british mandate

Water cooling tower at Haifa oil refinery collapses

The tower, part of a set of two, was built during the British Mandate, and posed as one of most notable icons of the city.

San Remo
ECI to mark 100 years since San Remo Conference in Jerusalem

'This is the most momentous political event in the whole history of our movement, and it is, perhaps, no exaggeration to say in the whole history of our people since the Exile'

26/04/2020
Thousands gather in Upper Galilee to commemorate Battle of Tel Hai

The event revolved around the heroism of a Jewish defensive paramilitary group and its commander, Joseph Trumpeldor.

Book review: Getting the world to sign off

A masterful chronicling of the battle for global support for Israeli independence.

PRIME MINISTER Benjamin Netanyahu walks in front of a poster depicting the late prime minister Menac
From Begin’s tchach-tchachim to Bibi’s bots- analysis

Likud has a long history of milking opponents’ insults for more votes.

Original copy of 1939 British White Paper to be auctioned

An original copy of the 'White Paper' which restricted Jewish immigration to Palestine during the Holocaust is one of three rare pamphlets to be auctioned in Los Angeles

27/02/2019
AN ETCHING of Menasseh ben Israel made by Rembrandt in 1636
A pioneering rabbi

Menasseh ben Israel was a writer, intellectual and advocate for British Jewry in the 17th century.

By COLIN SHINDLER
29/11/2018
British soldiers enforcing a curfew in Tel Aviv during the 1940s (Haim Fein at the Emanuel Harussi P
Newly-discovered 1945 letter reveals how Tel Aviv survived a British siege

An anonymous letter, recently discovered in the National Library archives, offers a glimpse into a time of crisis when the residents of Tel Aviv were prisoners in their own homes.

By SHAI BEN-ARI/NATIONAL LIBRARY OF ISRAEL
14/11/2018
British milestones in Holy Land set traditional foundation for royal visit

William's visit is at the behest of the British government.

By REUTERS
21/06/2018
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