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.

Deathknell for A Very Much Alive Night?

The radio show, which for 20 years featured live performances by beloved artists of yesteryear, has been cancelled but Israel’s nostalgia-lovers are not prepared to let Laila Chai Me’od go gently into the night.

Name that place with Nostal.co.il

The wonderful Nostalgia Online’s newest project asks followers to identify the people and places seen in old photos.

Milner of the GPO retires

Outgoing Government Press Office photographer Moshe Milner covered 9 of Israel’s Prime Ministers, witnessing changes not only in Israeli politics but in media coverage too.

Israel’s hot spot for winter sports

Throughout the years, the delights of winter sports have long been a tourist attraction with snowy Mt. Hermon as a selling point.