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Land of Israel
Israel’s founding father won only four seats in his last Knesset run
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The story of how the first “blue and white” car got its name, and the answer to the age-old question: Do camels really like eating Susitas?
Diaspora, Land of Israel
The story of the prisoner of war, Julio Friedman, whose picture was identified by his family as part of the National Library’s ‘Naming the Soldiers’ project
The story of the fascinating figure who established the National Library’s collection of Arabic and Islamic works
Rare pictures: This is what Jerusalem looked like 150 years ago
The objections surrounding the creation of “Jerusalem Day” as a national Israeli holiday
In honor of Jerusalem Day, the Eran Laor Cartographic Collection invites us to take a look at the maps that defined the city prior to its reunification.
“I’m very thirsty and there isn’t a drop of water in the house. I must go down to the street, perhaps I’ll find something to drink, and thus I must cease my writing.” A peak into the siege diary of Menachem Zvi Kadari, a resident of the Old City during Israel’s War of Independence.
Judaism, Land of Israel
This story of the purchase of this Spanish Kabbalistic manuscript encapsulates much of the work done here at the National Library.
Stone carvings, made by Jewish children in detention camps on Cyprus, depict their longing to finally reach the Land of Israel
Who designed the setting for the historic moment when Israel became a State?
אנחנו עובדים כל הזמן כדי להביא לכם את התוכן האיכותי והמעניין מתוך אוצרות הספרייה.
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