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Samuel Solnik, who claimed descent from King David, sought to convince the US and Britain to restore the ancient Kingdom of Israel and place his son on the throne
An almanac published in Jamaica in 1798 containing a special page dedicated to Jewish holidays is preserved in the National Library collections – a glimpse of a forgotten Jewish island community
“I am neither a mathematician nor a physicist, but I have, nevertheless, discovered a fantastic philosophical method that I will soon be publishing under the title ‘The Logic of the World.’”
In honor of the “Back to School” season, we bring you several stories about children from across Europe on their first day of school.
A gift from the John Pritzker Family Fund will support the digitization and expansion of a world-leading century-old collection of photographs
Letters discovered by chance in the National Library archives document Yitzhak Halevi Herzog’s historic mission to redeem Jewish children taken in by Christian institutions and families
Identify and tag your friends, family members, and yourselves in these rare photos of school children from the National Library collections, taken between the 1950s and the 1990s
How Israel’s declaration of independence shaped the fate of 69 Jews on an American passenger ship
Meet the doctor who helped Herzl get to the podium in time to open the Fourth Zionist Congress in London.
Fifth Docu.Text film fest kicks off August 18-22 at the National Library of Israel
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