Israel: The Jewish Homeland
Israel's mandate as an in-gatherer of the Jewish exiles from all four corners of the earth has made it one of the most ethnically diverse countries in the world.Read More
The ongoing struggle and the Middle East peace process.Law of Return
An immigration policy to ensure a Jewish majority in the State of Israel.Arab-Israelis
A minority in the Jewish state.East Jerusalem
A plan for a controversial city?Israel's Electoral System
How it developed and how it works.
HistoryThe War of Independence
Establishing a new nation and defending itself.Six-Day War
Provoked by an Egyptian military buildup, Israel fights back.Yitzhak Rabin
A man of war and a man of peace.National Anthem of Israel
The words in Hebrew and English.David Ben Gurion
The first prime minister of the Jewish state.
CultureS. Y. Agnon
Truth is sometimes indistinguishable from fiction.Hava Nagila
The unlikely history of a Hasidic melody.Falafel
About Israel's signature food--plus, a recipe.Israeli Food
The emergence of a national cuisine.
The foremost leader of Political Zionism.Israeli Flag
The symbol of the Jewish State.Religious Zionism
Religious Zionists believe that the Jewish return to Israel hastens the Messiah.Questioning Zionism
Since the beginning of modern Zionism, some Jews have stood in opposition to it.A History of Zionism
This classic text by Walter Laqueur offers a comprehensive history of Zionism.