Jerusalem Day commemorates the unification of the city in 1967 under Israeli sovereignty, when IDF soldiers liberated the Old City from Jordanian occupation. I decided to celebrate 48 years of the unification in a special way, by inviting you to join me on a journey through time in Jerusalem - a journey in photos.
More than 3000 years after King David sanctified it as the capital of Israel and the city of the Temple, Jerusalem was united and once again restored as the capital of the Jewish homeland. Join us as we celebrate the reunification of the Jewish people and our beloved holy city on Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day.
Herzl had a double weapon, the strong belief in allowing the Jewish people to establish a home in our country and shaping our fate, but also the understanding that at the basis of international relations there are interests.
In Israel, even our television commercials capture some of the more emotional moments of Israeli existence and our beautifully diverse society - the ingathering exiles, reunification of families and the solidification of the Zionist dream.
How does Israel look to the diplomats of Poland, Bosnia, Lithuania, India, Japan, USA, Ukraine, Korea, Netherlands? The Diplomat Club and Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs launched a special project to share the powerful and beautiful images of living, breathing the real Israel.
A Pigeon and A Boy is a love story that paints a picture for us of the intense bonds between parents and children, siblings, life long friends, and romantic love. Shalev deftly guides us on a very human journey and shows us that having a home and people who care about us are a large part of who we are as people.
Aaron C. raps about Israel and Independence: "...on Israel’s independence, Holocaust is a word that even Jews don’t wanna mention, But if we’ve learned any lessons, it’s that Jews remain Jews but we we still ain’t got the message..."
Herzl’s angst and unadulterated passion leaps forth from the screen and punctuates our psyches - this is a meticulously researched film, which would impress even the foremost scholars of Jewish history.
How can there be peace and reconciliation without acknowledging fundamental historical and legal facts? San Remo was an essential step on the path to Israel's Independence that should be commemorated for its legally binding implications for the creation of a Jewish state.
My Zionism is not measured by the size of my kippa, by the neighborhood where I live, or by the party I will be voting for. It was born a long time before me, on a snowy street in the ghetto in Budapest where my father stood and attempted, in vain, to understand why the entire world is trying to kill him.
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