Outside Resources

Israel Story: Signed, Sealed, Delivered?

A podcast series looks at the creation of Israel’s Declaration of Independence and some of the 37 people who signed it. The series includes the radio broadcast of David Ben-Gurion’s announcement May 14, 1948.

ADL Celebrates Israel at 75

The Anti-Defamation League delves into its extensive archive to share its responses and interactions with important moments in the history of the State of Israel and expands on key terms.

Israel Film Archive: 75 Years of Israeli Cinema

The Israel Film Archive has released a curated collection of 75 Israeli narrative and documentary films you can stream online. Many are free; the others are low-cost. All have English subtitles available.

National Library of Israel: Curate & Create

The National Library has collected 75 primary sources, including advertisements, posters, stamps, maps and photos, with lesson plans to teach with them and a student poster contest to be inspired by them.

JTA: Israel & the Presidents

The United States has had 14 presidents over Israel’s 75 years. The Jewish Telegraphic Agency is taking a look at each man’s relationship with Israel in an email series. All but President Joe Biden are online now.

Jewish Educator Portal: Israel@75 Hub

The Jewish Education Project’s portal is partnering with CIE and other organizations to bring Israel-related educational resources and events together in one place, including space for discussion about Israel and its big birthday.

American Zionist Movement: Celebrating Israel 75

The central organization for U.S. Zionists, with the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, provides links to various groups marking Israel@75 (including CIE) and offers a calendar of events.