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אמיר-ירחי
Writen by: Community Writers
20/04/2020

The Evolution of a Symbol

A Swastika at the Tower of David? What is the connection between the Swastika and the Holy Temple? The Swastika, the symbol of the Nazi Party, obviously evokes intense feelings not only on Holocaust Day and not only among Israelis and Jews. In the Western world, the swastika has been banned as a symbol of Nazism, racism and human evil. The emblem, adopted by Adolf Hitler in 1920 as the symbol of the Nazi movement, was a symbol that Hitler knew from the church of his youth. Hitler viewed this...
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Writen by: Community Writers
17/01/2018

Meet “Jimmy of Jerusalem”

This week’s blog is dedicated to Major General Sir John Shea who commanded the 60th Division that led the battle of Jerusalem in 1917.  We were lucky enough to meet his great grandson Mr John Benson, who came especially to Jerusalem with his wife...
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תערוכת רפואה
Writen by: Community Writers
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...
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Inception
Writen by: Community Writers
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: 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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רון קישינבסי
Writen by: Community Writers
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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armenians
Writen by: Community Writers
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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