Going Deeper

Learn more about Israel’s biblical background 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.

God’s Special Color

Find out more about the significance of the biblical color, techelet, and how that relates to Israel's flag today by watching this short video.

The Birthright of Israel

Learn how the birthright of the nation of Israel can be traced back to the biblical times when Jacob tricked his father, Isaac, into giving him the inheritance that rightfully belonged to his brother Esau. 

The Holy Tongue

In the late nineteenth century, the Hebrew language existed only in biblical literature. But, as Rabbi Eckstein explains in this brief video, an extraordinary man recognized that Jews coming home to Israel from around the world needed a common language to unite them - and so began the re-birth of Hebrew as the living tongue of modern Israel.

The Miracle of Second Birth

Listen as Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein explains the miracle of Israel's rebirth as the country celebrates Israel Independence Day this week.

The Rebirth of a Nation

Listen to this broadcast of Holy Land Moments, as Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein explains roots of Israel's rebirth as a nation.

The War for Independence

Immediately after Israel was declared a state, her Arab neighbors attacked from all directions. Listen to Rabbi Yechiel Ecsktein explain what happened next as he continues to talk about Israel's fight to be a nation.

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