Category Archives: Israel history

Exclusion of women in Israel

During the year of 2011, the Israeli street has came across a known,but not so common in modern Israel, phenomenon: women’s exclusion. It all begun in September 2011, when 9 religious cadets in the IDF officer’s course walked out of an evening seminar on the legacy of the 2008 Operation Cast Lead in Gaza . [...]

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Who is a Jew?

Since the Founding of the State of Israel this question has caused many political and religious arguments. Who is a Jew is a question that deals with Jewish identity. Even during World War 2, this question was rased many times and also was addressed by the Nuremberg Laws. The definition of who is a Jew [...]

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10 things you need to know about Yizhak Rabin

This year,  on November 9, 2011, the state of Israel marks 16 years since the assassination of Israeli Prime minister Yitzhak Rabin. In honor of Rabin Memorial Day, here are 10 facts about him: 1. Rabin was born in Jerusalem,1 March 1922. 2. Rabin married Leah Rabin on 1948, during the Independence war.They had two [...]

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