Not many people can claim to have met Einstein and Ghandi, consulted about his future with Chaim Weizman and received an OBE with Elton John.
British officer John Henry Patterson, a friend of Benjamin Netanyahu’s father, had wanted his ashes to lie near the graves of his comrades.
Ben-Gal was the first Israeli to cross the Atlantic by yacht, and found himself in the midst of the Altalena scandal that rocked pre-state Israel.
In an era when news reporting was far more cumbersome, it took time before the horrific reality sunk in.
Mordechai Gur doubted Israel had sufficient intelligence about airport hostages.
The daughter of the Jewish Brigade's famed commander embarked on a journey to track down the families of the unit's fallen.
The prime minister's candid remarks were made public when the Israel State Archives released transcripts to mark 50 years since the launch of the Campaign to Eradicate Illiteracy.
The man who made the city what it is today left a rich legacy of cultural institutions.
Tel Aviv’s Beit Hatfusot dedicates model of Vienna’s Turnertempel, which was burned down on Kristallnacht in 1938.
From Rosh Pina in the north to Tel Aviv and beyond, gem shuls could use a refit, but the municipalities need to get on board.