כניסת אלנבי לירושלים, 11 בדצמבר 1917, אוסף מוזיאון מגדל דוד

A General and A Gentleman

Allenby at the Gates of Jerusalem

December 11, 2017

We are pleased to invite you to the opening of a new exhibition at the Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem

13:00  Street Party at Jaffa Gate Square

  • At the Jaffa Gate plaza, history returns for a moment – A theatrical experience of Jerusalem dignitaries, generals, decorated soldiers and English ladies, all dressed in a colorful outfits will walk around to the sound of street live music

14:00 A reenactment on the steps of the Tower of David of the historic moment

  • when General Allenby declared British rule in Jerusalem. Communal dignitaries together with the Viscount Allenby of Megiddo and Felixstowe and family will be in attendance.

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14:30 – 17:00

English Tea Party in the Tower of David 

  • Live music, tea and traditional English refreshments in the Citadel courtyard

Screening of the film, “Till We Have Built Jerusalem…” (Yaakov Gross)

  • The story of Jerusalem under the British Mandate, through various points of view – British, Israeli and Palestinian – combining rare archive films taken during the British Mandate

 People and Stories Behind the Scenes

  • Conversations with the curators, historians and the Allenby and Shea families

Parking is available in the Mamilla Carparks