Harry Truman with a Torah in 1948.

Harry Truman and the cause of Jewish statehood

Truman acted on behalf of the Jews in the creation of the State of Israel decisively at critical moments when his action made all the difference.


President Truman was not a saint

It is shocking to consider how Jews have beatified Truman.

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