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The sixth annual Docu.Text Documentary Film Festival will take place online from the 15th to the 25th of November, 2020
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Noam Nachman-Tepper seeks to dispute the accepted narrative surrounding the capture of Eli Cohen.
Read the story of how an international Jewish superstar came to entertain Israeli troops fighting in the Yom Kippur War
In 1867, Mark Twain made a visit to the Land of Israel. What did Twain think of the Holy Land? Join us as we trace his journey.
Diaspora, Land of Israel
The National Library of Israel is asking you to send us examples of digital ephemera which convey a sense of the times
Rare pictures: This is what Jerusalem looked like 150 years ago
Discovered in the National Library archives, Himmler’s message to the Mufti decried the “Jewish invaders”, while sending “warm wishes for your continued struggle…”
The pandemic known as the Spanish flu spread across the world in the early 20th century, reaching the Land of Israel as well; we took a look back at the news reports of the day
Fleeing a Galilean plague, a handful of the Vilna Gaon’s students rewrote the holy city’s history
In 1970 ten Israeli prisoners in Egypt, captives of the War of Attrition, used their abundant free time for an unusual project: translating J.R.R. Tolkien’s first book into Hebrew
“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.”
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