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Hope, grief and frustration at the first post-Holocaust Maccabiah

Now that the 19th Maccabiah Games have come to a close, here is another piece for Haaretz. This one is about the newspaper’s coverage of preparations for the third Maccabiah, which took place from September 27 to October 6, 1950. This … Continue reading

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Pope Pius XI, strikes and petrol fires: Pictures from around the 1938 world

On its back page, the Arabic daily Filastin published a selection of news photos from around the world. The Christian-owned broadsheet, published out of Jaffa since 1911, was one of the highest-circulating Arabic newspapers at the time. Its main competitor … Continue reading

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Given that today is the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day in Israel, it seemed only appropriate to  trawl through the 1938 Mandate Palestine press for news of developments in Nazi Germany. 1938, five years into the Third Reich, is referred … Continue reading

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