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.




Our Disappearing Playgrounds

The development of public play areas is explored in a new exhibition at Design Museum Holon but the threat is real for Jerusalem residents who fear for the future of the iconic Monster sculpture.




The Rebels

Photographer Assi Haim discusses his race against time to document Israel’s old-time businesses and the people who run them.




A Dry Look at Passover

For 40 years, the Children of Israel wandered the desert and for 40 years, there have been Dry Bones Passover cartoons, now packaged in an engaging new Haggadah in time for the holiday.




The Rival Revelers of Tel Aviv

The origins of Tel Aviv as Purim party central begin almost a century ago with Hevre Trask, a group of anarchic merrymakers whose hijinks faced stiff competition – and even a lawsuit – from legendary man-about-town Baruch Agadati.