Brig.-Gen. Watson and Lt. Col. Bailey with Jerusalem Mayor Hussein al-Husseini at the Jaffa Gate, December 9, 1917 American Colony Photo Dept. / American Colony Archive, Jerusalem / Reproduction photograph: Shai Halevi

When the Ottomans Surrendered Jerusalem Four Times in One Day

The white bedsheet that went down in history

In 2004, the office of the custodian general in the Justice Ministry sent a small package containing a framed piece of white fabric to the Tower of David Museum in Jerusalem. A note attached to it stated that...

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