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It was the happiest of birthday parties — the 75th diamond jubilee for the modern state of Israel, the Jewish national homeland whose Jewish roots go back more than 3,000 years. Sunday’s … more
While platters of falafel, pita and Israeli salad adorn many tables on Yom Ha’atzmaut — a nod to Israel’s well-known cultural foods — the celebration of Israel’s … more
A two-day celebration is hardly enough when cheering the 75th anniversary of the modern Jewish state. While there were blowout affairs last Wednesday (on 5 Iyar, Israel’s Hebrew-calendar … more
As Israel miraculously celebrates its 75th Independence Day, too many people seem focused on overhead clouds instead of the shining sun. Fixated on the troubles within Israel’s borders and the … more
On the 5th of Iyar 5708 (May 14, 1948), on the day in which the British Mandate expired, the Jewish People’s Council gathered at the Tel Aviv Museum and approved the following proclamation, … more
Phyllis Glazer made aliyah from New York more than 40 years ago. Today she is one of Israel’s culinary stars as a journalist, television personality and spokesperson. So when we were invited … more
While many see the creation of the modern State of Israel as a reaction to the Shoah, that’s not how nearly 30 veterans of the 1948 War of Independence in Israel — all octogenarians, … more
This is the first in a year-long series of special articles recounting the history of the modern Jewish state in Israel. B”H, The Jewish Star, an unflinching champion of Zionism, the national … more