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Modern Israeli History: A Timeline

Key moments in the Jewish state's history.

Israeli Settlements: Questions and Answers

An overview of these Jewish communities in the West Bank — and why they are so controversial.

Jewish Refugees During and After the Holocaust

Jews fleeing the Nazis had difficulty finding countries that would take them in.

What Is BDS?

All about the movement for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel.

Judaism and LGBTQ Issues: An Overview

Jewish attitudes about non-heterosexual identities have shifted dramatically in recent decades, with sharp differences between the Orthodox and liberal movements.

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Yom Kippur

Impress your friends and family with these little-known facts about the Day of Atonement.

Mizrahi Jews in Israel

Jews from Arab lands are gaining more and more influence in Israeli society.

What Is the Western Wall?

The last remaining wall of the ancient Jewish Temple in Jerusalem.

How “Hatikvah” (The Hope) Became Israel’s National Anthem

The surprising history of one of modern Judaism's most important songs.

Israeli Television

A history of a nation through the small screen.