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Israel and Anti-Semitism

The idea that extreme criticism of Israel is anti-Semitic is controversial.

Supporting Israel Causes for Your Bar/Bat Mitzvah Project

Decades after its establishment, support for Israel remains a powerful expression of Jewish solidarity and peoplehood.

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Yitzhak Rabin

The unusual circumstances of Rabin's marriage, his true feelings about Moshe Dayan, and other lesser-known facts about the legendary Israeli leader.

Modern Israeli History: A Timeline

Key moments in the Jewish state's history.

Israeli Settlements: Questions and Answers

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

Jewish Refugees During and After the Holocaust

Jews fleeing the Nazis had difficulty finding countries that would take them in.

What Is BDS?

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

Judaism and LGBTQ Issues: An Overview

Attitudes have shifted dramatically in recent decades, with sharp differences between the Orthodox and liberal movements.

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Yom Kippur

Impress your friends and family with these little-known facts about the Day of Atonement.

Mizrahi Jews in Israel

Jews from Arab lands are gaining more and more influence in Israeli society.