Join American Jewish Committee (AJC) for a special program to celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day. In celebration of Israel’s 73rd birthday, four generations of Israelis and Americans – great-grandparents, grandparents, parents, and children – share their personal connections to Israel.
Modern Israel celebrates its 73rd birthday this week. Let me put my cards on the table. I’m not dispassionate when it comes to the country. It is an unparalleled tale of tenacity and determination, of courage and renewal.
On March 23, Israelis returned to the polls for the fourth time in two years. As the country certifies the results, and the challenge of building a stable coalition begins, what’s next for the Israeli government? Join prominent Israeli experts as they dive into what’s next for the Jewish State.
By ruling that those who undergo Reform and Conservative conversions in Israel should be considered Jews under the Law of Return, the High Court of Justice both took a stand for Jewish peoplehood and upheld Israel’s national commitment to equality and religious freedom. The decision does honor to the country’s identity as a Jewish and democratic state.
American Jewish Committee decried today’s announcement by the International Criminal Court prosecutor to formally open an investigation into “The Situation in Palestine,” with a focus on alleged Israeli crimes in Palestinian territories.