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Writen by: Neta Yaron
25/03/2020

The Singing Nurse

All over the world, doctors and nurses are working around the clock, right now, to save lives and stop a pandemic.  They have left the comfort of their homes, their families and their lives to fight on the frontlines and the whole world is grateful for it. Medical teams, throughout history, have been the fighters on the frontline. This was as true 50 years ago as it is today.  This is the story of a nurse, a fighter on the frontlines, in 1967. Ruhama Ronen was an 18 year old nursing student...
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Writen by: רוז גינוסר
27/03/2020

Jerusalem Crazy Cake

Shelter at Home, Curfew, Stockpile Supplies – it can all be just a little too much. When anxiety overload attacks and you can’t figure out how you are going to navigate the checkout lines, the growing shutdowns and social distancing for even another day,...
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Writen by: Neta Yaron
26/03/2020

Jerusalem Sage or the Temple Menorah?

Exactly three years ago today, we published a blog post especially for Passover, in collaboration with the well known chef, Moshe Basson, owner of the Eucalyptus restaurant, who shared a very Jerusalem recipe for stuffed Jerusalem sage leaves.  You can read...
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Writen by: רוז גינוסר
24/03/2020

Hummus instead of Haagen-Dazs

Okay – we’ve all been shut up in the house for a while and we’ve eaten every cookie, pretzel, potato chip and gummy bear in sight – so now what?  Maybe it’s just the time to get back to basics and what could be more basic than real Jerusalem...
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Writen by: Neta Yaron
19/03/2020

A secret recipe for curing epidemics

The Franciscan religious order in Jerusalem was famous for its medical services and its staff of doctors, pharmacists and monks who came from Europe. The monastery pharmacy was the largest in the entire Middle East and was located in the southern part of San...
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Writen by: Neta Yaron
18/03/2020

Jerusalem in the Time of Cholera

Quarantine and lock down in Jerusalem? There’s nothing new under the sun. In the autumn of 1865, a fatal cholera epidemic broke out in Jerusalem, then under Ottoman rule. The walls and gates that surrounded Jerusalem were locked and the entire city was...
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ZEEV JABOTINSKY IN ARMY UNIFORM DURING WORLD WAR  1.

פורטרט, זאב ז'בוטינסקי במדים צבאיים, בזמן מלחמת העולם הראשונה.
Writen by: Community Writers
24/11/2019

Women who Built Jerusalem

Written by: Akiva Segal When one draws a timeline of the different historical periods of the land of Israel, a problem arise when trying to determine the starting date for the Byzantine era. Contrary to other eras, which began with the conquering of...
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ZEEV JABOTINSKY IN ARMY UNIFORM DURING WORLD WAR  1.

פורטרט, זאב ז'בוטינסקי במדים צבאיים, בזמן מלחמת העולם הראשונה.
Writen by: Tamar Foox
19/08/2019

מגדל דוד חוזר לירושלים

עם פינוי בסיס חיל האוויר – שדה דוב, נמצא בית חדש לדגם מצודה ההיסטורית של ירושלים! בוקר אחד, לפני כ-20 שנה, קם אדם בשם יצחק זילברשטיין והחליט...
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Writen by: Community Writers
06/05/2019

Between the Honey and the Sting

A few months ago, a buzzing was heard around the Citadel.  The buzzing accompanied our normal routine and we didn’t give it much significance.  After all, there is a complete world of living creatures at the Tower of David – lizards run between the...
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Writen by: Community Writers
20/12/2018

Hello, Is this the Tower of David?

Whether you have visited the Tower of David Museum in the past or not, we know that that you may have questions; things you are curious about, interesting queries about the locale, the plans, the functions or simply the beauty of the Citadel. And so, we...
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Writen by: Community Writers
10/01/2019

Worldly Jerusalem

Two facts cannot be disputed: We have the most beautiful observation point in Jerusalem We don’t want to be selfish So, we want to share all this beauty with you through a clip that explains why you should definitely stop by when visiting the Old...
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Writen by: Community Writers
08/01/2019

Pass it On in Signs

For the last 3 years the museum has hosted activities for people with special needs and disabilities: activities for families with children with special needs, tours for the blind and sight impaired, courses for guiding those with special needs and many other...
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Writen by: Community Writers
31/12/2018

How Herod showed his Love

Family Day celebrates the many kinds of families in different situations – traditional families and those that are a bit different, small families and large families, warm, close families and families with complicated, problematic connections. All...
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Writen by: Community Writers
17/12/2018

Jerusalem’s Santa

At the end of a narrow alleyway in the Christian Quarter, only a short distance from Jaffa Gate and the Tower of David, in a small house with a red door lives Jerusalem’s “Santa”. Jerusalem’s Santa Claus doesn’t ride a sled and doesn’t have a...
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Writen by: Community Writers
01/10/2018

The Bukharan Neighborhood

The Bukharan Neighborhood in Jerusalem founded in 1894, is considered one of the most magnificent neighborhoods in the city. The parcel of land on which the neighborhood sits was bought by 2 respected members of the community – Shlomo Moussaieff and...
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