Israel Today - General Information

About the Population

Women In Israel

Kibbutzim Non-Jewish Communities in Israel
Moshavim
Politics
Political Structure Political Parties Political Movements
Arts&Artists
Writers & Literature Theatre
Sculptors &Painters Music & Singers
Media
T.V. Radio
Newspapers
The Hebrew Language Universities & Colleges Army & Defense  

CIA Factbook: Israel

 

Kibbutzim

The Kibbutzim Site - Ha'kibbutz Ha'artzi
Kibbutz Lotan
Kibbutz Dalia
Kibbutz Yotvata
Kibbutz Lavi
Urban Kibbutz Tamuz
Mishkei Hakibbutzim
Hakibbutz Hadati - The Religious Kibbutz Movement  
List of Kibbutzim  (down)
Kibbutzim Internet Sites
Institute for Research on the Kibbutz and the Cooperative Idea - Haifa University
Kibbutz Database - Haifa University
The Old Courtyard
Kibbutz - What, Why, When, Where - Jon Fidler
Kibbutzim, Moshavim and Moshavot - The Jewish Agency
Women in the Changing World of the Kibbutz - Michal Palgi
Kibbutz Industry Association

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Moshavim

Moshav Ein Yahav
Moshav Meor Modi'im
Moshav Carmel
Moshav Gadid (English/French/Hebrew)
Kibbutzim, Moshavim and Moshavot - The Jewish Agency
What's a Kibbutz and a Moshav in Israel

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Non-Jewish Communities in Israel

Minority Communities - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Arab Citizens of the State of Israel (Hebrew)
The Bedouin in Israel - Yosef Ben-David
Bedouins Reservoir (Hebrew)
Center for Bedouin Studies and Development - Ben-Gurion University
Notes on Bedouins - Sde Boker College (Hebrew)
Joe Alon Center - The Museum of Bedouin Culture
Excerpts from "The Investigatory Committee on the Bedouin Educational System in the Negev"
Demographic and Health Information on Negev Bedouin Arabs
Circassians
Druze Heritage Center  (down)
Druze - in: Middle East and Jewish Studies (down the page, many links)
Druze (Hebrew)
Samaritans The Black Hebrews - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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Political Structure

The Presidency The Government The Knesset The Court System
Local Government National Institutes

The Presidency

The Presidency - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs
President of the State - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Presidency - JSOURCE

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The Government

Executive: The Government - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Israel Government Gateway
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Ministry of Communications
Ministry of Constructing and Housing
Ministry of Defense
Ministry of Education
Ministry of Environment
Ministry of Finance
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Health
Ministry of Immigrant Absorption
Ministry of Industry and Trade
Ministry of the Interior
Ministry of Justice
Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
Ministry of National Infrastructures
Ministry of Public Security
Ministry of Religious Affairs
Ministry of Science, Culture and Sports
Ministry of Tourism
Ministry of Transport

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The Knesset

Israel's Political Structure - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Israeli Democracy: How Does it Work? - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Elections - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Politics - JSOURCE
Legislature: The Knesset - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Knesset Website
The Knesset History    (down)
The Knesset Tour   (down)
Knesset Members of the Fifteenth Knesset

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The Court System

Judiciary: The Court System - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Judiciary: The Court System - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Israel Judicial Authority Website
Tour of Supreme Court
Aharon Barak, President of the Supreme Court
The State Comptroller and Ombudsman - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The State Comptroller Website
Eliezer Goldberg, State Comptroller and Public Complaints Commissioner
The Attorney General - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Elyakim Rubinstein, Attorney-General

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Local Government

Local Goverment - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Union of Local Authorities in Israel
Israeli Local Government and Municipalities on the Internet
The General Committe Of Arab Mayors and Local Councils In Israel (down)

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National Institutes

Agricultural Research Organization
Bank of Israel
Central Bureau of Statistics
Civil Service Commission
Embassy of Israel - Washington D.C
Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce
Goverment Companies Auothority
Goverment Publications Office
Income Tax Commission
Investment Promotion Center
Israel Airports Authority
Israel Antiquities Authority
Israeli Embassies
Israel Export Institute
Israel's Industry and Export Website  (down)
Israel Institute for Biological Research
Israel Land Administration
Israel Ports and Railways Authority
Israel Postal Authority
Israel Space Agency
JNF - Jewish National Fund
KKL-JNF Jerusalem
National Insurance Institute
National Photo Collection
Permanent Mission of Israel to the United Nations
Shil - Citizen Info Service  (down)
Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel  
Sports and Physical Education Authority
State of Israel Information Technologies
The Council for the Preserving of Historical Sites
Israel Nature and Parks Authority
The Survey of Israel

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Political Parties

Parties - JSOURCE
Agudat Israel - Eliezer Segal
Avoda (Labour)
Gesher
Israel Achat (down)
Israel Beytenu
Likud
Meretz   (down)
Mifleget Hamercaz 
Moledet
Shas - Eliezer Segal
Shinui 

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Political Movements

Amana   (down)
Dor Shalom   (down)
Four Mothers
Gush Shalom
Laor
Netivot Shalom - Oz Ve-Shalom
Peace Now
Professors for a Strong Israel
Women in Green
Zo Artzeinu

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Writers & Literature

Israeli Union of Writers  (about)
The Institute for the Translation of Hebrew Literature
Dag Anonimi - Poetry Hebrew Journal
Babel - Literature Magazine
Shmuel Yosef Agnon (1888-1970), Hebrew writer, Nobel Prize winner for Literature - The Jewish Agency
Shalom Aleichem - The Jewish Agency
Natan Alterman (1910-1970), Poet, Journalist, and Translator - The Jewish Agency
Natan Alterman Bibliography - Yossi Galron (Hebrew)
  Yehuda Amichai - In Memoriam
Yehuda Amichai (b. 1924), Poet and Author - The Jewish Agency
Sacha Argov (1914-1995), Composer and Lyricist - The Jewish Agency
Shmuel Hugo Bergman, (1883-19..), philosopher - The Jewish Agency
Haim Nahman Bialik (1873-1934), Hebrew poet, essayist, storywriter, translator and editor - The Jewish Agency
Joseph Haim Brenner (1881-1921), Hebrew novelist - The Jewish Agency
Martin Buber (1878-1965), Philosopher, theologian, Zionist thinker and leader - The Jewish Agency
The Martin Buber Homepage
T. Carmi (1925-1994), Poet and Editor - The Jewish Agency
Shmuel Dubnow (1860-1941), Jewish historian - The Jewish Agency
Albert Einstein (1879-1955), Physicist, author of the theory of relativity and Nobel Prize winner - The Jewish Agency
Albert Einstein Online
David Frischmann (1859-1922), Poet, short story writer, essayist, literary critic and journalist - The Jewish Agency
Lea Goldberg (1911-1970), Hebrew poet - The Jewish Agency
David Gordon (1831-1886), Hebrew Journalist and Editor - The Jewish Agency
Uri Zvi Greenberg (1896-1981), Poet - The Jewish Agency
Chaim Hefer (b. 1925), Poet and Song Writer - The Jewish Agency
Aharon Katzir (1914-1972), Israeli chemist - The Jewish Agency
Abba Kovner (1918-1987) - JSOURCE
Nechama Leibowitz (1905-1997), Bible Scholar, Commentator and Teacher - The Jewish Agency
Yeshayahu Leibowitz (1903-1994), Scientist, Philosopher and Man of Letters - The Jewish Agency
Sarah Levy-Tanai (1911-1975), Choreographer; Founder of the Inbal Dance Troupe - The Jewish Agency
Judah Magnes (1877-1948) - JSOURCE
Amos Oz (b. 1937), Israeli novelist - The Jewish Agency
Yitzhak Leib Peretz (1852-1915), Yiddish poet and writer - The Jewish Agency
Dalia Rabikovitch (b. 1936), Hebrew poet - The Jewish Agency
Rahel [Bluwstein] (1890-1931), Hebrew poet - The Jewish Agency
Gershon Scholem, (1897-1982), Jewish scholar on Jewish mysticism - The Jewish Agency
Moshe Shamir (b. 1921), Author, Dramatist, and Man of Letters - The Jewish Agency
Marie Syrkin (1899-1989), Author, Translator, and Editor - The Jewish Agency
Shaul Tchernichowsky (1875-1943), Hebrew poet - The Jewish Agency
A.B. Yehoshua (b. 1936), Israeli novelist and playwright - The Jewish Agency
S. Yizhar (b. 1916), Writer - The Jewish Agency

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Theatre

Shimon Finkel (b. 1905), Actor and Director - The Jewish Agency
Hannah Rovina (1892-1980), Actress - The Jewish Agency
Jerusalem Theatre
Habima Theatre (Hebrew)
Beit Lessin Theatre (Hebrew)
Cameri Theatre
ZOA House in Tel-Aviv
Tzavta Theatre (Hebrew)
Hagesher Theatre

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Sculptors & Painters

Marc Chagall (1887-1985), Artist - The Jewish Agency
Chagall Windows
Reuven Rubin (1893-1974), Artist - The Jewish Agency
Boris Schatz (1866-1932), Sculptor and Painter, Founder of The Bezalel School of Art - The Jewish Agency
Nahum Guttman Museum (Hebrew)

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Music & Singers

Naomi Shemer (b. 1931), Composer and Song Writer - The Jewish Agency
Moshe Vilensky (1910-1997), Musician, Composer, and Lyricist - The Jewish Agency
Meir Ariel Songs and Poems
Israeli Music Web Site
Aviv Geffen - Modern Pop Music
Matti Caspi
Isaac Stern Web Site
Jerusalem Music Center
The Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra
Israeli Opera Web Site
The Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra

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Newspapers

Institute for the Study of Jewish Press and communications - Tel-Aviv University
Ha'aretz
Jerusalem Post
Globes
Ma'ariv (Hebrew)
Yedioth-Aharonot (Ynet) (Hebrew)
The Jerusalem Report
News from Israel

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T.V.

Israel Broadcasting Authority - IBA (T.V. and Radio)
Israel TV - Channel 2 (Hebrew)
Channel 1 News (Hebrew)
Channel 2 News (Hebrew)

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Radio

Israel Broadcasting Authority - IBA (T.V. and Radio)
Reshet Aleph (Hebrew)
Reshet Bet (Hebrew)
Reshet Gimmel (Hebrew)
IDF Radio (Hebrew)
Radius 100 FM   (Hebrew)
Radio Kol-Rega (Hebrew)

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Women In Israel

Statement by Ms. Amira Arnon, Representative of Israel to the UN Third Committee on Advancement of Women - Oct 13, 1999
Women in Public Life - MK Professor Naomi Chazan, Deputy Speaker of the Knesset
Women in Israel - Alice Shalvi   (down 05/03)
Women in the Changing World of the Kibbutz - Michal Palgi
Israel Women's Network 
Women and Israeli Politics
Women in the IDF

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The Hebrew Language

The Eliezer Ben Yehudah Research Center for the Jewish Language
The Academy of the Hebrew Language
The Corpus of Spoken Israeli Hebrew
Eliezer Ben-Yehuda (1858-1922) - The Jewish Agency
Eliezer Ben Yehudah - Nurit Reshef (Hebrew)
Eliezer Ben-Yehuda and the Revival of Hebrew - JSOURCE
Eliezer Ben-Yehuda: A Language Reborn - Jack Fellman
The Mother of Languages: The Influence of Hebrew on other Languages - Norman Berdichevsky
The Institute for the Translation of Hebrew Literature
The Hebrew Writers Association in Israel (Hebrew)   (down)
Literature - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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Universities & Colleges

Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Tel-Aviv University
Ben-Gurion University in the Negev
Haifa University
The Technion - Israel Institute of Technologic
The Open University of Israel
Beit Berl College

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Army & Defense

Defense Ministry
IDF website
Israel Air Force
Israel Navy
Izkor - For the soldiers that felled in battle (Hebrew)
Israel at the Paris Air Show
Ministry of Defense Mission to USA
Sibat - Israel Military Equipment

 


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