2017 is rich in anniversaries for the Jewish state, Israel, and Jews worldwide – marking the 120th anniversary of the First Zionist Congress, the centennial of the Balfour Declaration, and 70 years since the U.N. General Assembly Partition Resolution calling for two states for two peoples. Of all these momentous… Continue Reading
By Nancy B. Greer President & CEO Israelis pull out the stops to celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, enjoying concerts, parades, street parties, barbecues, and fireworks. Israel has much to celebrate on Yom Ha’atzmaut, which fell on Monday and Tuesday this week. Since David Ben-Gurion declared the founding of… Continue Reading
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