There is one country in the world that has devoted over a century to reforestation and greening the land. And I'm not talking about the United States or Liechtenstein.
No country's soul has been more severely tested than Israel's.
Aish.com readers share their enthusiasm for Israel.
Memorial Day is especially painful for the families of soldiers whose fate remains unknown.
Despite the hardships of adjusting to a new country amid the threat of terrorism, these Florida families wouldn't want to be anywhere else.
Having attained our personal, professional, and spiritual goals in Toronto, we decided to realize the dream that our ancestors prayed for but could not fulfill: living in Israel.
An Israeli high school student falls victim to Arab terror. Her schoolmate recounts how.
It is up to every Jew in the Diaspora to snap out of this fearful mindset and come visit Israel.
The horrific attack in Itamar is a wake up call to the entire Jewish people.
What is it that allows so many Israelis to display courage and resilience in the face of tremendous challenge and difficulty?
One visitor finds an innovative way to express unconditional caring and support for beleaguered Israelis.
Being in charge of the only Level I trauma center from the Jordan Valley to Beersheba, I have seen indescribable anguish, and hope.
July 11, 2002 -- I write to you, finally, as Noa Resi Hirsch, an Israeli citizen.
For the Jewish people, there is no such thing as a wrong or bad time to go to Israel.
Yom Ha'Atzma'ut will be rather painful this year, especially for those of us fortunate enough to live in Israel.
Israel's moment of truth forces Jews worldwide to identify themselves.
Terrorists want our fear as much as our blood. Whatever happens, they sure won't get my fear.
Despite the uncertainty and threat of terror, Israelis are here to stay.
An Israeli reserve soldier describes his experience guarding a roadblock.
Emotions run high as one Israeli family sends their first-born son off to the army.
Our enemies seek to destroy more than our bodies: it is our spirit. It is in this that they are most mistaken. Nothing is so indomitable as the Jewish spirit.
My mother led a one-woman solidarity mission to Israel to prop up the nation's economy and flagging spirits.
In difficult times, we can't continue as if nothing has happened.
A skillful presentation by U.S. Senator James Inhofe (R-Oklahoma) on the Senate floor, March 4, 2002.
If Israel were wiped out tomorrow, Europeans would ask for a brief minute of silence, then sigh relief, and roll up their sleeves to get down to trade and business.
Israel holds a special place in the hearts of people everywhere. Here are our readers' top 53 reasons we love the land and its people.
Yom Ha'atzmaut marks the moment when Israel burst into being. More than ever, it's nothing to be taken for granted.
Making Aliyah is no picnic. But the daily challenges are insignificant since I'm playing a vital role in the Jewish people's destined return to the land of Israel.
On a bus in Jerusalem, all eyes followed the girl who suddenly broke down and cried.
A mother, who mobilized the world to save her son -- an Israeli soldier kidnapped by Hamas terrorists -- tells the story of one fateful week in the history of Israel.
Israel Independence Day is the time to ask: Where have we been, and where are we heading?
For 2,000 years of exile, Jews had cried and prayed to return to the land. Now we can do it just by hopping on a plane, so why don't we?
Thousands of strangers come to the funeral of a soldier who was kidnapped, tortured and killed because of his Star of David.
A survivor of an Arab terrorist attack tells of her battle to be liberated from the scars of her experience.
Ahh the joys of army service: figuring out the difference between the dress and work uniform ... keeping your fingers out of the gun barrel ... fasting in the desert heat ...
National strength isn't defined by military might alone. It's also based on unity, mutual respect, and a clear sense of purpose.
This letter was written by Danny Verbov, the director of Aish HaTorah's Danny Frei Jerusalem Fellowship Program, and sent to the global Aish HaTorah family.
Herzl launched the political framework for the modern State of Israel.
The British promised to create a Jewish state, but served their own Arab-linked interests as millions died in the Holocaust.
After the British turned away Holocaust survivors from Israel, the UN voted to partition the land.
Since its founding in 1948, Israel has been in a constant state of war, and yet has achieved great economic success.
In the final analysis, Jewish history makes no rational sense.