Mondial 1970

The 1970 World Cup playoffs was a competition of firsts, including the first and only time — thus far — that the Israeli national football team would qualify.




Jazz Blues & Rock amidst the Jerusalem stone

If you were hanging out in Jerusalem in the early 80s with a yen for some rock and roll, JBRs was the place to go.




Selling Tnuva in time for Shavuot

The sale of Tnuva to a Chinese concern raised an unwarranted hue and cry. Israel has been sharing dairy know-how with China for decades. Plus, the local market might finally open up to much-needed competition.




Custodians of the Holy Land

There is a long-standing connection between the Holy Land and the Franciscan Order, which is tasked with caring for Catholic church properties throughout our region.




Lag B’Omer – the Gadna connection

Established on Lag B’Omer, the Gadna youth brigade has traditionally prepared high school students for military service.




Prime Ministers in Slippers

The Knesset hosts an exhibit of behind-the-scenes images of Israel’s 13 prime ministers in moments of repose, relaxation — even exercise,




Iconic Israeli Images

An online campaign picks the Top 10 photos deemed most memorable in 66 years of Israel’s statehood.




Jews On the Edge 1944

Holocaust Remembrance Day 2014 marks the moment 70 years ago when European Jewry was held in the balance between annihilation and liberation.




Easter Sunday, Jerusalem 1941

Times were tense in early 1941 as Jerusalem waited on the sidelines of a world at war. Perhaps that’s why the Matson Photo Service chose to document Easter services at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.




The Berman Bakeries story

Jerusalem bakery Berman has a century-old tradition of innovation, from founding the first flour mill outside the Old City walls to its newly launched packaging — and a clever viral video.