The State of Israel lays claim to a unique history that has defied the odds time and again, reuniting the Jewish people with their ancestral homeland in an epic battle to preserve tradition and boldly forge ahead into the future.

Israel remains different from other nations in so many ways. Not only is it the only representative democracy in the Middle East, with human and civil rights for all, it is also the only nation in which the ancient language of Hebrew is the mother tongue.

As Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, former Chief Rabbi of the United Kingdom, so eloquently explains in this video, the State of Israel has distinguished itself in a myriad of ways.

Watch and learn what makes this country different from all others!