The ‘Lamed Heh’, standing for 35 in Hebrew numerology, was a convoy of 38 Haganah fighters sent to resupply the blockaded kibbutzim of Gush Etzion in January 1948.
Meanwhile, thousands of Israel’s Arab citizens decried the “Nakba” (The Catastrophe), namely the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948,
A collection of rare photos gives a glimpse into the beginnings of Israel.
Israel’s largest hospital – Chaim Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan near Tel Aviv – has been named the “10th-best best medical center in the world” by Newsweek magazine.
The remains of Private Livka Shefer who served as a liason between Israeli defensive positions, were finally found.
Protesters hoisted Palestinian flags and shouted slogans including, ‘This is our land,’ ‘We will never give up the fight,’ and ‘We’ll sacrifice our lives for Palestine.’
‘He was and will remain forever one of the ‘flowers of fire’ of our national revival in the State of Israel,’ said Culture Minister Regev.
After a twelve-year court battle, Israeli police evicted a Palestinian family on Tuesday that had been squatting in a Jewish-owned house in Jerusalem.
With its forces vastly outnumbered by Arab armies, Israel’s victory in the 1948 War of Independence was widely considered a modern-day miracle. In 2017, the miracles keep coming.
Two human skeletons, military uniforms and combat helmets were unearthed Wednesday in southern Jerusalem.