Israel Independence Day
by Yael Mermelstein
Why I love living in the land of Israel.
by Menucha Chana Levin
A glimpse of life in Israel you don’t get to hear in the mainstream media.
by Ezer Mizion
The moving story of a young soldier who saved the life of a little boy.
by Shira Smiles
Creating our connection to the land of Israel.
by Catharine Porter
Israeli field hospital carries on inspiring work in Japan.
by Barbara Sofer
The top 63-plus-one new reasons I love Israel, in no particular order.
Aish.com's video sensation celebrating Israel's birthday!
by Toldot Yisrael
Eyewitness accounts of the November 1947 UN vote to partition Mandate Palestine into two states.
by Jenny Hazan
Maj. (Res.) Dr. Yehuda David is on a lifetime mission to defend Israel and its soldiers.
The remarkable men who blew the shofar at the end of Yom Kippur at the Western Wall before the founding of the State of Israel.
by Ciaran Hancock
How seven million people surrounded by enemies created innovation magic.
Israel stands for Peace.
Celebrating the re-unification of Israel's eternal capital.
by Rabbi Aaron Katsof
Why this fourth-generation American moved to Israel and joined the Israel Defense Forces.
Nitsana Darshan-Leitner is the voice of the victims.
David Sussman's brush with death changed his life
by Lori Palatnik
In Israel, everyone is family.
Israelis' anguish is too little acknowledged.
To the women of Israel.
by Julie Amar
Fulfilling the dream had never been easier.
by Riva Pomerantz
Practical advice from people who made the monumental move to Israel.
For Yom Ha'Atzmaut, our special Israeli taxi driver story.
by Chana (Jenny) Weisberg
There is no place like home. But where is home?
by Bassi Gruen
What you see is often not what you get.
Three months later, and we're still smiling.
Sara Yoheved Rigler
by Sara Yoheved Rigler
Celebrating the Jewish holidays in Israel.
by Jeff Danis
"You are going to die."
It's true, Israel's not perfect. But what do I need perfect for when I've found home?
Two years in the Holy Land changed my life.
Why we're leaving our great life in North America and moving to Israel.
by Amy Eisenstein
My dream of moving to Israel is having a profound effect on how I live now.
by Rachel Ginsberg
Jerusalem's front line of defense.
The life and loves of a Nobel Prize winner.
by Ross Hirschmann
Sometimes there are no second chances.
by Dr. Tashbih Sayyed
On a trip to Israel, a Muslim journalist sees firsthand a litany of lies.
by Liba Pearson
How do you rebuild after losing everything? Ask David Hatuel.
by Toby Klein Greenwald
The deaths of Dov and Rachel Cole should serve to bring Israelis closer together.
As the disengagement looms, a glimpse into the hearts of the residents.
by Arnold Roth
Fifteen is the number that conceals God's name, and is the mysterious turning point for three generations of one family.
Israeli 'survivor' flower boasts cells in shape of Star of David.
One couple's special Jerusalem story.
by Emuna Braverman
What shaped our trip to Israel wasn't the death of Arafat or even the beauty of the land. It was the people.
by Erica Chernofsky
Finding my home on sacred soil.
by Noah S.
Why is my home so far from my homeland? Why don't I live in Israel where history and destiny weave the streets of our identity as a people?
by Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
God has brought His people home and promised to one day give them peace. No people need it more. No people have earned it more.
The top five entries, in honor of the 56th anniversary of the State of Israel.
When I told people that my husband and I, with our five kids in tow, were moving to Israel, they thought I was crazy. At some level, I wondered the same thing.
The indomitable spirit of Israel will be very much alive next week at a very poignant wedding.
by Miriam Katz
The Spanish couple on the textbook was breezy and carefree. The Italians were beautiful and moody. Now I'm living in Israel learning Hebrew and it's a whole different story.
by Gilad Skolnick
There is one country in the world that has devoted over a century to reforestation and greening the land. And I'm not talking about the United States or Liechtenstein.
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