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A mysterious 80 year old document which recently surfaced in our collections emphasizes the geopolitical significance of Bahrain. But what is it doing here?
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Letters written by Israeli children during the 1973 war reveal how they experienced one of the nation’s most challenging periods.
A summary of the ideological debate between Zionism and ultra-Orthodox Judaism can be found in one meeting held in Bnei Brak way back in October of 1952
There was a time when Lebanon’s coastal cities and snowy peaks were leading tourist destinations for the Jewish residents of Mandatory Palestine
In the early 20th century, Zionists rallied around Tisha B’Av
When and how did Jews begin praying at the Western Wall?
Lasker-Schüler, one of Germany’s greatest poets, fled to Jerusalem in the 1930s. “Poetic Textures: Else Lasker-Schüler Archives. An Online Platform” offers digital access to a large portion of her literary and artistic legacy.
The story of Israel’s first fire department
“I can’t see you, but I feel you, and I know that you are happy, because you are in your homeland, which is being rebuilt.”
The Haganah’s Camp Yona was located in northern Tel Aviv, on a site occupied by a luxurious hotel today; this was the location for a string of historic events, from the murder of Arlosoroff, to the shelling of the Altalena
How the former director of the National Library of Israel played a key role in the “book diplomacy” of the 1950s and 60s…
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