Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Modern Israel

Israeli Settlements: Questions and Answers

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

Modern Israel

Modern Israel at a Glance

An overview of the Jewish state and its many accomplishments and challenges.

Israel History

Jews and Arabs in British Mandate Palestine

During the interwar period, the two populations struggled to lay claim to the land.

Israel’s War of Independence

Establishing a new nation and defending It

The Life of Yitzhak Rabin

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.

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.

What Is the Temple Mount?

Holy to both Jews and Muslims, this area in Jerusalem's Old City has been a focal point of inter-religious tension for decades.

Modern Israeli History: A Timeline

Key moments in the Jewish state's history.

What Is BDS?

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

Israeli History Quiz

How much do you know about the history of Zionism and the Jewish state?

Whose Jerusalem?

A history of Jerusalem since Israel's establishment.

Why the Oslo Accords Failed

What went wrong between the Israelis and Palestinians?

Who Was Yitzhak Rabin?

The Israeli prime minister was assassinated on Nov. 4, 1995.

Shimon Peres

Longtime leader of Israel's Labor Party.

Arabs in Israel

A minority in the Jewish state.