Israel

Public Broadcasting Service

Learn about new discoveries in the Ancient World.

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Country Profile of Israel and Palestinian territories

The division of the former British mandate of Israel and the creation of the state of Israel in the years after the end of World War II have been at the heart of Middle Eastern conflicts for the past half century. The creation of Israel was the culmination of the Zionist movement, whose aim was a homeland for Jews scattered all over the world following the Diaspora. After the Nazi Holocaust, pressure grew for the international recognition of a Jewish state, and in 1948 Israel came into being.

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Israel Information

Facts about the country of Israel.

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Israel Museum, The

You'll find old coins, cool paintings, and sculptures in the different rooms of this Jerusalem museum. The Youth Wing houses drawings by kids. You can even send in your own!

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CIA Factbook: Israel

Get information on the people, geography, government, economy, and much more.

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All About Israel

Learn all about Israel, holidays, Hebrew, heroes, the Jewish calendar and more from Akhlah.

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Israel Past and Present: Holidays

Learn about holidays that are celebrated in parts of Israel and around the world. Includes info on Shavuot, Purim, Sukkot, and many more.

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Israel's 50th Anniversary

JEWS IN BULGARIA 'SHALOM' RENOWNED BULGARIAN JEWS JEWISH PROPERTY IN BULGARIA THE SYNAGOGUE IN SOFIA PEOPLE OF JEWISH ORIGIN IN HIGH POLITICS AN EXHIBITION DEVOTED TO THE LIFE OF BULGARIAN JEWS

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Flags of Israel

See the current flag, learn the significance of its colors, and read the history behind this country's previous flags. From the Flags of the World site.

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Hanukkah: Festival of the Lights

Hanukkah Activities - Coloring pages, crafts for kids, party games, word searches

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Israel Past and Present: Sukkot

Learn about this holiday that falls just after Yom Kippur.

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Israel Past and Present: Tu B'Shevat

Learn about the Rosh Hashanah (first of the year) of trees.

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Children's Judaica

Some sites for children with Jewish content

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Shavuot on the Net

The Feast of the Weeks is the Jewish holiday celebrating the harvest season in Israel.

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Mishkan Israel Day Camp

Get info on this day camp in Fairfield County, CT.

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Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs

This site provides basic information about Israel and its people as well as news stories and material on the Israeli government and its policies.

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