There could be one ceremony consisting entirely of praise for the achievements of the joint state or federation. Or do you prefer more planes and fireworks and less peace?
Israel Independence Day
'We're Finished With You': Sara Netanyahu Lashed Out at Likud Minister for 'Cooperating' With Israeli President
Witness describes situation as 'disgraceful, embarrassing'
Yom Kippur, Israeli wine, and Gaza. Haaretz's Gideon Levy was sent out on a mission to find 70 things he loves about Israel and came up with 67 – and that wasn’t easy, either
Its citizens are in constant fear of the next war. The country is totally dependent on its main ally. Is Israel genuinely independent?
In all of his proud intransigence, Netanyahu may be creating the very conditions for a radical new Holy Land, a future Israeli-Palestinian confederation.
‘We kept faith with Zion,’ said Netanyahu on Independence Day eve. He’s proud the Jews kept faith with a piece of land? Aren’t religious groups supposed to keep faith with God?
How sad that our national author — a man who has served as our conscience — must learn a lesson in morality from a Hollywood actress
In 30 years, Israeli liberals will be living behind walls and no longer try to convince others of the justice of their cause, insisting instead on the right to exist cut off from the nationalist public
‘An Israeli nationality?!’ cried government officials. ‘Never!’ – and with the flourish of a bureaucratic pen, the ‘Jewish nationality’ was invented
The exaggerated display of nationalist rhetoric showed how fundamentally insecure Israelis are about this place and about being in this place