Israel marks her 68th birthday this week. Find out how Israel Independence Day is celebrated by listening to a podcast from Yael Eckstein, reading an excerpt from her book, Holy Land Reflections,
, and watching a special video featuring Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein singing the Israeli national anthem.
Zionism has existed, if not by name, at least as a concept since biblical times when the Jewish people were first exiled from their homeland. Discover the history of Zionism and how it played a part in the forming of Israel and the return of the Jewish people to their home with these resources.
Learn more about Israel and her fight for statehood, as well as the biblical background to Israel's flag and how ancient Hebrew became the language for the new nation, with these resources. Test yourself on your knowledge with our quiz on Israel Independence Day!