The Economic Stabilization Plan, approved after a 24-hour cabinet meeting on June 30, 1985, put an end to over a decade of steadily increasing inflation.
For decades, a sign hid under layers of paint in a building on Jaffa's Salameh Street. Restorers recently unearthed the sign, and together with it some touching stories and forgotten facts about citriculture in Mandatory Palestine.
A new exhibit of the works of illustrator Otte Wallish provide a colorful visual lesson in Zionist history.
Alfred Neven DuMont was ‘liberal intellectual, learned man, brilliant publisher, committed to Israel,' says Schocken.
A letter going to auction reveals that Israel's first PM tried to thwart British attempts to resettle 'the enemy' in Haifa. The letter contradicts a testimony by Golda Meir.
Decades before vegetarianism became trendy, Fania Lewando cooked up a non-meat storm in her restaurant, attracting such diners as Marc Chagall. The Yiddish cookbook she wrote nearly vanished. Now it can be read in English.
A work on sex translated into mamaloshen is now available at the National Library in Jerusalem. Women, don’t be insulted.
Dr. Luba Volk, who died in March, unwittingly played a vital role in Mossad’s abduction of war criminal Adolf Eichmann in Buenos Aires.
A trawl through the State Archives highlights the ups and downs of the two countries’ alliance.
On first day of official state visit, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin says 'good relations built on foundation of shared values and deep faith in human dignity and freedom.'