In February 1943, the “Tehran Children” arrived in Israel. These child refugees from Poland were gathered in Iran from where they were sent via a circuitous route to Mandatory Palestine in one of WWII’s most comprehensive and successful rescue operations. Documents and photos in the Ein Harod Archive offer an intimate glimpse into the complex absorption process and heart-wrenching personal stories
Check out these clips featuring four of the most stunning and interesting Torah scrolls from the National Library of Israel collection
Hostage-taking and forced migration were just two methods used by Russian forces in Ukraine and Poland a century ago
Convicted in Poland for insulting the head of a friendly nation, Jewish hero Nahum Halberstadt was freed on Christmas Day
On the eve of World War I, a group of Polish yeshiva students signed a pact to make their friendship everlasting…
Join us for a Hanukkah video journey across cultures and time, featuring treasures from the National Library of Israel!
Visitors of all ages can now virtually explore 3D Jewish heritage sites – from the extravagant to the mundane…
Did an Orthodox girls’ movement and its legendary founder revive an ancient and obscure holiday in the forests of Poland?
Tunes from his childhood accompanied Yitzchak Freilich through the camps and on to his new life in America. Recorded by his son, they are now online as part of the National Library of Israel collection
30 years after his death, the Nobel laureate’s village is being rebuilt, including a massive replica of a synagogue that was never there
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