Israel

Ben & Jerry’s Unfair Boycott of Israel

The ice cream makers are wrong to single Israel out for criticism.

Differentiating between Demonizing and Critiquing Israel

What does legitimate criticism of Israel look like?

Is Zionism a Form of Colonialism?

Rooted in the word for the Land of Israel, Zion, the word Zionist may not actually be as “modern” as you think! In fact, Zionists have been around for thousands of years.

Israel: A Moral Beacon

Everything the Jewish state did in response to Hamas in Gaza has been defensive.

Don't Equate Israel’s Targeted Self-Defense with Hamas’s Aggression

It is inappropriate to posit moral and legal parity between the two sides. In all cases Hamas was the aggressor.

Appropriating ‘Apartheid’ to Bash Israel

Human Rights Watch traduces the sacred memories of South African victims.

Reunifying Jerusalem: Remembering Ammunition Hill

The decisive battle paved the way for Israel to reunify Jerusalem in 1967.

Israel at 73

The story of Israel is the wondrous realization of a 3,500-year link among a land, a faith, a language, a people, and a vision.

Jerusalem and the U.S. Administration

Understanding the geo-political dynamics of Jerusalem under Israeli sovereignty.

Shattering the Apartheid Canard

It’s time to call out the anti-Semitism and hypocrisy.

Conspiracies, Jews, and the Jewish State

The Corona conspiracy is only the latest retelling of the same historic blood libel.

El Al's Historic Flight Over Saudi Arabia

It's encouraging to see prominent Arab thinkers – and the first Arab government in more than 25 years – rejecting the old rancor, and enumerating the gains peace can make possible.

Danny Danon’s Five Years at the United Nations

Exclusive conversation with Israel’s outgoing ambassador on everything from peace to the Torah.

United Arab Emirates, Jews and Israel: 7 Facts

UAE and Israel reach a historic accord to normalize ties between the two nations.

Israel Does Not Practice Apartheid

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is wholly different from the struggle against apartheid in South Africa.

Iranian Waiting for Political Asylum in Israel

Neda Amin, an Iranian journalist who made it to Israel and claimed political asylum to save her life, speaks to Aish readers.

Israel: A Quick Tour through Breath-Taking Photos

In honor of Yom HaAtzmaut, take a journey through the land of Israel.

Meet George Deek, Israel's First Christian Arab Ambassador

At age 35, he’s also Israel's youngest ambassador in the world today.

Jon Medved: Israeli High-Tech Pioneer

For the founder of OurCrowd, a revolutionary venture capital fund that has raised $1.4 billion, the future for Israel's high-tech industry is bright.

An Arab Zionist's Harrowing Odyssey

Egyptian-born Hussein Aboubakr was 14 when he discovered much of what he was told about Israel was a lie. Today he wants Arabs to understand what Israel really stands for.

Yes, Anti-Zionism is Anti-Semitism

Here are three clear reasons.

Israeli Tech Tackles Water Crisis

The new documentary, Sustainable Nation, follows the stories of three Israelis who are changing the world with water technology.

Iran Banned from World Judo for Boycotting Israel

Until they allow their athletes to compete against Israeli athletes.

On Israel's Military Might and Moral Power

Israel’s national security and its national decency are closely linked.

Eli Cohen: The Real Story of Mossad's Master Spy

How did his dangerous work help Israel and what led to his identity finally being revealed?

Jews and Arabs Together against the Nazis

During the first three years of WWII thousands of Arabs and Jews from Mandate Palestine had fought side by side against the Nazi scourge.

Israel's Disengagement from Gaza

Revisiting a painful chapter in the history of modern Israel.

What is Zionism?

The connection of the Jewish people to the Land of Israel has been an integral part of the Jewish story for at least 3,000 years.

When Terrorists Abuse Israel’s Humanitarianism

Palestinian bomb-maker exploits “medical permit” to carry out terror attacks.

I Grew Up Denying The Holocaust, Then I Led A Trip To Auschwitz

A Palestinian professor takes a group of Arab students to visit Auschwitz.

Exploiting a Tragedy to Accuse Israel

Social media posts are distorting a girl’s death to accuse Israel of heartless cruelty.

Israel the Startup Nation

What is the secret behind Israel’s phenomenal innovation?

HaLamed Heh: The 35 Israeli Soldiers Who Never Returned Home

In January 1948 35 brave young men set out on a daring mission to protect and relieve the besieged inhabitants of Gush Etzion. None of them made it back.

The Connection between Anti-Semitism and Anti-Zionism

Anti-Zionism is the latest mutations of the world’s longest hate.

Freeing Russian Jewry: The Refuseniks

The campaign to free the Jews of the USSR grew into a global phenomenon that motivated Jews across the world to fight for their fellow Jews. With incredible results.

10 Ways Israel is Saving Planet Earth

This Earth Day, a look into how Israeli advances are helping battle climate change and pollution around the world.

Bible Era Seal Unearthed below Jerusalem Car Park

The tiny clay impression dates back over 2,600 years and bears the name, mentioned in the Bible, of a royal aide to King Josiah.

Resolution 181: The Zionist Dream Comes True

In 1947 the UN voted to create an Arab state alongside a Jewish one in what was Mandate Palestine. What happened?

The Golan Heights: 5 Facts

A short guide to the history and strategic value of the Golan Heights.

Rafi Eitan: 5 Fascinating Things to Know

The man who captured Eichmann fought tirelessly for the Jewish people.

Yamit: Exchanging Land for Peace

With the Camp David Accords, Israel promised to return the Sinai Peninsula to Egypt. One community refused to leave their homes.

Israel's First Special Ops Unit

During its brief existence, Unit 101 became embroiled in controversy that had (and still has) many questioning what actions can be justified when it comes to self-defense and self-preservation.

Weird Ways Israel Won its War of Independence

While modern-day Israel is a force to be reckoned with, in its early days, its military might was pretty much non-existent.

The Clash of Ben-Gurion and Begin

Meet the founding fathers of Israel, Israeli prime ministers and political enemies David Ben-Gurion and Menachem Begin. An exploration of their two opposing views and how they shaped Israel.

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