Arab irregulars of the Holy War Army who fought in Jerusalem under the command of Abdel-Qader al-Husseini, Jerusalem, 1948. Moshe and Batya Carmel collection

Hundreds of Photos Found From When Israel’s War of Independence Raged

From a burning photography store, Moshe Carmel rescued four albums whose bounty starts with the Muslim-Jewish riots of 1929. The pictures are now on display in Jerusalem

Moshe Carmel was a well-known figure in Jerusalem in the 1970s and ‘80s. First he worked as a salesman in a furniture store; later he headed a chain of furniture stores. Then he became the proud owner of some...

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