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Israel Independence Day is May 12, 2016 (beginning sundown May 11)
Jerusalem: Facts and Figures
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Jerusalem: Facts and Figures

Everything you need to know about Israel’s capital.

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Israel Independence Day: Reason to Rejoice

Israel Independence Day: Reason to Rejoice

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Israel represents the greatest national success story of all time.

Israel & FDR’s Secret Correspondence with the Saudi King

Israel & FDR’s Secret Correspondence with the Saudi King

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FDR did not support the creation of Israel. Destiny had other plans.

So Many Reasons to Love Israel!

So Many Reasons to Love Israel!

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This Israel Independence day discover what thousands of immigrants love about living in Israel.

Israel Wave Your Flag

Israel Wave Your Flag

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Aish.com's video sensation celebrating Israel's birthday!

By Air, Land, and Sea: Aliyah under the British Mandate

By Air, Land, and Sea: Aliyah under the British Mandate

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Dramatic stories of Jews from Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia, and Iraq who overcame great obstacles to reach the Land of Israel.

My Cousin in Gaza

My Cousin in Gaza

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Married one month ago, my 20-year-old cousin is risking his life for Israel and the Jewish people.

Saying Shema in Gaza
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Saying Shema in Gaza

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The Jewish prayer may have stopped a would-be suicide bomber who was Jewish.

In the Cockpit above Gaza

In the Cockpit above Gaza

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An Israeli Air Force pilot examines his mission. An Aish.com exclusive.

Our Brothers
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Our Brothers

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Seven snapshots from an intense week in Israel.

The Jewish Army

The Jewish Army

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The Israeli army fights not out of hate for the enemy, but out of love for the Jewish nation.

Thoughts from an IDF Soldier

Thoughts from an IDF Soldier

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I spent three days in Gaza and was released to bury a close friend who was killed in action.

Wounded Father on Gaza Border

Wounded Father on Gaza Border

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Last week, during a birthday party for his 3-year-old son, a mortar landed just outside the kindergarten where they were celebrating.

Home: A Music Medley

Home: A Music Medley

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The Maccabeats’ new music video about coming home to Israel.

IDF Integrates Special Needs Soldiers

IDF Integrates Special Needs Soldiers

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A foiled terror attack provides the inspiration for new levels of inclusion.

Saving a Child’s Heart

Saving a Child’s Heart

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Dr. Lior Sasson operates on children from Angola to Zanzibar who otherwise would not have the medical care they need.

The Life Saving Paramedics of Operation Protective Edge

The Life Saving Paramedics of Operation Protective Edge

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An inside look at the harrowing work of treating injured soldiers and saving as many lives as possible.

At Home in Jerusalem

At Home in Jerusalem

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A shiva call reminds me why I live in Jerusalem, despite the fear.

Visiting Israel for One Day

Visiting Israel for One Day

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Three reasons why everyone should grab the opportunity if they can.

Sharing the Load

Sharing the Load

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In Israel, the feeling of being part of a Jewish family is overwhelming.

The Meaning of Israel: A Personal View

The Meaning of Israel: A Personal View

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Tired of all the anti-Israel bashing? Read this and take pleasure in the miracle of Israel.

Israel’s Top 44 Inventions

Israel’s Top 44 Inventions

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A new exhibit pays homage to Israeli ingenuity.

Devastation & Hope in the Philippines

Devastation & Hope in the Philippines

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An Israeli soldier’s first person account.

Israel Helping its Enemies

Israel Helping its Enemies

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Hamas leader seeks medical care for granddaughter in the Jewish state he hopes to destroy.

The Fastest Ambulance

The Fastest Ambulance

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Thousands of passionate volunteers are saving people’s lives with their motorcycles. Meet the Israeli who started United Hatzalah.

IDF Saving Syrian Lives

IDF Saving Syrian Lives

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An inside look into the Israeli field hospital that is saving Syrian lives.

Israel: 100 Years in a Flash

Israel: 100 Years in a Flash

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Celebrating Israel Independence Day and the miracle of Israel.

Israel Is Just a Dream

Israel Is Just a Dream

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Is Israel just a dream? The choice is yours.

Israel: Defying the Odds

Israel: Defying the Odds

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Amazing facts about Israel.

65 Ways Israel is Saving Our Planet

65 Ways Israel is Saving Our Planet

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The start-up nation is sharing its knowledge to become a light unto the nations.

10 Reasons Americans Should Celebrate Israel's Independence Day

10 Reasons Americans Should Celebrate Israel's Independence Day

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Celebrating Israel’s many extraordinary contributions to society.

This is Israel: Resilience

This is Israel: Resilience

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Critically wounded by Hezbollah terrorists, Asael Lubotzky dramatically transforms from victim to healer.

Joy of Israel

Joy of Israel

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From soldiers on skis to Israeli cowboys, a family of olim discovers hidden Israel.

We've Gotta Live Together

We've Gotta Live Together

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Building unity through kindness.

Israel & the Environment

Israel & the Environment

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An amazing fact sheet about one of the greenest countries in the world.

Muslim, Zionist and Proud

Muslim, Zionist and Proud

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How I went from hating to loving Israel and the Jewish people

Ten Reasons I Admire Israel

Ten Reasons I Admire Israel

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Israel’s story is one of the great chapters in the annals of history.

Where the Impossible Happens

Where the Impossible Happens

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Building Israel, from the first grade up.

Mobilizing Jews

Mobilizing Jews

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Heroism, leadership and kinship during Israel's "mini-war."

Our Family’s Aliyah: A Video Diary

Our Family’s Aliyah: A Video Diary

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Answering the perplexing question: Why we moved to Israel.

The Birth of the Israeli Air Force

The Birth of the Israeli Air Force

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How a group of American fighter pilots risked their lives for the fledgling State of Israel.

Jerusalem United

Jerusalem United

Celebrating the re-unification of Israel's eternal capital.

A Letter from an Israeli Reserve Soldier

A Letter from an Israeli Reserve Soldier

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Our young country, built from the ashes of the Holocaust, does not turn its back on humanity.

Why is Israel So Happy?

Why is Israel So Happy?

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The Jewish state ranked 14th on global Happiness Report. What’s its secret?

54 Ways You Can Help Israel

54 Ways You Can Help Israel

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Incredible ideas for how to help Israel at this crucial time.

Happy 64th Birthday, Israel!

Happy 64th Birthday, Israel!

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Celebrating Israel’s unique resolve, resilience, courage, and ingenuity.

Israel: 100 Years of Science

Israel: 100 Years of Science

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How one stone can change the world.

Israel in Timelapse

Israel in Timelapse

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A unique tour of Israeli landscapes.

Israel Snapshot

Israel Snapshot

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Beautiful photos from the Land of Israel.

The History of Hatikvah

The History of Hatikvah

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In celebration of Israel’s birthday we examine the history of our national anthem.