The classified treasure Israel will never fully reveal
The IDF Archives celebrates its 65th birthday this year. Although it is open to the public and gets 14,000 annual requests for information, don't expect its staff to reveal where the treasures are buried.
At the entrance to the Israel Defense Forces Archives at the Tel Hashomer military base, a letter is on display. It was sent from the archives to Defense Minister and Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion on December 12, 1948. Five months after he had established the archive, at the height of the battles of the War of Independence, Ben-Gurion had to decide on an important issue: "the authority of the IDF Archives...
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