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It’s Complicated

“Israel has its challenges, but it’s a healthy society,” said Yohanon Plesner, president of the Israel Democracy Institute (IDI), a 25-year-old independent center of research and action dedicated to strengthening

Eight-Second Decision

While the stated mission of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) is “to defend the existence, territorial integrity and sovereignty of the state of Israel; to protect the inhabitants of Israel

No sense denying the Jewish connection to Jerusalem

Archaeologists have uncovered yet more evidence of the ancient Jewish connection to Jerusalem–the very same week that UNESCO and the Palestinian Authority (PA) were declaring that Jews have no ties

JNF is committed to the future of Israel

“Everybody knows that the Jewish National Fund (JNF) plants trees,” said Jeff Goodman, co-chair of the JNF Orange County Community Breakfast, a kickoff event for the newly revitalized Orange County

Israel and the world mourn “founding father” Shimon Peres.

The state of Israel, as well as dignitaries and Jewish groups around the world, are mourning the death of former Israeli President Shimon Peres, who passed away on Tuesday two