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A day at the (Israeli) beach? Greater awareness is needed on college campuses
Students are enjoying the positive events celebrating Israel’s 70th anniversary, but they still have much to learn about the Jewish state’s remarkable people, extraordinary accomplishments and dynamic culture.
Flyby a reminder ‘that we are standing watch,’ says Israeli squadron commander
A public show (not a showing off) of force on Israel’s Independence Day . . . in the air, on the seas and at ground level.
An open letter to the Muslim world
If you finally were to decide to end your war against us in Israel, finally decide that you love your children more than you hate us, finally decide that instead of trying to destroy Israel you want it to help you accommodate to modernity, you will find our hands extended in friendship.
Russia and Israel, seven decades on
Israel’s leaders understood pretty clearly by the early 1950s that the Soviet embrace could easily turn into a noose.
Netanyahu, Rivlin reflect on Israel’s 70th anniversary in video messages
“This year Israel celebrates its 70th anniversary. That’s 70 years of freedom, 70 years of democracy, 70 years of bettering the world,” said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Transitioning from mourning to celebration, Israelis kick off 70th-year joy in Jerusalem
“There are those who seek to extinguish the light that emanates from Zion. I promise you; it will not happen,” says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the largest celebration of statehood to date.
Israelis and the Independence Day barbecue: Cooking up an annual tradition
And along with the grilled food comes some history of the holiday, including Passover being the original Independence Day.
Jonathan S. Tobin
70 years of miracles
The focus on Israel’s problems often obscures the astonishing nature of a historic turnabout for the Jewish people.
Forty UN ambassadors tour Israel, meet pols during 70th-anniversary celebrations
The delegation, which represents a quarter of the countries with diplomatic ties to Israel, is visiting the Jewish state this week in celebration of the nation’s big birthday.
Putting the Zionism back into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th
Through the Mizrachi World Movement and the Religious Zionists of America, inspirational rabbis, academics and other leaders from Israel hope to bring the spirit of Israel to Diaspora communities.
College parties like no other, bringing Israel into the mix
The Jewish state’s 70th birthday is being celebrated in festive ways on more than 160 campuses across the United States.
Walking in the footsteps of those who battled in 1948
Participants in joint military-civilian tours of War of Independence sites learned about acts of bravery that turned events around and left a mark on Israeli history.
‘Betsy Ross of Israel’ flag donated to archives at Ben-Gurion University
The 70th anniversary of the Jewish state seemed the appropriate time to find a permanent home for an item of import and history.
Israel proves exceptional, once again
The very existence of a Jewish state, whatever its flaws, is grounds for rejoicing.
Seventy years of sacrifice: A global salute to Israel’s fallen soldiers
Launched in February, “Yizkereim: Honor Israel's Fallen” has already collected more than 21,000 acts of chesed (“kindness”), be it public service, prayer, Torah learning or tzedakah (“charity”) by a Jew somewhere in the world in the memory of the fallen.