All rights reserved – The National Library of Israel 2017 ©
Shloimy Alman’s collection of photographs of Jewish London from the 1970s survive as a unique record of a disappeared world.
At an assembly of the Nazi Party in September 1935, the Reichstag passed laws that stripped German Jews of their citizenship
Spoiler alert: The father of psychoanalysis was not the biggest fan of establishing a Jewish state in Mandatory Palestine.
In honor of the “Back to School” season, we bring you several stories about children from across Europe on their first day of school.
Meet the doctor who helped Herzl get to the podium in time to open the Fourth Zionist Congress in London.
From lake houses to spa days, Jews from all over Europe took full advantage of their summer vacations, building memories that would last a lifetime.
An elaborately decorated Pinkas now kept at the Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People tells the story of the Talmud Torah of Riga which sought to return former child soldiers – and their children – to their Jewish roots.
How did rare photographs of Polish Jews end up in a French soldier’s photo album?
Zishe Breitbart was known as the “Modern-Day Samson” and performed all over the world until his untimely death.
The Sandys Row Synagogue has kept its doors open through two World Wars and remained active from its original consecration in 1870 until today.
Get our stories directly to your inbox
Enter your e-mail below to receive the most interesting, quality content about the treasures preserved in the National Library!
Just write the the next story
Your e-mail has been submitted