"With a sum [of cash] like this, a person could buy a fancy house in one of the best neighborhoods in Fustat, the rich capital of Egypt at the time."
The library was perhaps the one place in Jerusalem where one could find books on mathematics, science, secular philosophy, modern educational methods and other subjects.
The ‘Magazine’ gets the lowdown on the former LEHI operative, today 93, who almost assassinated the British foreign secretary in 1948
Five key events in Israeli history, including the passing of two UN resolutions, took place in November.
Roots and Rituals provides a fascinating window into the origins of Hebrew words, practices and customs. The diversity of different topics makes it the type of book that one can read at any time.
Israel’s most important elections
This is the only mosaic from the time of the Talmud that has been found in the ancient Jewish village of Korazim.
A new project traces history through the eyes of those who lived it.
The fall of Samaria, which has been known in the Bible to be ruled by the Israelites, has been discussed by numerous scholars and remains a key issue in the Bible.
Surprisingly, part of the struggle for Soviet Jewry was winning over the Israeli government.