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Jerusalem Then and Now: A Photographic Journey

Jerusalem Then and Now: A Photographic Journey

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.

Milk And Honey: A Celebration of Israel on Shavuot

Milk And Honey: A Celebration of Israel on Shavuot

Shavuot has arrived! Throughout Israel, communities hold celebration festivals with dancing, songs, and harvesting activities. And of course - they eat cheesecake!

Yom Yerushalayim: The Reunification of A People And A Past

Yom Yerushalayim: The Reunification of A People And A Past

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.

Have You Heard of Herzl Day?

Have You Heard of Herzl 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.

Shavuot Recipes

Shavuot Recipes

Shavuot Recipes with an Israeli Twist! Try these dairy traditions that reflect Israel's multicultural society!

Mother and Lone Soldier Reunited

Mother and Lone Soldier Reunited

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.

Witness to History: IDF Paratroopers At The Kotel In 1967

Witness to History: IDF Paratroopers At The Kotel In 1967

Read reactions of the IDF paratroopers as they arrived at the Kotel and consider the importance Jerusalem has always held in the Jewish heart. SHARE with us YOUR first encounter with the Kotel!

Shavuot: Only in Israel?

Shavuot: Only in Israel?

Breathing in the blessedly cool pre-dawn air, I join the flood of thousands of Jews on the darkened streets of Jerusalem hurrying to the Kotel, drawn like iron filings to a magnet.

Israel Through Foreign Lenses: 101 Faces of Israel

Israel Through Foreign Lenses: 101 Faces of Israel

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.

Share Your Story on The Israel Forever Blog

Share Your Story on The Israel Forever Blog

Express yourself, share your knowledge on Israel Forever's Blog. Provide our visitors with your unique and rewarding personal experiences and reflections of your connection to Israel.

Getting Lost with A Pigeon and A Boy

Getting Lost with A Pigeon and A Boy

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.

Passover, Israeli Independence Day and Shavuot - The Deeper Connection

Passover, Israeli Independence Day and Shavuot - The Deeper Connection

We were never meant to be nor will we be allowed to be like everyone else - it is simply not our destiny. Our role in history is just too critical to allow us to simply sit back and relax.

Rapping for Israel's Independence

Rapping for Israel's Independence

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..."

A Personal Face to the Father of Modern Zionism

A Personal Face to the Father of Modern Zionism

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.

San Remo: The Forgotten Milestone to the Liberation and Creation of Israel

San Remo: The Forgotten Milestone to the Liberation and Creation of Israel

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.

I am a Zionist by Yair Lapid

I am a Zionist by Yair Lapid

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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