Tag Archives: Yom Ha’atzmaut

  • Israel at 75: Where It’s Been and Where It’s Going

    20 April 2023

    As Israel commemorates its 75th anniversary, we reflect on the past and remain hopeful for the future.

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  • Israeli Independence Day in the Age of COVID-19

    28 April 2020

    This year, Israeli Independence is a paradox. It’s a time to confront widespread pain and hardship, but also to celebrate the courage of essential workers and all those fighting for equality and democratic norms.

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  • 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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