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A Ton of Matza to the US Army in France During WWI

Why Was a Ton of Matza Delivered to the US Army's 77th Division in France during World War I? Special Passover FeatureLenny Ben-David, 4/18/2014, 2:31 PM

Israel's Photo History : Rav Kook, Pesach 1928

Rabbi Kook addressing a crowd on Passover.Lenny Ben-David, 4/13/2014, 12:58 PM

Israel's History in Pictures: Passover 1919

The Jewish Brigade soldiers of WWI hoped to liberate the Holy Land from the Turks.Lenny Ben-David, 4/9/2014, 6:18 AM

Palestine Plague of Locusts, 1915

Not just in Egypt before the Exodus, but in Palestine 1915, just when WWI cut off aid from the USA.Lenny Ben-David, 4/3/2014, 6:30 AM

Israel's History in Pictures: Baking Matzas 1900's

Unleavened bread, matza, is eaten for the entire holiday of Passover.Lenny Ben-David, 3/24/2014, 12:15 PM

Jewish History in Pictures: Purim in NY 1865

Purim was a special day in New York as the Civil War drew to an end.Lenny Ben-David, 3/15/2014, 10:06 PM

Israel's History in Pictures: The Hinnom Valley

The area opposite the Old City walls between Jaffa and Zion Gates was the subject of photographic interestLenny Ben David, 3/10/2014, 10:08 PM

Israel's History in Pictures: After the Turks Left

The Jews of Palestine after the British forced the Turks and Germans out, 1917-1918.Lenny Ben-David, 3/2/2014, 9:36 PM

Israel's History in Pictures: Joseph's Tomb

What a difference a century makes!Lenny Ben-David, 2/24/2014, 11:35 AM

History in Pictures: US Jews Help in WWI Crisis

WWI famine, crises, could have wiped out the fledgling return to Zion. Wealthy US Jews and Henry Morgenthau stepped in.Lenny Ben-David, 2/16/2014, 5:47 PM

Israel's History in Pictures: Buffalo

Home on the range in the Hula ValleyLenny Ben-David, 2/8/2014, 5:16 AM

Jerusalem Children ca.1900

Children praying, children begging, children marching in a holiday parade.Lenny Ben-David, 1/24/2014, 2:11 PM

Almost Extinct Jewish Communities-Egypt, Syria

Jewish communities that once were vibrant.Lenny Ben-David, 1/21/2014, 12:52 PM

Israel's History in Pictures; Daily Life in Je-m

Most pictures taken a century ago were formal. Here are pictures of everyday life in Jerusalem.Lenny Ben David, 1/15/2014, 12:16 PM

Israel's History in Pictures: Mid East Communities

Remarkable Pictures of Jewish Communities in the Middle East.Lenny Ben-David, 12/31/2013, 8:52 AM

Israel's History in Pictures: David Street 1890's

Exploring the Keystone Photo Collection at the University of California - Riverside -- The Anatomy of a Photograph.Lenny Ben-David, 12/26/2013, 11:48 AM

Israel's History in Pictures: Bethlehem 1875-1900

PIctures of the Christian sites in Bethlehem more than a hundred years ago.Lenny Ben-David, 12/24/2013, 12:17 PM

The REAL Lawrence of Arabia and Peter O'Toole

How Lawrence of Arabia affected Israel-Jordan relations.Lenny Ben-David, 12/17/2013, 11:40 AM

Israel's History in Pictures: Jerusalem Snow 1921

Photos of winter's past in the Holy City.Lenny Ben-David, 12/12/2013, 11:53 AM

Israeli History in Pictures: More Narinsky Photos

More pictures by the couple who captured various people and sites in the early 20th century.Lenny Ben David, 12/1/2013, 4:55 PM

Israel's History in Pictures: Oregon U. Archives

An unusual collection found at Oregon State University with historic narration provided for most of them.Lenny Ben-David, 11/28/2013, 11:49 AM

Israel's History in Pictures: Photos Early 1900's

He died unknown, but was rescued from the Nazis thorugh Ben Gurion and Ben Yehudah's intercession on his behalf.Lenny Ben-David, 11/22/2013, 12:00 AM

Porat Yosef Yeshiva Fire - 1948

The flagship Sephardic yeshiva in the Old City of Jerusalem was set afire by the Jordanians in 1948 and rebuilt after the 1967 war.Lenny Ben-David, 11/15/2013, 12:24 PM

Israel's History in Pictures:Speed Limit 8 mph

Compare the vehicles, their speeds and the buildings where the signs stood, then and now - thanks to Googlemaps.Lenny Ben-David, 11/7/2013, 5:52 PM

Israel's History in Pictures: 1870 Wedding

You Are Invited to the Wedding of Barukh and Khanna! In Samarkand 140 Years Ago!Lenny Ben-David, 10/27/2013, 4:28 PM

Israel's History in Pictures: Stereographic Photos

A new trove of antique pictures uncovered at Emory University - "Stereographic" photos more than 100 years old.Lenny Ben-David, 10/14/2013, 11:24 AM

Israel's History in Pictures: The British Mandate

Ruling the British Mandate in Palestine was no easy task.Lenny Ben-David, 10/4/2013, 5:10 PM

Israel's History in Pictures: WWI in Palestine

New Source of Historical Films and Photos: The British Imperial War Museum; Presenting General Allenby Entering Jerusalem in 1917.Lenny Ben-David, 9/28/2013, 8:42 PM

Israel's History in Pictures: Sukkot, Early 1900's

Bukharian Jews kept up their traditions as they began to arrive in the Holy Land.Lenny Ben David, 9/23/2013, 12:00 AM

Israel's History in Pictures: At the Wall 1904

Yom Kippur has just passed, but this is an additional set of moving pictures from long ago.Lenny Ben-David, 9/15/2013, 10:33 PM

Jewish History in Pictures: Days of Awe

Pictures from New York, for a change, from the early 20th century..Lenny Ben-David, 9/11/2013, 10:35 AM

Israel's History in Pictures: Shofar Blowing

Blow the Shofar at the New Moon...Because It Is a Decree for Israel, a Judgment Day for the God of Jacob" - Psalms 81Lenny Ben-David, 9/4/2013, 2:16 PM

Israel's History in Pictures: Yemenites Part II

The American Colony found the Yemenites fascinating.Lenny Ben David, 9/1/2013, 10:59 AM

Israel's History in Pictures: Yemenites,1882

The Yemenite aliyah of 1882 was prompted by the Hebrew year תרמ"ב, part of a Biblical verse which can be seen as symbolizing aliyah. Part ILenny Ben David, 8/24/2013, 10:53 PM

Israel's History in Pictures: Kiwi Soldier's Album

Another Photographic Treasure Found in a Far-Flung Antique Collection -- From a Jewish "Kiwi" Soldier's Album.Lenny Ben- David, 8/16/2013, 6:18 PM

Israel's History in Pictures: The Yemenites, 1882

Pictorial story of the Yemenites in Jerusalem, as seen through the eyes of the American Colony. Part I.Lenny Ben-David, 8/16/2013, 5:02 PM

Israel's History in Pictures: Rav Kook in the USA

The Library of Congress collection has a picture of Rabbi Kook in the USA in 1924.Lenny Ben-David, 8/10/2013, 11:32 PM

Israel's History in Pictures: Shiloh

PIctures from the Library of Congress and other sources show the country before the founding of the state of Israel.Lenny Ben-David, 8/5/2013, 5:24 AM

Israel's History in Pictures:Preventing Flat Tires

Picture series of the early days of the return to Zion, taken by various photographers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2013, 10:22 AM

Israel's History in Pictures: Temple Beams?

Wooden beams from the Temple Mount in storage facilities, are from the Temple period. The site itself was photographed 85 years ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2013, 1:53 PM

Israeli Picture History: 'For These I Weep' 1929

The Hevron massacre of Tisha B'Av 1929 in the Library of Congress.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2013, 2:12 PM

Israel's History in Pictures: A 1905 Pageant

A 4th of July pageant put on by the American Colony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2013, 11:36 PM

Israel's History in Pictures: 1936 Photo Diary

A Photo Diary from Palestine, 1936, by a Tour Guide, Writer, Diplomat ... and SpyArutz Sheva Staff, 7/5/2013, 3:14 PM

Israel's History in Pictures: Australian Engineers

Pictures tell a story words fail to express.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2013, 8:47 PM

Israel's History in Pictures: Factory, Holon 1920

Was this a factory i Lodz, Poland? No, it was in Holon, Palestine in the 1920's.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/14/2013, 3:15 PM

Israel's History in Pictures: The Corner Pharmacy

Jerusalem even has historic drug stores.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2013, 8:52 PM

Israel's History in Pictures:Jewelry Making

Jewelry-Making in the Holy Land: A wise profession for a peripatetic people., 6/8/2013, 8:51 PM

Pictorial History: King Faisal Comes to Je-m 1931

Treasures from the Library of Congress archives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2013, 12:01 PM

Israel's History in Pictures: Photos as Proof

American Colony photographers recorded the presence of Jewish pioneers in the first years of the 20th century.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2013, 12:24 PM

Israel's History in Pictures: Yemenites ca. 1922

The little known 1882 immigration of Yemenites to Israel gave them a foothold in the state-to-be. Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2013, 9:49 PM

Israel's History in Pictures: Cigarbox Collection

The story of an exceptional collection of photos of Israel from the early 20th century. Two examples are here and on the main page.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/24/2013, 8:03 AM

Israel's History in Pictures: A Math Lesson

Israel's 2013 Maths matriculation exam took place yesterday. Here's how a math class looked before the state was established.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2013, 5:42 PM

Israel's History in Pictures: Tel Yosef 1921

A mystery is solved by comparison with a photo in an archive and Google Earth.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2013, 2:35 PM

Israel's History in Pictures: Women for the State

Library of Congress Archive: 1939 Jewish Demonstration against the British White Paper -- Led by the Grandes Dames of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2013, 8:20 AM

Israel's History in Pictures: Celebrating Shavuot

Newly available piictures from the Library of Congress collection of Israel's history.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2013, 9:39 PM

Israel's History in Pictures: Book of Ruth

These pictures from the Library of Congress collection show a hundred year old reenactment of the story of Ruth. For Shavuot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2013, 12:51 PM

Israel's History in PIctures: The Trains

Pictures from the Library of Congress Archives that have not been published before.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2013, 5:01 PM