Happy Birthday Israel!
This year the modern state of Israel will celebrate its 70th Birthday! Israel is the only nation or people group in history to return to life after 2,000 years of exile. The date of Israel’s rebirth is May 14, 1948 on our modern calendar. On the biblical calendar it was Iyyar 5, in the year 5708 after Creation. This year Iyyar 5 falls on April 20, 2018 and marks the 70th anniversary of the modern state of Israel.