Jewish History and Community

Jewish Year in Review: 2006

Four stories that mattered--and three that might have.

Religious Soldiers in Israel’s Army

Israel's armed forces, like many Israeli institutions, make special provisions for the religious needs of Jewish participants.

Yitzhak Rabin’s Final Speech

Late Prime Minister Rabin's last remarks at a Tel Aviv peace rally.

The Wye River Memorandum

Signed by Israeli Prime Minister Natanyahu and PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat in 1998.

Modern Aliyah

Economic, political, and religious trends shape the cultural makeup of the State of Israel.

Homosexuality in Israel

Israel is among the leaders in equality for sexual minorities.

Israel and Lebanon: A History

Internal Lebanese politics have long influenced relations with Israel.

Canadian Jewry

Canada's multicultural society has shaped its Jewish community.

The Jerusalem Question

A brief history of the role of Jerusalem in the peace process.