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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…
Cherry tomatoes, soup mandels and penalty shoot-outs – all Israeli inventions! This is the story of the most significant Israeli contribution to the beautiful game
In July 1943, in the midst of World War II, notable members of the “yishuv” gathered in secret in a Tel Aviv suburb, to proclaim the establishment of a Jewish government in the Land of Israel
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
Despite its somewhat hedonistic and detached image, the city of Tel Aviv faced its share of difficulties during the War of Independence. So what does Leonard Bernstein have to do with all this?
For two and a half years, the weekly magazine “Yiddishe Bilder” aimed to become a Jewish version of Life magazine. The fall of 1939 was marked by both the Jewish holiday season and the guns of war…
Ulrich Schnaft was a former member of the SS, who posed as a Jew and joined the Israeli army after WWII
Samuel Solnik, who claimed descent from King David, sought to convince the US and Britain to restore the ancient Kingdom of Israel and place his son on the throne
Zishe Breitbart was known as the “Modern Day Samson” and performed all over the world until his untimely death.
Take a rare look inside the newspapers published by the inhabitants of the concentration camp after liberation.
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