Tuesday, Dec. 07, 1999

Israel: 25 Years

Week of Apr. 30, 1973
Israel prepares to celebrate its 25th anniversary by "throwing the biggest bash in its history." Over 100,000 tourists are expected to join in. "Israel today exists in a state of euphoria," writes TIME. "And why not? Statistically, its achievements in the past 25 years are virtually unparalleled in history."