Study Jewish History
Key moments in the Jewish state's history.
Establishing a new nation and defending it
A landmark in efforts to secure a Jewish state.
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.
An overview of these Jewish communities in the West Bank — and why they are so controversial.
The story of who went to Palestine, and how these successive waves of Jewish immigration shaped Jewish life there from 1881-1939.
Jews Around the Globe
Though often confused with Sephardic Jews, Mizrahi Jews have a separate Middle Eastern heritage.
The unusual circumstances of Rabin's marriage, his true feelings about Moshe Dayan, and other lesser-known facts about the legendary Israeli leader.
The Lithuania-born visionary turned an ancient language into a spoken one.
Though he died decades before the State of Israel's establishment, he is considered the country's founding father.
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 first prime minister of the Jewish state.