Israeli Independence Day, Yom Ha'atzmaut, is a national holiday in Israel, and is celebrated by many Jews around the world, with Israeli food, music, and prayers of gratitude.Read more
Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day)
Remembering the victims.
Responding to the challenge of faith in a post-Holocaust world.
Holocaust commemorations have--and should have--some common elements.
A topic that may seem far from modern children's lives holds valuable social lessons.
After much debate, a compromise date--satisfactory to none--is chosen.
Remembering those who lost their lives defending the State of Israel.
Tensions exist between national observance and private remembrance on Yom Hazikaron.
Provoked by an Egyptian military buildup, Israel fights back.
A surprise attack on a holy day in 1973.
The rescue of the hostages of Air France Flight 139.
Celebrating the Jewish state.
Religious observances of Yom Ha'atzmaut draw on a variety of Jewish customs.
Is there a religious nature to Israel's Independence Day?
The importance of Israel for Jews who do not live there.
About Israel's signature food--plus, a recipe.
The newest holiday on the Jewish calendar celebrates the reunification of Israel's capital.
Biblical texts present Jerusalem as a concrete city and also an abstract symbol.
Remembering Jerusalem permeates Jewish belief, thought, and practice.
The sweet and peppery flavor of Jerusalem Kugel.