Articles in "History"

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 ...

Knesset Celebrates 70 Years

The Knesset, Israel's parliament, on Monday celebrated its 70th birthday, marked every year on the Jewish holiday of Tu Bishvat, the date ...

Last Survivor of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, Simcha ‘Kazik’ Rotem, Dies at Age 94

The last survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising Simcha Rotem, also known by his underground nickname "Kazik", died in Jerusalem on Saturday ...

Maccabean History: The Battle Of Beit Zechariah

The Battle of Beit Zechariah, which took place 2,000 years ago during the Maccabean Revolt, is one of sacrifice and bravery. On a clear ...