Haganah

Touching ceremony recalls 23 missing Hagana fighters

In a moving ceremony at the President’s Residence, Mordechai Naor and Boaz Dekel presented their new book, The Unknown Mission, to President Reuven Rivlin.

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
Chanan Rapaport in his Haganah days (left) and today (right).
A Hagana fighter's recollections of the 'Night of the Bridges'

90-year-old Chanan Rapaport recalls his days as a fighter in the pre-state era.

17/04/2018
Eight gifts for Passover 2018
Reinforcing the Zionist narrative through a Passover Haggada

“We produced this as a family. Passover is a family holiday, and the Jewish people happen to be one big family. That’s why we chose to do it this way – something from our family to yours."

By SALLY RIPS
28/03/2018
Left: NOAH KLIEGER shows his Auschwitz number tattoo. Right: URI AVNERY in his army uniform from the
Building a state in the shadow of the Holocaust

“This time, I was not fighting for my personal survival. I was fighting for the survival of the Jewish nation, for the future of the Jewish nation.”

By EYLON LEVY
13/04/2018
Si le Goush m’était conté

Il y a 70 ans, 35 combattants tombaient au champ d’honneur, dans un effort désespéré pour sauver le Goush Etsion

04/02/2018
Pilot in Israel Air Force gets ready for take off
Hugo Marom, one of IAF’s founders, dies at 88

Marom flew one of the last three Spitfires supplied by the Czechs to Israel and became one of the founders of the IAF.

Hagana fighters the day after Israel declared a state, May 14, 1948
Irgun, Lehi, Hagana descendants protest Army Radio's move to Jerusalem

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman's decision to house Army Radio in the Museum of Underground Prisoners has sparked concerns from sons and daughters of the underground groups' fighters.

Hatikvah crew members in Cyprus (from left) Hugh McDonald, Sam Gordon, Harold Katz, Joe Gilden and M
Escape from Cyprus: The story of ‘Hatikva'

As the passengers sang loudly, the Palestinian sawed the lock from a hatch cover in the floor of their cage.

By MURRAY GREENFIELD
05/09/2017
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