Modern Israel

Elections, Israeli Style

They're colorful. They're intense. They're like a carnival. They're democratic.

Does the System Work?

Pros and cons of the Israeli electoral system.

Israeli Electoral System

How it developed and how it works.

When Herzl Planted a Tree

A well-known story that weaves together Tu Bishvat, tree-planting and the rebuilding of Israel

The Beginnings of the Territorial Conflict

An overview of Israel's relationship to the Sinai, the Gaza Strip, Jerusalem, the West Bank, and the Golan Heights, 1948-67.

Palestinian-Israeli Relations

The ongoing struggle and the Middle East peace process.

The First Intifada

The content and consequences of the 1987 Palestinian uprising.

Religion and Education in Israel

Diversity and tension within both sectors.