Focus on Zionism

The Central Zionist Archives contain a wealth of information on the Israeli saga and of day-today life in the country.

July 3, 2014 14:03

Immigrants from Kurdistan. (photo credit: COURTESY CENTRAL ZIONIST ARCHIVE)

The Central Zionist Archives are one of the country’s largely unknown treasures. People walking along Jaffa Road toward the Bridge of Strings will see a signpost for the archives, but the building is not visible from the street and is therefore difficult to find the first time around.

Indeed, when I went there and got lost on one of the paths, I asked several people if they knew the way – and with one exception, none had even heard of the CZA, which was only a few meters away.


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