Israel the State

A Page from History: Israel's First National Elections

A Page from History: Israel's First National Elections

On the day of elections, all factories and business establishments in Israel were closed from 8 A.M. to midnight to permit all residents to go to the polls. The government proclaimed election day a national holiday.

A Teenager To An IDF Soldier In 12 Photos

A Teenager To An IDF Soldier In 12 Photos

Have you ever wondered what an IDF soldier's journey really looks like? In these 12 pictures, we take you from the first day of their service to the last. Each step is difficult, but the mission is crucial: to defend the State of Israel.

Ahead Of New Year, Israel's Population Surpasses 8 Million

Ahead Of New Year, Israel's Population Surpasses 8 Million

As the Jewish new year -- Rosh HaShanah -- approaches, the population of Israel currently stands at 8,081,000 people. In 1948, when Israel was established, the population was 806,000.

Balfour Declaration

Balfour Declaration

British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour sent a letter to Lord Rothschild, the head of the Zionist Federation, that expressed British support of a Jewish State in Palestine. The Jewish people received public validation of our ancient hope for a state of our own.

Belgrade Bloggers Enamored With Israel

Belgrade Bloggers Enamored With Israel

Six young, influential Serbians make their way to Jewish State to find 'wonderful people, outstanding food, and soldiers with big guns and huge smiles'. Upon their return to Serbia they wrote that they are "completely in love with Israel."

Blue And White Innovation

Blue And White Innovation

Start-ups are not exclusive to Tel Aviv, but the ability for these people to reach for their dreams and create something out of nothing proves to me how amazing the Israeli culture is, and also, how innovative Israelis are in general.

Created In Israel

Created In Israel

Most people would be very surprised to find out just how many of the products and technologies that make their lives better were developed in tiny Israel.

Hatikvah - הַתִּקְוָה

Hatikvah - הַתִּקְוָה

When the State of Israel was established in 1948, Hatikvah was unofficially proclaimed the national anthem. As titled, "The Hope", this anthem speaks of the establishment of a sovereign and free nation in our homeland, the Land of Israel.

Israel Railways

Israel Railways

See the Land of Israel in action! From your computer, ride the Israel Railways in this video and enjoy the sights of the Land of Israel!

Israel's 52nd Annual Book Week

Israel's 52nd Annual Book Week

Israel Hayom

Israel's 52nd annual Book Week will kick off in five cities, today! Don't miss out!

Israel's Declaration Of Independence

Israel's Declaration Of Independence

ERETZ-ISRAEL (the Land of Israel) was the birthplace of the Jewish people. Impelled by this historic and traditional attachment, Jews strove in every successive generation to re-establish themselves in their ancient homeland.

Israel, One Month After The 6 Day War

Israel, One Month After The 6 Day War

Watch Israel, one month after the 6 Day War! Through live video and images witness the IDF who fought for our one and only Jewish state, our Jewish Homeland.

Israel: The Fast Track

Israel: The Fast Track

Israel today stands as a light among the nations, illuminating knowledge, technology, and functioning as a home and a center point for world Jewry.

League Of Nations Mandate For Palestine As A Jewish State

League Of Nations Mandate For Palestine As A Jewish State

JEWISH RIGHTS are spelled clearly. The League Of Nations Mandate states: in favor of the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people.

Protecting Israel in the Courts: “The Hague Odyssey"

Protecting Israel in the Courts: “The Hague Odyssey"

A lifelong commitment to Israel gives birth to a career of defending Israel and her citizens in the international courts. Richard Heideman's "The Hague Odyssey" outlines the challenges faced in presenting and representing Israel in the face of her enemies.

Signatories To Israel's Declaration Of Independence

Signatories To Israel's Declaration Of Independence

Israel's Declaration of Independence, we affix our signatures to this proclamation at this session of the provisional council of state, on the soil of the homeland, in the city of Tel-Aviv, on this Sabbath eve, the 5th day of Iyar, 5708 (14th May,1948).

Street Food In Israel

Street Food In Israel

Watch, enjoy, remember and look forward to a Taste of Israel on the Streets of Israel!

Tel Aviv White Night-Laila Lavan

Tel Aviv White Night-Laila Lavan

The Tel Aviv White Night (Laila Lavan) is on Thursday, June 27th! It is one of the biggest cultural nights of the year in ‘the city that never sleeps’.

The Birth of The Israeli Air Force

The Birth of The Israeli Air Force

Former World War II pilots, mostly from America, helped in forming The Israeli Air Force. Watch their story!

The Many Dimensions Of Christmas In Israel

The Many Dimensions Of Christmas In Israel

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to the many different personalities, cultures, ethnicities, and religions who live, work, study, and visit our one and only Jewish State!

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