An overview of these Jewish communities in the West Bank — and why they are so controversial.
An overview of the Jewish state and its many accomplishments and challenges.
During the interwar period, the two populations struggled to lay claim to the land.
Establishing a new nation and defending it
The slain Israeli prime minister was a military hero who embarked on a historic effort to bring peace to his country and paid for it with his life.
Palestinian attacks on civilians have been a feature of life in Israel since even before the country’s establishment.
Holy to both Jews and Muslims, this area in Jerusalem's Old City has been a focal point of inter-religious tension for decades.
Key moments in the Jewish state's history.
All about the movement for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel.
How much do you know about the history of Zionism and the Jewish state?
A history of Jerusalem since Israel's establishment.
What went wrong between the Israelis and Palestinians?
The Israeli prime minister was assassinated on Nov. 4, 1995.
The boundary established at the conclusion of Israel's 1948 War of Independence, the Green Line has long formed the basis of territorial negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians.
Longtime leader of Israel's Labor Party.