Palestinian attacks on civilians have been a feature of life in Israel since even before the country’s establishment.
Key moments in the Jewish state's history.
The rescue of the hostages of Air France Flight 139.
Establishing a new nation and defending it
Israel history, 1967-1980.
Building a new nation.
There are a handful of holidays that entered Jewish life in the latter half of the 20th century.
This day honoring fallen soldiers immediately precedes Israel's Independence Day.
Service is compulsory for most Jewish Israelis.
The Jews as a nation in the land of Israel