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Since 1948, Israel has never lived in safety, “unwalled”, or living peacefully or unsuspecting, neither without walls, gates and bars.
On the political front, the decision to enter into a new ceasefire with Hamas exposed the divisions within the Israeli cabinet and on Wednesday led to the resignation of Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman who told reporters that the truce was “a capitulation to terror.”
The Jewish nation-state bill is a Basic Law with constitutional heft that declares Israel is the nation-state of the Jewish people.
HISTORY reveals this answer. The Ottoman Empire once ruled the then entire Arab world from North Africa, across the Arabian peninsular, up through what was then Palestine, Lebanon, Syria and to the very north, Turkey.
Jerusalem celebrated 48 years of being a unified capital on Sunday (May 17). The day is a religious holiday in Israel to honor the miracles that occurred during the Six Day War in 1967.
Ariel Sharon, one of the most influential figures in Israel’s history, a military commander and political leader who at the height of his power redrew the country’s electoral map, only to suffer a severe stroke from which he never recovered, died Saturday in a hospital near Tel Aviv. He was 85.