Israel: the Jewish homeland

Israel the country that is the Jewish homeland

The Israel File

Israel fulfilling the Zionist dream

Profile of Israel

Capital: Jerusalem
Head of State: Moshe Katzav (President)
Head of Government: Ehud Olment (Prime Minister)

Basic facts

Israel is a tiny country physically (a few hours by car across) that is home to three of the worlds major religions. It is the only full democracy in the Middle East and has Western values much like Europe or the US. Israel has a free press which reflects the society, opinions from across the poltical spectrum can be found in main stream media.

The rest of this site contains information about Israel.. please have a look around.




In our Israel Section...

Israel, Facebook and National Security By Dr Andre Oboler, Jerusalem Post, April 24th 2008

What To Do About Gaza: The Realistic Scenario By Prof Barry Rubin, GLORIA Center, March 17, 2008

International Law and Gaza: The Assault on Israel's Right to Self-Defense By Dr Abraham Bell, Jerusalem Issue Briefs, 28 January 2008

The Latest Damage to Antiquities on the Temple Mount By Nadav Shragai, Jerusalem Issue Briefs, 27 February 2008

Israel, Gaza and International Law By Dr Abraham Bell, Jerusalem Issue Briefs, 28 February 2008

Commemorating the UN votes on November 29 By Benjamin Netanyahu, 29 November 2007

Jerusalem IS a Jewish Issue By Ted Belman, Israpundit, November 2007

Jewish History at the Western Wall Tunnels, by Andre Oboler with slides from Jeremy Langford

The Six Day War, by Andre Oboler, a ZOTW resource

The Logic of Israel's Targeted Killing By Gal Luft, Middle East Quarterly, Winter 2003

The Mandate for Israel, by Douglas J. Feith, The National Interest, Fall, 1993

A Time Line of Israel's History, By Dr Matania Ginosar (A ZOTW resource)

Extended time line of Zionism and Israel

Map of Israel

Historic source documents about Israel

Zionist and Israel Leaders




Related sections

Zionism definition

Academic Boycotts of Israel

Israel Apartheid Comparisons

Hackers against Israel

History of Zionism and Israel





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Recommended sources on Zionism

On the subject of Zionism we recommend the following sites:

Wikipedia article about Zionism - A comprehensive article including the history of Zionism as well as links to specific topics and articles about anti-Zionism.
Zionism - Table of contents at the Jewish Virtual Library
Zionism article at Infoplease
Zionism - Definition and Brief History - A balanced article that covers the definitions and history of Zionism as well as opposition to Zionism and criticisms by Arabs,  Jewish anti-Zionists.
Zionation - Progressive Zionism and Israel Web Log A community blog updated regularly
Labor Zionism - Early History and Critique - Contribution of Labor Zionism to the creation of the Jewish state, and problems of Labor Zionism in a changing reality.
Essential Texts of Zionism
Jewish Agency Zionism pages - Links to basic information about Zionism from the Jewish Agency
Ambassador Herzog explains Zionism in the UN


US Library of congress on Zionism
The US Library of congress has a comprehensive and balanced set of articles about Zionism:
Zionist Precursors - US Library of Congress
Political Zionism - US Library of Congress
Cultural Zionism - US Library of Congress
Labor Zionism - US Library of Congress
Revisionist Zionism - US Library of Congress


Zionism advocacy sites
Active Zionism - A Zionist advocacy site with many useful links
Realistic Religious Zionism - moderate religious Zionist Web site
Zionism- 100 Years - Selected Materials - Israel Ministry of Information

Recommended sources on Israel

Israel is a small, high tech, democratic country in the Middle East. It's capital Jerusalem is central to Judaism and highly important to Christianity and Islam. We recommend the following sites:

Wikipedia article about Israel - A comprehensive article including the history of Israel
Israel - Table of contents at the Jewish Virtual Library

US Library of congress & CIA World Fact Book on Israel
Main article on Israel - US Library of Congress
The Israeli Parliment (the Knesset) - US Library of Congress
Government and Politics of Israel - US Library of Congress
World Facts: Israel

Israel today - beyond the conflict

Virtual Jerusalem
Israel21C - A focus beyond the conflict
Beyond Images




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