This article is a particular case study that analyzes the causes and assumptions of how the Czech political elite looks towards Israel and how this view affects the fact that current Czech-Israeli relations have such a high standard in the European context and that the state of Israel has one of its staunchest allies in the Czech Republic.

Keywords: Czech-Israeli Relations, The Czech Republic, Czechoslovakia, Israel, Václav Havel, Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, Strategic partnership, Czechoslovak Jews, Zionism