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In the early 20th century, Zionists rallied around Tisha B’Av
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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…
Today, almost all of us carry a smartphone and own a PC or laptop at home, but the earliest computing devices couldn’t exactly fit in your pocket…
In 1953, Dr. Jonas Edward Salk announced the encouraging results of his experiments with a new drug in the battle against polio, but he would soon meet resistance…
Fleeing a Galilean plague, a handful of the Vilna Gaon’s students rewrote the holy city’s history
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