The Jewish people have a 3,000-year history with the city of Jerusalem as a political, economic, religious and cultural center. In ancient times, the city housed the First and Second Temples where Jews from throughout the Land of Israel and the growing Diaspora made regular pilgrimages.
UNGA Resolution 181November 22, 2017
The 1937 plan to partition Palestine was never implemented. It did, however, remain a workable political option for resolving the conflict between Arabs and Zionists. Britain needed to placate Arab state opposition to Zionism, so it refrained from actively revisiting the partition plan.
History, Politics and Diplomacy of the Arab-Israeli ConflictNovember 17, 2017
An easy way to learn Israel’s history for personal use and the classroom. Our CIE source and document compilation, is easily searchable, an ebook. Highly praised by teachers at all levels, practitioners and casual users.
IDEAL© – Israel Direct Education and LearningOctober 10, 2017
IDEAL is a new online learning program offered by the Atlanta based Center for Israel Education. Registered participants will take part in six classes which they will be able to download and view at their convenience. Apply now. The first session is on October 29th.
Eli Sperling: Domestic Issues, Often Overlooked by American Jews, Significant Factor in Determining Israel’s FutureOctober 9, 2017
According to a National Economic Council report, Israel’s population will increase by 5 million people over the next 23 years.
Trust, Embrace and Own Israel’s StoryOctober 8, 2017
In two books written sixty years apart, When Prophecy Fails, 1957 (Festinger, Riecken and Schachter) and The Influential Mind, 2017 (Sharot, an Israeli neuroscientist), the conclusions were the same.
Zionism and Israel Are Pro-Choice: Embrace Them BothSeptember 15, 2017
Rabbis who attended the AIPAC-sponsored National Rabbinic Symposium Association meeting in Washington at the end of August sat in my sessions on Zionism with common interests.
Are the College Years Too Late for Israel Education?August 18, 2017
CIE’s focus on Israel engagement with students before they reach college age is strongly endorsed by Gary Rosenblatt, Jewish Week editor.
Eighty Years later: Cogent Perspective on the Israeli-Palestinian ConflictJuly 28, 2017
Abba Eban, writing in The Israel Yearbook in 1977, recounted what a British official, Sir Reginald Coupland said about how to end or wind down political conflict in Palestine.
Rafik Halabi – It Is time to Save Our StateJuly 16, 2017
“The three brainwashed Muslim fanatics from Umm al-Fahm, who carried out the Temple Mount attack, are not Israelis. An Israeli is someone like former MK Shachiv Shnaan, who taught his son that Israel is his state, the state he sacrificed his life for while defending the Temple Mount.”
History, Politics and Diplomacy of the Arab-Israeli ConflictJuly 10, 2017
Ken Stein’s Third Edition of most “comprehensive” document compilation available on Israel and the Arab-Israeli Conflict Ebook and kindle versions
Mass Haredi Protest in Brooklyn: A Symptom of a Greater Tension Between the Ultra-Orthodox and IsraelJune 26, 2017
On June 11, nearly 20,000 ultra-Orthodox Hassidic men and boys gathered at Barclay’s Stadium in Brooklyn.