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תערוכת רפואה
Writen by: Tower of David Museum staff
14/12/2017

TEVA of Jerusalem

The Old and New Yishuv in the Development of Pharmacies and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in 20th Century Jerusalem In the 20th century, towards the end of Ottoman rule and during the British Mandate and Israel’s statehood, traditional medicine continued to be practiced alongside modern medicine, and pharmaceutical manufacturing developed from Jerusalem’s pharmacies and shops. The story of the pharmaceutical company ‘TEVA’ is linked to the old and new Yishuv (communities)...
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Writen by: Neta Yaron
24/10/2017

When Art meets History

The first exhibition held at the Tower of David took place in April of 1921 at the initiative of the “Society for Jerusalem,” a company under the auspices of the British government that was established to protect the cultural assets of Jerusalem...
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Jaffastreet
Writen by: Ricky Rachman
06/11/2017

There is a Special Charm on Our Streets

A few days ago we moved the clock back one hour. Now, regardless of whether it is cold or hot outside and regardless of whether ice cream or hot corn is being sold on the street, at 17:00 it is already dark. It is clear that winter has officially arrived. For...
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רון קישינבסי
Writen by: Ricky Rachman
30/08/2017

I Saw a City

Jerusalem and the Tower of David at Night as You’ve Never Seen Them The month of Elul is already here and each year it brings with it the selichot songs. There is no better place to experience, feel, and connect to the unique atmosphere of the month of...
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Inception
Writen by: Ricky Rachman
25/10/2017

Inception VR ‘Tower of David’ Launch

Inception Invites Users to Step Into The Past with ‘Tower of David’ VR Experience ‘Tower of David’ interactive VR experience is available from today on the Inception app across VR platforms Tel Aviv, Israel – October 25, 2017 – Inception, the...
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Writen by: Osnat Shvager
12/09/2017

A Bar/Bat Mitzvah Celebration in Jerusalem with King David

Are you in search of original, meaningful, and quality content for a Bar/Bat Mitzvah celebration? Are you in search of a unique way to celebrate a Bar/Bat Mitzvah? There is no better place in Jerusalem than the Tower of David Museum. Here at the museum, in an...
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Writen by: Neta Yaron
07/09/2017

Yerush-mayim

The end of summer is a wonderful season in Jerusalem. While in most areas in Israel the heat is unbearable and the humidity threatens to immerse every piece of dry clothing in sweat, here in Jerusalem a pleasant wind blows and on some nights one even needs a...
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Writen by: Danny Kinreich
22/08/2017

Zombies, Brad Pitt, and Haunted House

The Less-Known History of the Tower of David There is no more obvious symbol of Jerusalem than the Tower of David Museum. If you want to look at Jerusalem, hang up a picture of the Tower of David. The tower can be seen from afar (to be exact, what one sees...
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Writen by: Yael Alexcander
29/05/2017

Milk, Honey and Sugar Water

The holiday of Shavuot is a lot of things – it’s the giving of the Torah and the harvest, it’s the celebrations of the end of the counting of the Omer but, even before that,  the sixth day of Sivan is the day of the celebration of cheese. There is a...
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Writen by: Ricky Rachman
13/08/2017

Ladies and Gentlemen, History Returns!

Just about everyone who ruled Jerusalem throughout history came here – to the Tower of David. It’s a matter of routine for us to be surrounded by archaeological remains dating to the times of the Hasmoneans, Romans, Crusaders, Mamelukes, Ottomans,...
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Writen by: Ricky Rachman
09/08/2017

A Special Week With Special People

This week we celebrated a special week with special people with programming prepared exclusively for adults and children with special needs who came with the whole family.  The museum staff was prepared for any scenario and ready to extend help as necessary...
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armenians
Writen by: Ricky Rachman
02/08/2017

The Secrets of Armenian Ceramics

What is so special about Jerusalem? Almost every Jerusalemite you ask will say that it is the people of Jerusalem who make the city so special. Every trip, tour or even just walk  along the street are opportunities for encounters with fascinating characters...
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Writen by: Ricky Rachman
17/07/2017

Coffee Beans, Cardamom and Burning Coals

In the spice market in the Old City, hidden in a corner off the main street, between the churches and the mosques, sits one of the oldest cafes in Jerusalem. ‘Musa’s Café’ was founded 140 years ago and is one of the most veteran cafes in...
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Writen by: Yael Alexcander
14/06/2017

Heavenly Jerusalem

A tour of panoramas of the Old City, Jerusalem. Jerusalem is perched on top of a mountain and covers hilltops and valleys. From every mountain, from every elevation point, you can see a slightly different Jerusalem.  We have a surprise for those who enjoy...
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Writen by: Neta Yaron
25/10/2016

Around the World in 111 Years

One of the most interesting and beautiful exhibits at the Tower of David Museum is an impressive, 18 sq. meter zinc model of Jerusalem crafted in the 19th century. This unique exhibit was created in 1872, during the Ottoman period in Jerusalem, by the...
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