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Henry Ford was one of the most notorious American anti-Semites of the 20th century. His grandson, however, was an ardent Zionist. A collection of rare photos from Henry II’s little-known visit to Israel appears here for the first time.
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Buried in the archives of the scholar S.D. Goitein are papers which reveal his crucial intervention in a murder case which shocked thousands…
Ulrich Schnaft was a former member of the SS, who posed as a Jew and joined the Israeli army after WWII
The man believed to be “Ivan the Terrible”, a notorious Nazi war criminal, was brought to Israel to face charges in 1986, but the affair ended in doubt and mystery
The incredible life story of the former leader of the Lehi underground movement, whose personal archive is preserved in the National Library
In honor of the Jewish New year, Adeena Sussman shares a new recipe inspired by a cookbook that helped new immigrants to the Land of Israel adjust to the local cuisine.
Three years into their imprisonment in Africa, the exiles published a book documenting the detention from which they repeatedly tried to escape
European housewives who came to the Land of Israel as pioneers needed to learn how to make do with the ingredients available in their new homeland.
Israel’s founding father won only four seats in his last Knesset run
Robert Lachmann – Between Orientalism and the East
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