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Why is There a Conflict?

Have you ever wondered why there is so much tension in the middle east? Find out more about the history of Israel, wars Israel has had to fight for its existence, as well as the continued efforts Israel has made to make peace with its hostile neighbors.


Israel faces many challenges to her identity as a Jewish and democratic state — challenges that run the gamut from regular military threats, to questions of national identity and memory. Find out more about these problems and learn how Israel is confronting them.


Israel has been confronting terror long prior to 9/11. Even before the founding of the Jewish state, Israel’s enemies targeted civilians and used other tactics in order to sow fear – but Israel and her people have refused to yield, even as terror groups have become more brazen. Read about the groups and tactics Israel confronts here.

War and Peace

You may have noticed, Israel is rarely out of the headlines. News coverage is not only subject to bias, but often takes events out of historical context or simply doesn’t have the space to tell the whole story. Find out the real story here.

Meet the Newsmakers

Hover over any of the people below to learn more about their role in current Israel events.

Benjamin Netanyahu

Prime Minister of Israel

Netanyahu’s strong leadership has made him a favorite of Israel supporters everywhere.

Shimon Peres

President of Israel

Involved in Israeli politics since age 20, Peres became the State of Israel’s ninth president in 2007.

Hillary Clinton

U.S. Secretary of State

In her role as Secretary of State, former first lady Hillary Clinton has been at the forefront of the U.S. response to the Arab Spring.

Leon Panetta

U.S. Secretary of Defense

Prior to his role as Secretary of Defense, Panetta was director of the CIA, and oversaw the operation that led to Osama bin Laden's death.

Michael Oren

Israeli Ambassador to the U.S.

In addition to serving as ambassador, Oren is a writer and a historian. He is an avid defender of the Jewish state — so devoted that he gave up his U.S. citizenship in order to serve Israel in his current role.

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

President of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Ahmadinejad is notorious for his repeated, hateful cries to “wipe Israel off the map,” and the defiant pursuit of nuclear capabilities for his country.

Mahmoud Abbas

President of the Palestinian National Authority

A co-founder of the Fatah political group, Abbas has often received support from the international community, but has repeatedly failed to negotiate real peace with Israel.

Ofir Gendelman

Israeli diplomat and current spokesperson to the Arab media

Gendelman serves in Prime Minister Netanyahu's Office as Israel’s first ever spokesperson to the Arab world.

IDF Soldiers

Military forces of the State of Israel

The brave soldiers of the Israeli Defense Forces work tirelessly to keep Israel safe.

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