Israel

Does the System Work?

Pros and cons of the Israeli electoral system.

Israeli Electoral System

How it developed and how it works.

A State is Born

The creation of an infrastructure for the state of Israel.

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.

Absorbing the Exiles

Israel worked to absorb massive numbers of Jewish immigrants during the 1950s.

Israel’s Foreign Policy

An examination of the development of the Israeli military.

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.