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Terrorism in Israel: Questions and Answers

Palestinian attacks on civilians have been a feature of life in Israel since even before the country’s establishment.

Modern Israeli History: A Timeline

Key moments in the Jewish state's history.

Operation Entebbe

The rescue of the hostages of Air France Flight 139.

Israel’s War of Independence

Establishing a new nation and defending it

Israel, 1948-1967

Building a new nation.

Modern Jewish Holidays 101

There are a handful of holidays that entered Jewish life in the latter half of the 20th century.

Yom Hazikaron: Israel’s Memorial Day

This day honoring fallen soldiers immediately precedes Israel's Independence Day.

The Israel Defense Forces

Service is compulsory for most Jewish Israelis.

Zionism 101

The Jews as a nation in the land of Israel