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Israeli Independence Day

The Jewish state has grown dramatically over the last seven decades. But it enjoyed greater freedom of action in its earliest years, when it wasn’t so closely tied to the United States.

May 18 2016 12:01AM

By the numbers.

Boaz Levi
May 17 2016 12:01AM

Is Israel’s existence “politicized”?

Jonathan Marks
May 16 2016 12:01AM

All of civilization should celebrate.

Richard Kemp
May 12 2016 12:01AM

The answer comes down to the nature of deliverance, and to what you think the Jewish state represents.

May 11 2016 12:01AM

And why this week’s Torah portion fits into the spirit of both days.

April 21 2015 12:01AM

The International Bible Contest, whose final round is held annually in Jerusalem on Independence Day, showcases the benefits of Jewish learning. 

Yair Rosenberg
May 2 2014 12:01AM