Tag Archives: Independence Day

  • Celebrating the Real Israel

    19 April 2018

    Today is Israel’s Independence Day. It’s a day for us to celebrate the real Israel — not the exclusionary, narrow, ethnocentric, and increasingly-authoritarian Israel that the country’s political leaders have come to represent, but rather the beautiful, inclusive, pluralistic society that’s there on the ground, made up of real people striving to lead lives of meaning together.

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  • Must We Pay This Price?

    22 April 2015

    NIF Israel Director Rachel Liel reflects upon Israel’s past and future during the back-to-back holidays of Memorial and Independence Day in Israel.

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