Articles in "History"

Knesset Commemorates David Ben-Gurion’s Memory, Prime Minister Bennett Says He Had ‘Far Reaching Vision’

The Knesset in Jerusalem on Monday held a special ceremony in memory of Israel’s first Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion. Ben-Gurion died ...

2 Bazooka Projectiles from Six-Day War Found in Jerusalem

Construction workers digging an area in Jerusalem near Ammunition Hill ahead of the laying of the light rail tracks were startled Sunday ...

Israel Celebrates End of Restriction on Pollard, Anticipates His Arrival

Israel's leadership celebrated the news that all of the US' restrictions on Jonathan Pollard had ended and that he was on his way to ...

Israeli President Thanks Lebanese Billionaire for Helping to ‘Convey the Legacy of the Holocaust to the Next Generation’

President Reuven Rivlin on Sunday hosted Abdallah Chatila, the Lebanese-born Swiss businessman who bought artifacts owned by Adolf Hitler ...

Hitler’s Top Hat Comes to Israel After Lebanese Businessman Donates Nazi Items

A Lebanese millionaire businessman has bought several items once belonging to Adolf Hitler and other high-ranking Nazis at auction in ...

When Water Came Out Instead of Gas: A Child’s Memories of Surviving the Holocaust

Eliyahu has rarely spoken about his experience as a child during the Holocaust, but has decided to change this after witnessing the world's ...

Arab Youngsters Attend First of its Kind Holocaust Remembrance Event

Dozens of young Israeli Arabs gathered at a public hall in the town of Kisra-Sumei on Sunday evening to attend the first-ever Zikaron ...

Israel Posthumously Honors Dutch Couple Who Saved Jews during Holocaust

Yad Vashem, Israel’s national Holocaust Remembrance Center, on Monday hosted a ceremony posthumously honoring Jantje and Johannes Krijl ...

Holocaust Documenters in Race Against Time, Before Memories Fade

The Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial is engaged in a feverish race against time, a race in which they know that every day counts – a race to ...

Rare 2 Millennia-Old Coin Discovered Near Shiloh

An ancient and rare coin from the time of King Agrippa I and the last days of the Second Temple was discovered at Nahal Shiloh (stream) in ...